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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

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.

Units: 22
Degree Credit
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.
Corequisites: None