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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

  • Mar 22, 2017
    News

    The Importance of Climate in Police Work

    In response to the avalanche of complaints and protests surrounding police shootings over the past two years, the United States …

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    Social Media Training - El Cerrito

    LOCATION: El Cerrito, CA
    DATE: 05/22/2017

    Social Media Training Has the digital era changed the way officers may need to respond to critical incident investigations?  Mike …

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  • Mar 21, 2017
    News

    Law Enforcement Legislative Day Hits on Hot Topics

    By Shaun Rundle, Legislative & Region Affairs Representative. Nearly 200 members of California’s law enforcement community descended upon Sacramento last week …

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    P.E.P.: Force Use for the 21st Century - San Ramon

    LOCATION: San Ramon, CA
    DATE: 06/19/2017

    P.E.P.: Force Use for the 21st Century - San Ramon This class introduces officers to the Platform-Efficiency-Proficiency (P.E.P.) philosophy, which …

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  • Mar 16, 2017
    News

    Officer Misleads Judge When Procuring Search Warrant for Child Pornography by Omitting Relevant Information from the Search Warrant Application

    On March 13, 2017, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal held, in the case of United States v. Perkins, 2017 …

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    Peace Officer's Bill of Rights - Santa Cruz

    LOCATION: Santa Cruz, CA
    DATE: 05/10/2017

    Registration Fee $125.00

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

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  • Mar 15, 2017
    News

    Paul Curry Honored with Bud Hawkins Award at Law Enforcement Legislative Day

    Paul Curry was honored today with the presentation of the Bud Hawkins Award at the 25th Annual Law Enforcement Legislative …

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    Public Records Act - Winters

    LOCATION: Winters, CA
    DATE: 06/07/2017 - 06/08/2017

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

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  • Mar 14, 2017
    News

    Case Summaries - February 2017

    Case Summaries provided by James R. Touchstone and Brittany E. Roberto of Jones & Mayer CONSTITUTIONAL LAW Officer’s Miranda v. …

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    Current Legal Issues in Law Enforcement - Clovis

    LOCATION: Clovis, CA
    DATE: 05/16/2017

    $126

    Keep your agency out of court with Legal Update training! Find out the latest legal updates on hiring, harassment, release …

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  • Mar 8, 2017
    News

    California Supreme Court to Weigh in on Pension Formula Dispute

    In November 2016, the California Supreme Court granted review of Marin Association of Public Employees v. Marin County Employees’ Retirement …

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    Public Records Act - Madera

    LOCATION: Madera, CA
    DATE: 05/24/2017 - 05/25/2017

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

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  • Mar 8, 2017
    News

    Correctional Officers Violate Inmates’ First and Sixth Amendment Rights by Opening Legal Mail Outside Their Presence

    On March 3, 2017, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal held, in the cases of Hayes v. Idaho Corr. Ctr., …

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    Run to Remember 5k, 10k & Kid's Fun Run

    LOCATION: Shadow Cliffs Regional Park, Pleasanton, CA
    DATE: 05/06/2017

    5K - $45 pre-register, $55 race day
    10k - $45 pre-register, $55 race day
    Kid's Fun Run - $25 pre-register, $30 race day

    The Run to Remember is a family and community oriented event held annually by California Peace Officers’ Association’s Region II …

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  • Mar 8, 2017
    News

    Supreme Court Case Regarding Disclosure of Records Contained in Private Accounts

    On March 2, 2017, the California Supreme Court, in City of San Jose v. Superior Court of Santa Clara County …

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    Public Records Act - Redwood City

    LOCATION: Redwood City, CA
    DATE: 04/18/2017 - 04/19/2017

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

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  • Mar 7, 2017
    News

    Agencies May Have a Duty to Accommodate Injured Police Recruits Under FEHA

    On February 14, 2017, the California Second District Court of Appeal held, in the case of Atkins et al. v. …

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    Peace Officer's Bill of Rights - Camarillo

    LOCATION: Camarillo, CA
    DATE: 05/31/2017

    Registration Fee $125.00

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

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  • Mar 1, 2017
    News

    CPOA Relays Concerns Over Law Enforcement & Immigration Bill

    By Shaun Rundle, Legislative & Region Affairs Representative. When the 2017-2018 Legislature was sworn in to office last December several returning …

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    Oral Interview Dynamics: Promotional Preparation - Long Beach

    LOCATION: Long Beach, CA
    DATE: 04/03/2017

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

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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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