Bridging the Racial Divide – Rancho Cordova

October 20, 2017   |   Rancho Cordova, CA


Rancho Cordova Police Dept.
2897 Kilgore Road
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

Class Hours

8:00am – 5:00pm

Course Control Number


Course Description

The goal of this course is to provide law enforcement personnel & community members with the applicable principles and concepts of Transformational Policing Model (TPM). TPM is a hybrid version of Community Oriented Policing that includes additional tasks and methods to enhance police–community relationships. TPM strategies are intended to aid in the de-confliction of social unrest to build “Positive Police Partnerships”. TPM’s two prong approach includes Collaborative Community Cultural Coaching and Community Criminal Justice Education.


Dr. Tommy W. Tunson (Chief of Police, Ret.) has 32 years of experience in law enforcement, more than 10 years of experience as a police chief and more than 33 years of service in the U.S. Army. Professor Tommy W. Tunson was a criminal justice instructor for the University of Phoenix and California Southern University. He holds a Doctor of Business Administration, Juris Doctor, Masters of Public Administration and Bachelor’s Degrees.

Who Should Attend:

Those interested in promoting a police-community relationship should attend this class.

Fees and Registration:

$25/Members, $50/Non-members

The easiest way to register a group of individuals is using our online system. To choose group registration, click the registration link at the top of this page. Login to our system or create an account. Then, on the registration page, click the second blue button indicating group registration for your agency. On the following screen, click the green button that says “Register an Attendee” and search for attendees you wish to register. Follow the prompts to complete the registration process.

Cancellation Policy:

All cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing. All cancellations are subject to a $15 administrative fee.
There will be no refund for cancellations received 15 days or less prior to the start date of the course. Refunds will not be given for no-shows.

Substitution Policy:

CPOA encourages you to make a substitution if a student cannot attend the course; substitutions will be accepted prior to the course in writing and on-site.

*Registration Policy:

CPOA will not register anyone for a class unless payment has been received in full. If you are not able to provide payment with registration you may provide a credit card to hold the seat. However, all students must be paid in full 10 days prior to the class. If payment is not received and a card has been given to hold the seat, it will be charged.