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The California Peace Officers’ Association has developed progressive leadership in California law enforcement for nearly 100 years. CPOA’s membership program strives to develop your leadership skills through training, advocacy and networking.

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Relevant and Up-To-Date Training

CPOA provides relevant and up-to-date training to the law enforcement, legal and public safety professions throughout the state of California, most of which are POST certified.

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Search For A Job In Public Safety

CPOA’s CareerCENTER offers you the opportunity to search for jobs, post your resume and register for job alerts. Posting a job with CPOA means your position will be sent to more than 3,000 law enforcement professionals.

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News & Events

  • Jul 26, 2016
    News

    Governor Signs CPOA-Supported Bills

    Week of July 25, 2016  By Shaun Rundle, Government Affairs and Public Safety Specialist Last Friday Governor Jerry Brown signed …

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    Peace Officers Bill of Rights - Anaheim

    LOCATION: Anaheim, CA
    DATE: 11/08/2016

    Registration Fee $125.00

    What you will learn: Whether you are the subject of an IA investigation or conducting the questioning, it is important …

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  • Jul 25, 2016
    News

    The “In Car” Video of an Arrest, Used in an I.A. Investigation, Does Not Become a “Personnel Record”

    The “In Car” Video of an Arrest, Used in an I.A. Investigation, Does Not Become a “Personnel Record” Prepared by: …

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  • Event

    Public Records Act - Camarillo

    LOCATION: Camarillo, CA
    DATE: 12/14/2016 - 12/15/2016

    Registration Fee $250.00

    Learn the statutory and case law requirements in the dissemination of public records to protect your agency.

  • Jul 22, 2016
    News

    Are Records Regarding Government Business Subject to The CPRA if They are on Private Cell Phones or E-Mail Accounts?

    Prepared by Martin J. Mayer, Esq. of Jones & Mayer On July 5, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals, …

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    Public Records Act - Hanford

    LOCATION: Hanford, CA
    DATE: 10/13/2016 - 10/14/2016

    Registration Fee $250.00

    Learn the statutory and case law requirements in the dissemination of public records to protect your agency.

  • Jul 11, 2016
    News

    PUBLIC SAFETY MEASURES MAKE THE NOVEMBER BALLOT

    Week of July 11, 2016  By Shaun Rundle, Government Affairs and Public Safety Specialist After a June 30th deadline for …

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    Public Records Act - Antioch

    LOCATION: Antioch, CA
    DATE: 09/15/2016 - 09/16/2016

    Registration Fee $250.00

    Learn the statutory and case law requirements in the dissemination of public records to protect your agency.

  • Jun 30, 2016
    News

    U.S. Supreme Court Overrules Utah State Court Suppression of Evidence Found in Search Following Warrant Arrest After Illegal Detention

    Prepared by Jones & Mayer - www.jones-mayer.com In a June 20, 2016 decision, the United States Supreme Court acted by …

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    Public Records Act - Santa Cruz

    LOCATION: Santa Cruz, CA
    DATE: 09/08/2016 - 09/09/2016

    Registration Fee $250.00

    Learn the statutory and case law requirements in the dissemination of public records to protect your agency.

  • Jun 16, 2016
    News

    Advocacy A.P.B!

    The legislature is currently on its month-long summer recess, which began on July 1st. Please check back beginning on August …

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  • Event

    Use of Force/Liability/Litigation - Breaching the Minefield - Hanford

    LOCATION: Hanford, CA
    DATE: 11/02/2016 - 11/03/2016

    Registration Fee: $112.00

    Don’t play the probability game – a high-profile use of force incident could happen to your agency. Be prepared. The …

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    Use of Force/Liability/Litigation - Breaching the Minefield - Folsom

    LOCATION: Folsom, CA
    DATE: 01/24/2017 - 01/25/2017

    Registration Fee: $112.00

    Don’t play the probability game – a high-profile use of force incident could happen to your agency. Be prepared. The …

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  • Event

    Peace Officers Bill of Rights - Fontana

    LOCATION: Fontana, CA
    DATE: 09/29/2016

    Registration Fee $125.00

    What you will learn: Whether you are the subject of an IA investigation or conducting the questioning, it is important …

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  • Event

    Canine Program Management - Gardena

    LOCATION: Gardena, CA
    DATE: 09/19/2016 - 09/21/2016

    Registration Fee $280

    Updated and Revised! Gain insight into creating a program, improving an existing one and meeting standards to make your program successful. …

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  • Event

    Strategies for Career Planning and Oral Board Clinic for Law Enforcement Personnel - Irvine

    LOCATION: Irvine, CA
    DATE: 08/18/2016

    Registration Fee $25.00

    We will discuss why it is important to to pay attention to personal branding early in one’s career and how …

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Our Mission

CPOA provides progressive, ethical leadership development through the training, technology, advocacy and mentoring of our future leaders.

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