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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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News & Events

  • Apr 19, 2021
    News

    Police Reform Bills Move Along with Strong Support

    By: Shaun Rundle, Deputy Director. To little surprise, the 2021 legislation proposing the biggest changes to modern policing have been …

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    Officer Involved Shooting - Supervisor & Management Responsibility - Riverside

    LOCATION: Riverside, CA
    DATE: 07/13/2021 - 07/14/2021

    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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  • Mar 15, 2021
    News

    NO CLEARLY ESTABLISHED LAW GOVERNED THE REASONABLENESS OF USING A CANINE TO SUBDUE A NON-COMPLIANT SUSPECT

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. In Hernandez v. Town of Gilbert,[1] the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that …

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    Public Records Act - Carlsbad

    LOCATION: Carlsbad, CA
    DATE: 09/28/2021 - 09/29/2021

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

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  • Mar 12, 2021
    News

    Here We Go Again: Decertification, ALPRs, and Records Release

    By: Shaun Rundle, Deputy Director. Public safety bills have been begun hearings in Senate and Assembly policy committees, such as …

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  • Event

    Current Legal Issues in Law Enforcement - Fontana

    LOCATION: Fontana, CA
    DATE: 06/02/2021

    Keep your agency out of court with Legal Update training! Find out the latest legal updates on hiring, harassment, release …

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  • Mar 10, 2021
    News

    CPOA CASE SUMMARIES – FEBRUARY 2021

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW Nervous and evasive behavior is a pertinent factor in determining whether suspicion …

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    2020 Impacts on Effective Leadership & Roles of the Sergeant & Lieutenant

    LOCATION: Live Webinar 1:00 p.m - 3:00 p.m
    DATE: 05/19/2021

    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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  • Feb 16, 2021
    News

    CPOA CASE SUMMARIES – JANUARY 2021

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW District Court erred by applying the subjective deliberate indifference standard to plaintiff’s …

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    Public Records Act - Suisun

    LOCATION: Suisun, CA
    DATE: 06/23/2021 - 06/24/2021

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

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  • Feb 12, 2021
    News

    Legislation 2021: Just When We Thought They Ran Out of Ideas

    By: Shaun Rundle, Deputy Director. Criminal justice reform since 2014 has been a ping pong game between the Legislature and …

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    Public Records Act - Auburn

    LOCATION: Auburn, CA
    DATE: 06/21/2021 - 06/22/2021

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

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  • Feb 3, 2021
    News

    FACTUAL DISPUTES PREVENTED COURT’S DETERMINATION OF PLAINTIFF’S FIRST AMENDMENT CLAIM UNDER PICKERING BALANCING TEST

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. In Moser v. Las Vegas Metro. Police Dept., the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals …

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    Legislative Deep Dive

    LOCATION: Live Webinar
    DATE: 05/04/2021

    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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  • Jan 26, 2021
    News

    VOLUNTARY VACCINE AND WORKERS’ COMPENSATION

    Courtesy of Paul R. Coble, Esq. & Richard A. Lucero, Esq. of Jones & Mayer While the distribution of the …

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  • Event

    Public Records Act - Livermore

    LOCATION: Livermore, CA
    DATE: 04/28/2021 - 04/29/2021

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

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  • Jan 20, 2021
    News

    CPOA CASE SUMMARIES – DECEMBER 2020

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW/POLICE CONDUCT Reasonable factfinder could conclude that police officer violated plaintiff’s due process …

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    Doxing Law Enforcement: How to Protect your Personal Information Online

    LOCATION: Live Webinar 1:00 p.m - 4:00 p.m
    DATE: 04/21/2021

    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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  • Jan 13, 2021
    News

    2021 Legislative Year: Officer Qualifications, Records Release and More

    By: Shaun Rundle, CPOA Deputy Director. Legislators feeling frustrated by a 2020 year impacted by the pandemic have reintroduced some …

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  • Event

    Region X- Homeless Liaison Officer - Beverly Hills

    LOCATION: Beverly Hills, CA
    DATE: 05/19/2021

    $90 – Members
    $110 – Non-Members

    Police agencies will learn best practices on how to effectively deal with their respective homeless population. Collaborating with various non-profits, …

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