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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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Search For A Job In Public Safety

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

  • Dec 7, 2016
    News

    State Use of Force Reporting Ready to Commence

    By Shaun Rundle, Legislative & Region Affairs Representative Beginning on January 1, 2017 departments will be required to submit annual …

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    Peace Officer Bill of Rights - Gilroy

    LOCATION: Gilroy, CA
    DATE: 03/07/2017

    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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  • Nov 30, 2016
    News

    The Truth Act, The Trust Act, Ice Detainers And California Law Enforcement

    Provided by Martin J. Mayer of Jones & Mayer On September 28, 2016, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly …

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    Current Legal Issues in Law Enforcement - Burbank

    LOCATION: Burbank, CA
    DATE: 02/16/2017

    $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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  • Nov 29, 2016
    News

    Vehicle Code Section 31, Which Prohibits Lying To An Officer Engaged In Official Duties, Is Constitutional

    Provided by Martin J. Mayer of Jones & Mayer On November 18, 2016, the California Court of Appeal, First Appellate …

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    Peace Officer Bill of Rights - Vacaville

    LOCATION: Vacaville, CA
    DATE: 04/19/2017

    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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  • Nov 21, 2016
    News

    Proposition 64 and Peace Officers – Can They Now Legally Use Marijuana?

    Provided by Martin J. Mayer of Jones & Mayer Proposition 64, the California Marijuana Legalization Initiative, was on the November …

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    Canine Program Management - Antioch

    LOCATION: Antioch, CA
    DATE: 05/22/2017 - 05/24/2017

    Registration Fee $280

    Updated and Revised! Gain insight into creating a program, improving an existing one and meeting standards to make your program successful. …

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  • Nov 21, 2016
    News

    Assembly Democrats Retake Supermajority After 2014 Loss

    By Shaun Rundle, Legislative & Region Affairs Representative While most of the country went red for this month’s General Election, …

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    Public Records Act - Modesto

    LOCATION: Modesto, CA
    DATE: 02/09/2017 - 02/10/2017

    Registration Fee $250.00

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

  • Nov 15, 2016
    News

    CPOA Case Summaries - October 2016

    Provided by Brittany E. Roberto and Martin J. Mayer of Jones & Mayer CONSTITUTIONAL LAW In re Arturo D. remains good law, permitting …

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    Leadership Strategies and Dealing with Problem Employees - Northridge

    LOCATION: Northridge, CA
    DATE: 12/07/2016

    Registration Fee: $20/Members, $40/Non-members

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

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  • Nov 2, 2016
    News

    Creating a “Special Relationship” Can Create Liability

    Provided by Martin J. Mayer of Jones & Mayer On October 6, 2016, the Fifth District Court of Appeal issued …

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    Public Records Act - Pacific Grove

    LOCATION: Pacific Grove, CA
    DATE: 02/16/2017 - 02/17/2017

    Registration Fee $250.00

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

  • Oct 31, 2016
    News

    2016 Spent Ensuring That Governor, Public Are Aware of Ballot Concerns

    By Shaun Rundle, Legislative & Region Affairs Representative. Governor Jerry Brown is well aware of CPOA’s positions on the public …

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    Critical Incident Response for Supervisors and Managers - Newport Beach

    LOCATION: Newport Beach, CA
    DATE: 03/29/2017 - 03/31/2017

    Registration Fee $282.00

    What you will learn: Enhances the capabilities of corporals, sergeants, and command officers responsible for the resolution of critical incidents …

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  • Oct 25, 2016
    News

    To improve relations, tell your story

    By Bill Rams and Joe Vargas A narcotics officer transferring to patrol cuts his waist-length blond locks for the first …

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    Public Records Act - Chico

    LOCATION: Chico, CA
    DATE: 03/16/2017 - 03/17/2017

    Registration Fee $250.00

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

  • Oct 24, 2016
    News

    CPOA Releases Public Safety Voter Guide

    By Shaun Rundle, Legislative & Region Affairs Representative As voters prepare to head to the polls on November 8th, several …

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  • Event

    Officer Involved Shooting - Supervisor/Manager Responsibility - Fremont

    LOCATION: Fremont, CA
    DATE: 02/22/2017 - 02/24/2017

    Registration Fee $226.00

    Legal Aspects: Current Public Perceptions Criminal/Administrative Investigations Case Law Risk Management Issues Media Relations: Controlling the Flow of Information Press …

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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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