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The Police Academy Preparation course is designed to provide the student with the necessary information and guidance to meet the requirements for entry into and completion of the intensive or extended police academy. The course comprehensively covers personal leadership development skills as well as mental and physical preparation strategies fundamental to a successful police academy experience.

POLICE 001 - Police Academy Preparation

No Prerequisites
Units: 1.5
Lecture: 36 contact hour(s) per semester
Laboratory: 8 contact hour(s) per semester

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After taking this course, you will be able to construct an action plan for personal and professional growth that integrates exemplary leadership skills, self-accountability, strong emotional intelligence, and effective verbal/written communication skills across cultural boundaries.  Develop strategies to strengthen attitudes, behaviors, and organizing skills toward over-all mental preparation for the police academy experience
Develop and adopt a lifetime fitness plan and demonstrate the ability to pass the physical agility test required by the State of California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training.

 

*Please contact the Criminal Justice - Police Academies Department, Amelia Gonzales at agonzales@sbccd.edu or (909) 384-4431.