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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

  • Jan 24, 2023
    News

    CPOA Client Alerts - January 2023

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

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    Officer Involved Shooting - Supervisor & Management Responsibility - - 03/28/2023 - 03/29/2023 - Newport Beach

    LOCATION: Newport Beach, CA
    DATE: 03/28/2023 - 03/29/2023

    This course covers Legal Aspects and Investigation of an Officer Involved Shooting.  Discuss public perceptions, criminal/administration investigations, case law, and …

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  • Dec 27, 2022
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    CPOA Case Summaries-Nov 2022

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

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    Legislative Deep Dive for Professional Staff - 2/7/2023 - Webinar

    LOCATION: Live Tradewing Webinar
    DATE: 02/07/2023

    $0 Members
    $40 Non-Members

    A Collaborative Forum for Exchanging Ideas, Best Practices, and Answering Questions During the COVID-19 Pandemic brought to you by the …

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  • Nov 16, 2022
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    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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    Search and Seizure Series - Webinar

    LOCATION: Tradewing Webinar
    DATE: 02/15/2023 - 03/08/2023

    $50 Members
    $75 Non-Members

    The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of California is presenting a three-part training series on Search & …

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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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    Leadership Primer for Commanders - 3/6/23 - 3/7/23 - Imperial

    LOCATION: Imperial, CA
    DATE: 03/06/2023 - 03/07/2023

    Now, more than ever, law enforcement needs leaders who can motivate, inspire, and influence others to improve their organizations’ performance …

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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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    Pitchess Motion Update - Seal Beach - February 8, 2023

    LOCATION: Seal Beach, CA
    DATE: 02/08/2023

    This course will update you on handling a Pitchess Motion, both procedurally and substantively, from the time a motion is …

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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 - Sacramento - March 8-9, 2023 **FULL*

    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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  • 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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    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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  • 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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    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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  • 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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    Leadership Development Course #10- for Line Level Personnel

    LOCATION: Riverside, CA
    DATE: 01/23/2023 - 03/03/2023

    Today, more than ever, law enforcement commands are looking for the next generation leaders, in all levels and departments of …

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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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    Public Records Act - Santa Barbara - April 4-5, 2023

    LOCATION: Santa Barbara
    DATE: 04/04/2023 - 04/05/2023

    $250 Registration Fee

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

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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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