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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

  • May 15, 2018
    News

    Several Bills Look to be Defeated on Suspense File

    By Shaun Rundle, Deputy Director. I am working to defeat several bills that would impede public safety while they are …

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    Role of the Sergeant - Westminster

    LOCATION: Westminster, CA
    DATE: 06/28/2018

    Are you ready for Promotion? Come ask the promotional panel those questions you always wanted answered. Success is dependent on …

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  • Apr 30, 2018
    News

    CPOA Laid Out AB 931 Concerns to Author and ACLU

    By Shaun Rundle, Deputy Director. Last week members of CPOA’s board of directors joined staff and some law enforcement association …

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  • Event

    Oral Interview Dynamics: Promotional Preparation - Alhambra

    LOCATION: Alhambra, CA
    DATE: 06/13/2018 - 06/13/2018

    The goal of this course is to help you showcase your individual supervisory & management potential through any selection process. …

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  • Apr 30, 2018
    News

    CPOA-backed Ballot Initiative Gains Steam

    By Shaun Rundle, Deputy Director Various law enforcement organizations have joined CPOA in the support coalition for the “Reducing Crime …

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    Recreational Marijuana and Changing Laws - What Cops Need to Know - San Dimas

    LOCATION: San Dimas, CA
    DATE: 07/09/2018 - 07/09/2018

    $35 – Members
    $45 – Non-Members

    In November 2016, the California voters passed PROPOSITION 64 (THE MARIJUANA ADULT USE ACT). The course will include not only …

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  • Apr 17, 2018
    News

    Legislature to Retry Public Release of Peace Officer Records

    By Shaun Rundle, Deputy Director Two years ago, former Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) authored SB 1286, a measure that …

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  • Event

    Below 100 - Redding

    LOCATION: Redding, CA
    DATE: 06/27/2018

    FREE

    BELOW 100 - The last time line-of-duty officer deaths were below 100 was 1943. Over the last five years, those …

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  • Apr 17, 2018
    News

    CPOA Weighs in Early and Often on Use of Force Standard Proposal

    By Shaun Rundle, Deputy Director. Like our law enforcement partner associations and agencies, CPOA was blindsided with the proposed changes …

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    Public Records Act - Atascadero

    LOCATION: Atascadero, CA
    DATE: 06/07/2018 - 06/08/2018

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

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  • Apr 16, 2018
    News

    CPOA CASE SUMMARIES – MARCH 2018

    Courtesy of: James R. Touchstone, Esq. POLICE CONDUCT/CONSTITUTIONAL LAW A deputy who pointed a loaded gun at a suspect’s head …

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    Public Records Act - Bakersfield

    LOCATION: Bakersfield, CA
    DATE: 05/17/2018 - 05/18/2018

    THE CLASS IS NOW FULL.  IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE PLACED ON THE WAITLIST, PLEASE CONTACT TRAINING COORDINATOR AARON …

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  • Apr 10, 2018
    News

    OFFICER IS ENTITLED TO QUALIFIED IMMUNITY WHERE OFFICER’S ACTIONS DO NOT VIOLATE CLEARLY ESTABLISHED RIGHT THAT A REASONABLE OFFICER WOULD HAVE KNOWN

    Courtesy of: James R. Touchstone, Esq. On April 2, 2018, in Kisela v. Hughes, 2018 U.S. LEXIS 2245 (U.S. Apr. 2, …

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    Peace Officer's Bill of Rights - Santa Ana

    LOCATION: Santa Ana, CA
    DATE: 05/22/2018

    THE CLASS IS NOW FULL.  IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE PLACED ON THE WAITLIST, PLEASE CONTACT TRAINING COORDINATOR AARON …

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  • Apr 6, 2018
    News

    GUIDED BY U.S. SUPREME COURT PRECEDENT, CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT HOLDS THAT COLLECTION OF DNA CHEEK SWAB IS REASONABLE WHEN REQUIRED OF A FELONY ARRESTEE

    Courtesy of: James R. Touchstone, Esq. On April 2, 2018, in the case of People v. Buza, 2018 Cal. LEXIS 2245 …

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    Public Records Act - Turlock

    LOCATION: Turlock, CA
    DATE: 06/28/2018 - 06/29/2018

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

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  • Apr 4, 2018
    News

    CPOA Expresses Concerns Over Surveillance Policy Release Bill

    By Shaun Rundle, Deputy Director. Heard in Senate Public Safety this week was SB 1186 (Hill-D), a bill that would …

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    Critical Incident Response for Supervisors and Managers - Porterville

    LOCATION: Porterville, CA
    DATE: 06/26/2018 - 06/28/2018

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

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  • Apr 4, 2018
    News

    DOJ Releases SB 54 Compliance Bulletin

    By Shaun Rundle, Deputy Director. Last week the CA Department of Justice released a bulletin to all of law enforcement …

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    Public Records Act - Fontana

    LOCATION: Fontana, CA
    DATE: 05/31/2018 - 06/01/2018

    THE CLASS IS NOW FULL.  IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE PLACED ON THE WAITLIST, PLEASE CONTACT TRAINING COORDINATOR AARON …

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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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