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|Basic Police Officer Academy Certificate
Total Units: 21
Catalog rights may apply, see a counselor for more information.
The Modular Police Academy program is currently on hiatus.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
The Basic Police Academy (AJ 223) is being offered as usual.
The Basic Police Officer Academy Certificate of Achievement provides all academic and physical skill training and assessment required by the State of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training. It is required training for anyone serving as a peace officer in the state of California. The program provides the opportunity to observe, develop and employ the behavior traits of a professional peace officer in a controlled setting. The Academy is available in two formats: Intensive (20 weeks) and Modular (11 months).
- Identify, define and demonstrate basic tasks of peace officers;
- identify, classify, and apply appropriate provisions of federal and state law related to peace officers;
- perform and document complete preliminary investigations assigned to peace officers; and
- demonstrate the physical skills needed to perform the tasks of a peace officer in the areas of driving, shooting, defensive tactics, and first aid.
The requirements for the Basic Police Officer Academy Certificate program are:
Complete 21 units from
- Basic Police Officer Academy Core Requirements
|Basic Police Officer Academy Core Requirements - complete 21.00 units|
|Complete a combination totaling at least 21.00 units from the following:|
|AJ 223 OR||Basic Police Academy||21.00|
|AJ 222A AND||Modular Basic Police Academy - Level III||4.50|
|AJ 222B AND||Modular Basic Police Academy - Level II||6.00|
|AJ 222C||Modular Basic Police Academy - Level I||11.00|
The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.
Course Prerequisites and Advisories:
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