Are you interested in a career in law enforcement? Our training is certified by the
State of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) and
is offered in two formats to accommodate your needs.The Police Academy Office is located
in North Hall, Room 139, and open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
One of modern government's most challenging tasks is the enforcement of laws and the
protection of lives and property while respecting constitutional individual rights.
Carefully selected, highly trained and motivated peace officers are central in this
task. The Police Science Program offers two types of training for those interested
in becoming peace officers.
The state screening requirements for admission into any of the Basic Law Enforcement
- A valid California Driver's License with no restrictions
- Department of Justice/Federal Bureau of Investigation/Firearms fingerprint check and
- A medical release from a physician
Students working for certificates must have a basic knowledge of math, reading and
writing in order to learn and work in the occupations they select.