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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. Become A Member

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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. Register For Training

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News & Events

  • Feb 14, 2020
    News

    2020 Legislature: They're Back at It!

    By: Shaun Rundle, Deputy Director, CPOA. After an exhausting last few years putting up every defensive move in the playbook …

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    Officer Involved Shooting - Supervisor & Management Responsibility - Riverside

    LOCATION: Riverside, CA
    DATE: 05/20/2020 - 05/21/2020

    This course covers Legal Aspects and Investigation of an Officer Involved Shooting.  Discuss public perceptions, criminal/administration investigations, case law, and …

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  • Feb 14, 2020
    News

    Charter Cities Are Not Exempt From Compliance With Government Code Section 7284.6, Which Prohibits State And Local Law Enforcement From Engaging In Certain Acts Related To Immigration Enforcement

    Provided by CPOA Legal Counsel, James R. Touchstone, Jones & Mayer  In January 2020, the California Fourth District Court of …

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    Region X- Oral Interview Dynamics: Promotional Preparation - San Dimas

    LOCATION: San Dimas, CA
    DATE: 04/22/2020

    $25 Member
    $45 Non-Member

    Are YOU ready for promotion? Come join CPOA and Captain Andy Borrello, Ret. (Author of Police Promotion Super Course) for …

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  • Feb 14, 2020
    News

    Employee Who Was Terminated During His Extended Probation Was Not Entitled To An Administrative Hearing

    Provided by CPOA Legal Counsel, James R. Touchstone, Jones & Mayer  The California Second District Court of Appeal, in Amezcua …

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    Region X- Leadership Strategies and Dealing with Problem Employees - Alhambra

    LOCATION: Alhambra, CA
    DATE: 03/27/2020

    $25 Member
    $45 Non-Member

    This energetic course in leadership and supervision training focuses on human relationships, which are foundational to supervision , leadership and …

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  • Feb 13, 2020
    News

    Records In The Possession Of The California Department Of Justice Are Subject To Disclosure Pursuant To SB 1421

    Provided by CPOA Legal Counsel, James R. Touchstone, Jones & Mayer In January 2020 in the case of Becerra v. …

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    Internal Affairs Investigations - University of California Merced

    LOCATION: Merced, CA
    DATE: 03/23/2020 - 03/25/2020

    Learn the differences between civil and criminal liability and acquire a strong working knowledge of the Peace Officer Procedural Bill …

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  • Feb 12, 2020
    News

    CPOA CASE SUMMARIES – JANUARY 2020

    Provided by CPOA Legal Counsel, James R. Touchstone, Jones & Mayer CONSTITUTIONAL LAW A. California charter cities are not exempt …

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    Public Records Act - San Bruno

    LOCATION: San Bruno, CA
    DATE: 03/24/2020 - 03/25/2020

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

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  • Jan 23, 2020
    News

    CPOA CASE SUMMARIES – DECEMBER 2019

    Provided by CPOA Legal Counsel, James R. Touchstone, Jones & Mayer CONSTITUTIONAL LAW A. Defendant’s electronic device search condition was …

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    Current Legal Issues in Law Enforcement - Livermore

    LOCATION: Livermore, CA
    DATE: 02/26/2020

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

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  • Jan 15, 2020
    News

    PENAL CODE SECTION 632.7 PROHIBITS ONLY THIRD-PARTY EAVESDROPPERS. NOT THE PARTICIPANTS IN A PHONE CALL THEMSELVES, FROM INTENTIONALLY RECORDING TELEPHONIC COMMUNICATIONS

    Provided by CPOA Legal Counsel, James R. Touchstone, Jones & Mayer The California Fourth District Court of Appeal held, in …

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    Peace Officer's Bill of Rights- Fontana

    LOCATION: Fontana, CA
    DATE: 03/05/2020

    Whether you are the subject of an IA investigation or conducting the questioning, it is important to fully understand the …

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  • Jan 15, 2020
    News

    CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT CONCLUDES THAT A SECRET RECORDING OF A PHONE CONVERSATION WAS NOT BARRED BY A PRIVACY PROVISION BECAUSE THAT PROVISION HAD BEEN REPEALED BY THE “RIGHT TO TRUTH-IN-EVIDENCE” PROVISION IN THE STATE CONSTITUTION

    Provided by CPOA Legal Counsel, James R. Touchstone, Jones & Mayer In the case of People v. Guzman,[1] the Supreme …

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    Officer Involved Shooting - Supervisor & Management Responsibility - Carlsbad

    LOCATION: Carlsbad, CA
    DATE: 02/27/2020 - 02/28/2020

    This course covers Legal Aspects and Investigation of an Officer Involved Shooting.  Discuss public perceptions, criminal/administration investigations, case law, and …

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  • Jan 9, 2020
    News

    GOVERNOR GAVIN NEWSOM APPROVES ASSEMBLY BILL 1600 AMENDING PITCHESS MOTION REQUIREMENTS

    Provided by CPOA Legal Counsel, Gregory P. Palmer and Veronica R. Donovan, Jones & Mayer On October 8, 2019, Governor …

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    Legislative Summit 2020

    LOCATION: Sacramento, CA
    DATE: 03/03/2020 - 03/04/2020

    Collaborate with fellow public safety professionals at the 28th Annual Law Enforcement Legislative Summit, March 3 - 4, 2020 in …

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  • Jan 9, 2020
    News

    PLAINTIFF’S STATE RETALIATION CLAIM NOT PRECLUDED BY STATE ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCY’S DECISION

    Provided by CPOA Legal Counsel, James R. Touchstone, Jones & Mayer The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held in Bahra …

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    Pitchess Motion Update - Citrus Heights

    LOCATION: Citrus Heights, CA
    DATE: 03/18/2020

    This course will update you on handling a Pitchess Motion, both procedurally and substantively, from the time a motion is …

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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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