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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. Become A Member

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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. Register For Training

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News & Events

  • Nov 16, 2022
    News

    CPOA Case Summaries-Sept/Oct 2022

    CPOA Case Summaries-Sept/Oct 2022 Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. The following Case Summaries have been provided by Jim Touchstone, …

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    Public Records Act - Sacramento - March 8-9, 2023

    LOCATION: Sacramento, California
    DATE: 03/08/2023 - 03/09/2023

    $250

    Learn the statutory and case law requirements in the dissemination of public records to protect your agency. Topics covered include: …

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  • Sep 9, 2022
    News

    Bills Are with Governor Now. What's On His Desk?

    By: Shaun Rundle, Executive Director. The Legislature had a strict deadline of August 31st, to send all bills to Governor …

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    Public Records Act - Santa Rosa- January 17-18, 2023 **FULL**

    LOCATION: Santa Rosa, California
    DATE: 01/17/2023 - 01/18/2023

    $250

    Learn the statutory and case law requirements in the dissemination of public records to protect your agency. Topics covered include: …

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  • Sep 9, 2022
    News

    CPOA Case Summaries-July 2022

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. The following Case Summaries have been provided by Jim Touchstone, Partner at Jones & …

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    Public Records Act - San Fernando - February 15-16, 2022

    LOCATION: San Fernando, California
    DATE: 02/15/2023 - 02/16/2023

    $250

    Learn the statutory and case law requirements in the dissemination of public records to protect your agency. Topics covered include: …

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  • Aug 4, 2022
    News

    Back From Summer Recess: Legislature Wraps Up

    By: Shaun Rundle, Executive Director. On Monday, August 1st the Legislature returned from their month-long Summer Recess. They now have …

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    Public Records Act - Escondido- December 15-16, 2022

    LOCATION: Escondido, California
    DATE: 12/15/2022 - 12/16/2022

    $250

    Learn the statutory and case law requirements in the dissemination of public records to protect your agency. Topics covered include: …

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  • Jul 28, 2022
    News

    CPOA Case Summaries-June 2022

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. The following Case Summaries have been provided by Jim Touchstone, CPOA’s General Counsel. CPOA …

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  • Event

    Capitol to Communities: Legislative Impact - Recording

    LOCATION: Virtual
    DATE: 11/29/2022

    The Legislature was certainly busy in 2022! This course informs you of changes in statutory law enacted in the current …

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  • May 12, 2022
    News

    CPOA Case Summaries-March/April 2022

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. The following Case Summaries have been provided by Jim Touchstone, CPOA's General Counsel. CPOA …

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    LEADS

    LOCATION: Live Webinar
    DATE: 01/01/2021 - 12/31/2022

    LEADS is CPOA’s monthly, 30-60 minute, online conversation series on topics most pressing to the profession. Since 2020, we have …

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  • Mar 14, 2022
    News

    CPOA Case Summaries-February 2022

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW/ POLICE CONDUCT Court extends the Bivens remedy to allow suit against a …

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    ICLD Leadership Courses

    LOCATION: Online Course
    DATE: 01/01/2022 - 12/31/2022

    The Credible Leadership Series of courses is delivered on-line, can dramatically reduce training costs, is interactive, self-paced and intended to …

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  • Jan 24, 2022
    News

    2022 Legislative Year: Retail Theft, Murder Liability, Fentanyl and More

    By Shaun Rundle, CPOA Executive Director Legislators feeling frustrated by their failed 2021 bills have reintroduced some of those measures. …

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  • Jan 24, 2022
    News

    CPOA CASE SUMMARIES – DECEMBER 2021

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq.   CONSTITUTIONAL LAW/ POLICE CONDUCT   Defendant’s murder conviction was reversed because the police …

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  • Dec 16, 2021
    News

    CPOA Case Summaries – November 2021

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. CPOA CASE SUMMARIES – NOVEMBER 2021 CONSTITUTIONAL LAW/POLICE CONDUCT   A. Plaintiff raising his …

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

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