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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

  • Jan 17, 2018
    News

    CPOA CASE SUMMARIES – DECEMBER 2017

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW Information provided by bus driver to sheriff’s deputy sufficient to reasonably justify …

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    Pitchess Motion Update - Clovis

    LOCATION: Clovis, CA
    DATE: 03/15/2018

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

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  • Jan 16, 2018
    News

    2018 Public Safety Ballot Initiatives Cleared to Gather Signatures

    By Shaun Rundle, Deputy Director. Leading into November’s General Election, several public safety ballot measures have received title and summary …

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    Pitchess Motion Update - Fontana

    LOCATION: Fontana, CA
    DATE: 05/10/2018

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

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  • Jan 2, 2018
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    Legislature Returns and Begins 2018 with Failed 2017 Attempts

    By Shaun Rundle, Deputy Director. Members of the Assembly and Senate return to work this week after a three-month recess …

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    Officer Involved Shooting - Supervisor/Management Responsibility - Fontana

    LOCATION: Fontana, CA
    DATE: 02/27/2018 - 03/01/2018

    Legal Aspects: Current Public Perceptions Criminal/Administrative Investigations Case Law Risk Management Issues Media Relations: Controlling the Flow of Information Press …

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  • Dec 19, 2017
    News

    3 IMPACTS OF THE INTERNET OF THINGS (IoT) ON POLICING

    3 IMPACTS OF THE INTERNET OF THINGS (IoT) ON POLICING Lieutenant Brian Ellis; Sacramento Police Department It’s a Saturday night on …

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    Internal Affairs Investigations - Fontana

    LOCATION: Fontana, CA
    DATE: 06/12/2018 - 06/14/2018

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

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  • Dec 12, 2017
    News

    WARRANTLESS SEARCH OF PROBATIONER’S RESIDENCE REASONABLE DESPITE OBJECTION OF CO-OCCUPANT

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. On November 30, 2017, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held, in Smith v. City …

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    Internal Affairs Investigations - Newport Beach

    LOCATION: Newport Beach, CA
    DATE: 05/23/2018 - 05/25/2018

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

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  • Dec 12, 2017
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    CPOA CASE SUMMARIES – NOVEMBER 2017

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW   A defendant may challenge evidence found in a searched vehicle as …

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    Public Records Act - Sacramento

    LOCATION: Sacramento, CA
    DATE: 03/08/2018 - 03/09/2018

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

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  • Dec 7, 2017
    News

    POLICE BODY WORN CAMERAS: IS TRANSPARENCY ACHIEVABLE?

    POLICE BODY WORN CAMERAS: IS TRANSPARENCY ACHIEVABLE? Jarod Primicerio California State University Dominguez Hills Introduction When any type of emergency …

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    Public Records Act - Fontana

    LOCATION: Fontana, CA
    DATE: 03/28/2018 - 03/29/2018

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

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  • Nov 29, 2017
    News

    WARRANTLESS SEARCH OF VEHICLE DASHBOARD CONSOLE IS PERMISSIBLE UNDER THE “AUTOMOBILE EXCEPTION” WHEN SUPPORTED BY PROBABLE CAUSE

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. On November 13, 2017, the California Court of Appeal for the Sixth Appellate District decided, …

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    Critical Incident Response for Supervisors and Managers - Ukiah

    LOCATION: Ukiah, CA
    DATE: 01/31/2018 - 02/02/2018

    Enhances the capabilities of Corporals, Sergeants, and Command Officers responsible for the resolution of critical incidents in a patrol environment. …

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  • Nov 29, 2017
    News

    DISTRICT COURT CONCLUDES THAT THE FOURTH AMENDMENT DOES NOT REQUIRE JUDICIAL REVIEW OF ICE OFFICERS’ PROBABLE CAUSE DETERMINATIONS

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. In June 2017, the United States District Court for the Central District of California, in …

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    Public Records Act - Napa

    LOCATION: Napa, CA
    DATE: 02/06/2018 - 02/07/2018

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

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  • Nov 15, 2017
    News

    CPOA CASE SUMMARIES – OCTOBER 2017

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. PEACE OFFICER PERSONNEL RECORDS Prosecution’s notice to defense counsel that officer’s personnel file contained …

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    Police Lieutenant Promotional Workshop - Fairfield

    LOCATION: Fairfield, CA
    DATE: 03/28/2018

    What you will learn: Are you ready for promotion? Captain (Ret.) Andy Borrello (Author of Police Promotion Super Course) will …

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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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