Basic Peace Officer Academy, Certificate of Achievement
Upon successful completion of the Basic Peace Officer Academy, the student will receive a certificate of completion that qualifies them for employment as a California Peace Officer, Deputy Sheriff, adult/juvenile probation or Parole Officer, Reserve Officer, or Corrections. The student will have successfully demonstrated his or her ability to demonstrate ethical conduct; make judgments concerning the enforcement of the law without prejudice; apply the level of force that can lawfully be used by a peace officer; recognize the importance of initial and ongoing training in coping with dangerous situations; analyze and solve problems; write reports that conform to accepted professional standards of quality; recognize and understand the concepts and terminology that is needed to understand the California criminal justice system. The California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training accredits this program.
Minimum Units Required: 18