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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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Relevant and Up-To-Date Training

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 23, 2017
    News

    Public Safety Bills Head to Policy Committee

    By Shaun Rundle, Legislative & Region Affairs Representative. Several dozen pieces of law enforcement legislation have been assigned to Assembly …

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    Internal Affairs Investigations - Carlsbad

    LOCATION: Carlsbad, CA
    DATE: 03/14/2017 - 03/16/2017

    What you will learn: Learn the differences between civil and criminal liability and acquire a strong working knowledge of the …

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  • Jan 20, 2017
    News

    December 2016 Case Summaries

    Prepared By: Brittany E. Roberto and Martin J. Mayer of Jones & Mayer CONSTITUTIONAL LAW Officers’ warrantless search of defendant’s …

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    Pitchess Motion Update - Salinas

    LOCATION: Salinas, CA
    DATE: 04/20/2017

    Learn the statutory and case law requirements in the dissemination of public records to protect your agency.

  • Jan 17, 2017
    News

    Governor Releases Budget Proposal: Public Safety Monies Dismal

    By Shaun Rundle, Legislative & Region Affairs Representative. On January 10th Governor Jerry Brown released his proposed 2017-2018 budget, with …

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  • Event

    Leadership Primer for Commanders - Folsom

    LOCATION: Folsom, CA
    DATE: 03/07/2017 - 03/08/2017

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

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  • Jan 9, 2017
    News

    New Bill Requires Public Notice of Agency Surveillance Use

    By Shaun Rundle, Legislative & Region Affairs Representative. To build upon the Legislature’s desire for more law enforcement transparency, Senator …

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    Officer Involved Shooting - Supervisor/Manager Responsibility - Los Angeles

    LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA
    DATE: 02/13/2017 - 02/15/2017

    This course covers the Legal Aspects, Media Relations, Investigative Steps, and the Psychological and Physiological Effects of an Officer Involved …

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  • Jan 3, 2017
    News

    Officers’ Personnel Records May be Subject to Discovery Even if They Didn’t Observe or Participate in Misconduct

    On December 12, 2016, the 2nd District Court of Appeal held, in Riske v. Superior Court (City of Los Angeles), …

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  • Event

    Public Records Act - Roseville

    LOCATION: Roseville, CA
    DATE: 04/27/2017 - 04/28/2017

    Learn the statutory and case law requirements in the dissemination of public records to protect your agency.

  • Jan 3, 2017
    News

    2017-2018 Legislative Session Begins

    By Shaun Rundle, Legislative & Region Affairs Representative. The Democratic supermajorities in both the Assembly and Senate will convene the 2017-2018 …

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  • Event

    Leadership Development Course - McClellan

    LOCATION: McClellan, CA
    DATE: 04/10/2017 - 05/19/2017

    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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  • Jan 3, 2017
    News

    CPOA Case Summaries – November 2016

    CONSTITUTIONAL LAW Suppression of evidence obtained during inventory search of vehicle not required where the inventory search was conducted pursuant …

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    Public Records Act - Fresno

    LOCATION: Fresno, CA
    DATE: 04/06/2017 - 04/07/2017

    Registration Fee $250.00

    Learn the statutory and case law requirements in the dissemination of public records to protect your agency.

  • Dec 22, 2016
    News

    Assault Weapons Ban Set to Take Effect; What Does It Mean?

    By Shaun Rundle, Legislative & Region Affairs Representative. Two bills that were part of a gun control legislation package sent to …

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  • Event

    FTO Adult Learning Techniques - Carlsbad

    LOCATION: Carlsbad, CA
    DATE: 05/08/2017 - 05/09/2017

    Registration Fee $258.00

    CPOA is excited to offer an Advanced Field Training course to enhance the training skills of training officers beyond mandatory …

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  • Dec 15, 2016
    News

    2017-18 Legislature Sworn In; Quickly Introduces Public Safety Bills

    By Shaun Rundle, Legislative & Region Affairs Representative On Monday, December 5th lawmakers of the 2017-2018 legislative session were sworn in …

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    Public Records Act - Carlsbad

    LOCATION: Carlsbad, CA
    DATE: 05/04/2017 - 05/05/2017

    Registration Fee $250.00

    Learn the statutory and case law requirements in the dissemination of public records to protect your agency.

  • Dec 9, 2016
    News

    A Changing Paradigm: The New World of Commercial Cannabis

    Authored by: Sergeant Angela Voorhees, Sierra Madre Police Department  & Chief Michael Salvador, Coalinga Police Department contributing The legislative year is …

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  • Event

    Pitchess Motion Update - Fontana

    LOCATION: Fontana, CA
    DATE: 04/13/2017

    Registration Fee $190.00

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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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