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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

  • Apr 19, 2017
    News

    CPOA Requesting Support for POST and 911 in Budget Legislation

    By Shaun Rundle, Legislative & Region Affairs Representative. Next month Governor Jerry Brown will release a “May Revise” of the …

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    Emotional Survival of Critical Incidents - Redding

    LOCATION: Redding, CA
    DATE: 05/15/2017

    This course will cover the emotional and mental impacts of two local incidents. Officer Tyler Carlton of the California Highway …

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  • Apr 17, 2017
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    CPOA Case Summaries – March 2017

    CONSTITUTIONAL LAW Officer misleads judge when procuring search warrant for child pornography by omitting relevant information from the search warrant …

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    Recreational & Medical Cannabis Investigations - Carlsbad

    LOCATION: Carlsbad, CA
    DATE: 05/15/2017

    In November 2016, the California voters passed PROPOSITION 64 (THE MARIJUANA ADULT USE ACT). This class will discuss the new …

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  • Apr 12, 2017
    News

    Technical and Tactical Philosophy in Policing: Making Vision Statements Intentional

    Brian Ellis, Sacramento Police Department Anthony H. Normore and Mitch Javidi, International Academy of Public Safety   Hanging on the …

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    Human Trafficking - Camarillo

    LOCATION: Camarillo, CA
    DATE: 06/01/2017

    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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  • Apr 10, 2017
    News

    Public Safety Bills Advance as Legislature Breaks for Recess

    By Shaun Rundle, Legislative & Region Affairs Representative. Just after they debated late into the night and voted to approve …

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    Promotion to Sergeant and Lieutenant Panel - Rancho Cordova

    LOCATION: Rancho Cordova, CA
    DATE: 04/27/2017

    “How to prepare to become a lieutenant or sergeant” “What should you NOT say in a lieutenant or sergeant oral?” …

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  • Apr 4, 2017
    News

    Call for Board Nominations

    The Call for Board Nominations is now open.  CPOA is accepting nominations for: 2nd Vice President, 3rd Vice President, Treasurer, …

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    Bridging the Racial Divide - Irwindale

    LOCATION: Irwindale, CA
    DATE: 05/23/2017

    Learn the principles of Transformational Policing Model (TPM). TPM is a hybrid version of Community Oriented Policing that includes additional …

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  • Apr 3, 2017
    News

    “Sanctuary State” Legislation Clears Senate

    By Shaun Rundle, Legislative & Region Affairs Representative. This week the full California Senate heard SB 54, Senate President Pro Tem …

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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 29, 2017
    News

    Officer Who Sought and Received Disability Retirement is “Honorably Retired” Notwithstanding Pending Disciplinary Action

    In an opinion dated March 24, 2017, the Fourth District of the Court of Appeal, acting in Bonome v. City …

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

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