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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

  • 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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    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 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 - 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 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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    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 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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    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 10, 2017
    News

    Two Bills Seek to Reform the CalGang Database

    By Shaun Rundle, Legislative & Region Affairs Representative. Two bills are making their way through the Legislature this year granting …

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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 5, 2017
    News

    Preliminary Injunction Granted Regarding Possession/Use of High-Capacity Magazines

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. of Jones & Mayer On June 29, 2017, the federal District Court for the Southern …

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    Community Policing in the 21st Century to Reduce Conflict (CP21) - Alhambra

    LOCATION: Alhambra, CA
    DATE: 07/18/2017

    This course will prepare attendees with the ability to provide their agency AND community members with critical information to build …

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  • Jul 5, 2017
    News

    CPOA Advocating on the Biggest Impact Bills to the Profession

    By Shaun Rundle, Legislative & Region Affairs Representative. 2017 has been no less of a Capitol attack on the law …

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    Human Trafficking - Camarillo

    LOCATION: Camarillo, CA
    DATE: 10/12/2017

    This course is an overview of a 10-month investigation by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, California Franchise Tax Board and …

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  • Jun 30, 2017
    News

    Creating a Mental Health Team

    Author - Sergeant Angela Voorhees, California State University Northridge Thirty years ago, the state of California drastically cut back its …

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    Peace Officers' Bill of Rights - Fullerton

    LOCATION: Fullerton, CA
    DATE: 08/18/2017

    What you will learn: Whether you are the subject of an IA investigation or conducting the questioning, it is important …

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  • Jun 28, 2017
    News

    Lawmakers Still Trying to Grasp Body Camera Issue

    By Shaun Rundle, Legislative & Region Affairs Representative. In the wake of the 2014 incident in Ferguson, Missouri the public …

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    Leadership Development Course

    LOCATION: Fall/Winter Location and Dates - TBD
    DATE: 12/01/2017

    This exclusive class provides line-level officers the building blocks to grow into leadership positions through the belief that the most …

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  • Jun 27, 2017
    News

    United States Supreme Court Declines To Decide Whether Second Amendment Protects The Right To Bear Arms In Public

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. and Keith F. Collins, Esq. of Jones & Mayer On June 26, 2017, the United …

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    Public Records Act - Clovis

    LOCATION: Clovis, CA
    DATE: 10/12/2017 - 10/13/2017

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

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

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