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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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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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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

  • Aug 22, 2017
    News

    Several Public Safety Bills Sent to Dreaded Suspense File

    With one month remaining before 2017 bills must be on the Governor’s desk, several legislative measures were heard this week …

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    Promotional Preparation - Camarillo

    LOCATION: Camarillo, CA
    DATE: 11/15/2017

    Are YOU ready for promotion? Come join CPOA and Captain Andy Borrello, Ret. (Author of Police Promotion Super Course) for …

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  • Aug 15, 2017
    News

    Public Comment on Prop 57 Regulations to Close on September 1st

    By Shaun Rundle, Legislative & Region Affairs Representative. Last November, Proposition 57 was passed by the voters by nearly 64%. …

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    Public Records Act - Pacific Grove

    LOCATION: Pacific Grove, CA
    DATE: 10/19/2017 - 10/20/2017

    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 7, 2017
    News

    School Property Cannabis Use Bill to Be Heard When Legislature Returns

    By Shaun Rundle, Legislative & Region Affairs Representative. When the Legislature returns from summer recess on August 21st, one of …

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    Peace Officers' Bill of Rights - Beverly Hills

    LOCATION: Beverly Hills, CA
    DATE: 01/25/2018

    Whether you are the subject of an IA investigation or conducting the questioning, it is important to fully understand the …

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  • Aug 1, 2017
    News

    Racial and Identify Profiling Board Preparing for Initial Report

    By Shaun Rundle, Legislative & Region Affairs Representative. The Racial and Identify Profiling Act of 2015, or AB 953, was …

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    Public Records Act - Oceanside

    LOCATION: Oceanside, CA
    DATE: 02/01/2018 - 02/02/2018

    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 31, 2017
    News

    DISTRICT COURT RULES THAT A CRIMINAL SUSPECT HAD NO EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY REGARDING THE LOCATION OF HIS CELLPHONE

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. of Jones & Mayer On May 16, 2017, the United States District Court for …

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    Public Records Act - Vacaville

    LOCATION: Vacaville, CA
    DATE: 09/28/2017 - 09/29/2017

    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 25, 2017
    News

    CPOA Relays Concerns to DOJ on OIS Legislative Proposal

    By Shaun Rundle, Legislative & Region Affairs Representative. Members of CPOA’s Law & Legislation Committee met via conference call with …

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    Public Records Act - Camarillo

    LOCATION: Camarillo, CA
    DATE: 01/17/2018 - 01/18/2018

    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 19, 2017
    News

    PROPOSITION 47’s RESENTENCING GUIDELINES DO NOT APPLY TO PROCEEDINGS UNDER THE THREE STRIKES REFORM ACT

    COURTESY of James R. Touchstone, Esq. of Jones & Mayer On July 3, 2017, the California Supreme Court, in People v. …

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    Internal Affairs Investigations - San Rafael

    LOCATION: San Rafael, CA
    DATE: 10/10/2017 - 10/12/2017

    Learn the differences between civil and criminal liability and acquire a strong working knowledge of the Peace Officer Procedural Bill …

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  • Jul 18, 2017
    News

    CLARIFICATION: STATEWIDE APPLICABILITY OF THE ALADS v. SUPERIOR COURT CASE

    Courtesy of Gregory P. Palmer of Jones & Mayer Yesterday’s client alert memorandum (Vol. 32, No. 19) erroneously suggested the …

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    Public Records Act - Salinas

    LOCATION: Salinas, CA
    DATE: 02/22/2018 - 02/23/2018

    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 17, 2017
    News

    Just When You Thought The Brady/Pitchess Discussion Was Over……..

    Courtesy of Gregory P. Palmer of Jones & Mayer The Second District Court of Appeal in Los Angeles issued a …

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    Pitchess Motion Update - Redwood City

    LOCATION: Redwood City, CA
    DATE: 09/21/2017

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

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  • Jul 12, 2017
    News

    POBAR Provides That Copies of Prior Interrogation Recordings Must Be Provided Before Second Interrogation

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. and Keith F. Collins, Esq. of Jones & Mayer On July 6, 2017, the …

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  • Event

    Tactical Liability - Redding

    LOCATION: Redding, CA
    DATE: 09/13/2017

    A must course for all K9 handlers, SWAT members and supervisors, as well as any officer/deputy dealing with tactical responses. …

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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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