Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite
This course is certified by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training
(POST) and meets the statutory basic training requirements for California Peace Officers.
The course follows the instructional framework, minimum hour and content requirements
established by POST. The course meets requirements for employed peace officer students,
however is open to those students who meet and satisfy entry requirements including
written examination, physical fitness examination, DOJ fingerprint clearance and medical
clearance. This course requires significant time commitments and outside course work
including uniform preparation, homework assignments and equipment maintenance. This
course requires additional fees.
Letter Grade Only
Lecture hours/semester: 444-499.5
Lab hours/semester: 444-499.5
Homework hours/semester: 888-999
Prerequisites: Completion of application with all required documents. Pass the POST Entry-Level
Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB); Pass a Physical Agility Test; Department of
Justice fingerprint clearance; Physical Clearance and Limitation Report; and Valid
California Driver License.