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Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training

860 Stillwater Road, Suite 100
West Sacramento, CA 95605

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm
Phone: (916) 227-3909

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POST Contact Information by Topic
Topic Contact Person POST Bureau

Academy Director / Coordinator Course

Carrie Hollar
 

Basic Training

Agency Compliance Inspections

Regional Consultant
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Training Delivery and Compliance

Agency Profiles - TMS

EDI Support

Strategic Communications and Research 

Agency Three-Year and Six Year Rules

Regional Consultant
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Training Delivery and Compliance

Agency/ Department Employee Rosters (P102)

EDI Support

 

Strategic Communications and Research

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and California Fair Employment and Housing Act

Melani Singley

Strategic Communications and Research

Aviation Security Course 

Lynette Miles Training Program Services

Background Investigation Tabs

Download Directly

Training Delivery and Compliance

Background Investigations and Hiring

Regional Consultant
(View Map)

Training Delivery and Compliance

Background Investigation Manual

Kelli Surawski

Melani Singley

Strategic Communications and Research

Basic Academy Courses and Modules basiccourseinquiries@post.ca.gov Basic Training

Basic Course Certification Review (BCCR) 

Bill Lewis 

Basic Training

Basic Course Consortium

Carrie Hollar
Jennifer Hardesty

Basic Training

Basic Course Instructional System

John Johnson

Basic Training

Basic Training Academies

basiccourseinquiries@post.ca.gov

Basic Training

Becoming a Peace Officer

basiccourseinquiries@post.ca.gov

Basic Training

California Public Records Act (CPRA)/FOIA/IPA

CPRA Correspondence

Strategic Communications and Research

Campus Law Enforcement Course 

Lynette Miles  Training Program Services

Certificates (Professional):

By Category:

General Information:

  • Accredited Colleges
  • Signature Cards
  • Training Points

Mike McVean

Kaylyn Radford

Certification

Chief Information Officer (CIO) 

Colin O'Keefe 

Computer Services 

Citizenship Issues

Kelli Surawski

Strategic Communications and Research

Comprehensive Tests, Basic Courses (RBC, Modular, PC 832, SIBC, Requal)

Alicia Francies

Basic Training

Command College Abstracts (copies only)

Lynette Miles

Training Program Services

Command College

  • Application
  • Brochure
  • Certificate
  • Graduation
  • Independent Study Project
  • Papers, Request for
  • Questions
  • Reimbursement for Students

 

Lynette Miles

Training Program Services

Complaints of Peace Officer Serious Misconduct

  • Public Complaints
  • Law Enforcement Agency Reports
complaintintake@post.ca.gov Intake and Disposition

Complaints/Questions

  • Law Enforcement Agencies/Academies
  • Peace Officers

 


Regional Consultant
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Training Delivery and Compliance

Continuing Professional Training (CPT) and Perishable Skills Program (PSP)

Regional Consultant
(View Map)

Training Delivery and Compliance

Coroner's Training Liaison

Darin Griem

Aneetra Gaston

 
Strategic Communications and Research
Management Counseling and Projects

Course Catalog Questions

Support Staff Training Delivery and Compliance

Course Certification Guidelines and Procedures

Regional Consultant
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Training Delivery and Compliance

Course Certification of Non-POST Course Review William Baldwin Training Program Services
Course Certification Program  Regional Consultant
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Training Delivery and Compliance

Course Control Numbers for New Courses

Support Staff

Training Delivery and Compliance

Course Curriculum

Regional Consultant
(View Map)

Training Delivery and Compliance

Course Location Questions

Support Staff

Training Delivery and Compliance

Course Presentation / Roster Questions

Support Staff

Training Delivery and Compliance

Cultural Awareness/Diversity Courses

Lynette Miles

Training Program Services

District Attorney Investigator Liaison Matthew O'Deane Training Delivery and Compliance

Domestic Violence 

Andrew Mendonsa

Training Program Services 

Driver Training Study (pdf) 

Training Program Services

Training Program Services 

EDI Course Information

Support Staff

Training Delivery and Compliance

EDI Sign-Up Process and Support

EDI Support

Strategic Communications and Research

Elder Abuse

Training Program Services

Training Program Services 

Employment Data for California Law Enforcement

 

Executive Office

Entry-Level Dispatcher Selection Test Battery (PELDSTB) - Development and Research

Elizabeth Steinbach

Yohana Medina

Strategic Communications and Research

Entry-Level Dispatcher Selection Test Battery (PELDSTB) - Security Agreements, Test Ordering/Results, and General Questions  testorders@post.ca.gov Strategic Communications and Research

Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB) - Development and Research

Elizabeth Steinbach

Yohana Medina

Strategic Communications and Research

Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB) - Security Agreements, Test Ordering/Results, and General Questions testorders@post.ca.gov Strategic Communications and Research

Ethics / Integrity Basic Training

basiccourseinquiries@post.ca.gov

Basic Training

Evidence and Property Function Management Course

Mark Nagel

Heidi Hernandez

Management Counseling and Projects

Executive Development Course

Training Program Services

Training Program Services

Executive Seminars

Also known as:

  • Chief's Workshops
  • Chief Executive Workshops
  • Executive Training Seminars
  • Executive Training and Problem-Solving Workshops
  • Executive Workshops
  • Regional Police Executives Workshops
Jason Dahl
Aneetra Gaston
Management Counseling and Projects

Exemplary Peace Officer Training Manual (pdf)

John Johnson

Basic Training

Exercise Testing (Arrest and Control, EVOC, Firearms) basiccourseinquiries@post.ca.gov
 
 Basic Training

Feasibility Studies, Peace Officer (PC 13540)

Jason Dahl

Management Counseling and Projects

Field Management Training (FMT)

Steve Fisher

Management Counseling and Projects

Field Training Program / Police Training Program

Stephen Crawford
 

Basic Training

Field Training Officer (FTO) Course

Stephen Crawford
 

Basic Training

First Aid / CPR / AED Michael Marshall Basic Training

General Selection and Training Questions

Regional Consultant
(View Map)

Training Delivery and Compliance

Hate Crimes Guidelines, Policy and Training

Lynette Miles

Training Program Services 

Hearing and Vision Screening Guidelines

Melani Singley

Kelli Surawski

Strategic Communications and Research

High School Graduation - Outside of U.S.

Kelli Surawski

Strategic Communications and Research

Hiring Interview Guidelines

Kelli Surawski

Strategic Communications and Research

Homeland Security

Andrew Mendonsa

Training Program Services

Human Trafficking (pdf)

Andrew Mendonsa

Training Program Services 

Incident Command Systems (ICS)

Training Program Services

Training Program Services

Instructor Certification Program

William Baldwin

Training Program Services 

Instructor Development Institute (IDI)

William Baldwin

Training Program Services 

Quality Assessment Program, Course and Instructor

William Baldwin

Training Program Services 

District Attorney Investigator Transition Course

Andrew Mendonsa

Training Program Services

Jail Deputies (JDEP)

Marty Picone Training Delivery and Compliance

Job Task Analysis (Peace Officer, Public Safety Dispatcher)

Elizabeth Steinbach

Yohana Medina

Strategic Communications and Research

Law Enforcement Employment (Job) Opportunities (POST Website)

Elayne Anderson 

Computer Services 

Law Enforcement Evidence and Property Agency Self Evaluation Guide (pdf)

Steve Fisher

Management Counseling and Projects

Law Enforcement Evidence and Property Management Guide (pdf)

Steve Fisher

Management Counseling and Projects

Law Enforcement Records Management Guide (pdf)

Mark Nagel

Management Counseling and Projects

Learning Domains (Basic Course)

  • Content/Update of Student Workbooks

John Johnson

Basic Training

Learning Domains (Basic Course)

  • Training and Testing Specifications

John Johnson

Basic Training

Learning Portal Course/App/Topic Development Rich Dunn Learning Technology Resource
Learning Portal Subscriptions Support Staff Learning Technology Resource
Learning Portal Technical Support Support Staff Learning Technology Resource
Legislative Liaison and Public Information Officer (PIO) Meagan Poulos Executive Office

Letters of Agreement / Reimbursement

Reimbursements Unit

Administrative Services 

Mailing List Changes

  • Agency / Department Employee Rosters
  • Police Chief
  • Sheriff
  • Training Coordinator

Communications Unit

Executive Office     

Management Course

Training Program Services

Training Program Services 

Management Studies

  • Organizational Reviews
  • Property and Evidence Reviews
  • Shift Schedules and Deployment
  • Staffing Patterns Reviews
  • Records Systems Reviews

Darin Griem

Mark Nagel

Management Counseling and Projects

Medical Screening Manual for CA Law Enforcement

Melani Singley

Kelli Surawski

Strategic Communications and Research

Mental Health Training

William Baldwin 

Training Program Services 

Model Respiratory Protection Program for Law Enforcement

Training Program Services

Training Program Services 

Museum of Tolerance (MOT)

Lynette Miles

Training Program Services 

National Incident Management System (NIMS)

Andrew Mendonsa

Training Program Services

New Agency Entry Into POST Program

Melanie Dunn

Training Delivery and Compliance

Non POST-Certified Training Notification (2-213) (pdf) William Baldwin Training Program Services

Notice of Appointment / Separation

Certificates@post.ca.gov

Certification

Notices of Proposed Regulatory Action

Ashley Anderson

Executive Office     

Office of Administrative Law (OAL)

Ashley Anderson

Executive Office

Oral Interview

Kelli Surawski

Strategic Communications and Research

Oral Interview Question Bank

Kelli Surawski

Strategic Communications and Research

Order Student Workbooks

John Johnson

Basic Training

Organizational Wellness

Raymund Nanadiego

Heidi Hernandez

Management Counseling and Projects

PC 832 Arrest and Firearms Course

Michael Marshall

Basic Training

PC 832 Questions: Probation

Michael Marshall

Basic Training

Peace Officer Basic Academy Physical Training

 Anita Finner

 Basic Training

Peace Officer Selection Standards

Kelli Surawski

Melani Singley

Strategic Communications and Research

Peace Officer Standards Accountability Division (POSAD)

District Map
(View Map)

Professional Conduct

Peace Officer Verification of Employment

  • Training Verification (POST Profile inquiries)
  • Certificate Verification
  • Out-of-state employment inquiries
peaceofficervoe@post.ca.gov Certification

Personal History Statement
(Questions related to Background Investigations)

Kelli Surawski

Melani Singley

Strategic Communications and Research

Physical Ability Testing

Melani Singley
 

Strategic Communications and Research

Physical Training: Instructors Course, Basic Academy

 Anita Finner

 Basic Training

POST PASS 

  • Accounts
  • Login issues
EDI Support Strategic Communications and Research

POST Regulations

Ashley Anderson

Executive Office

POST Background Tabs

Support Staff

Training Delivery and Compliance

POST Bulletins

Communications Unit

Executive Office     

POST Contract Management

Windy Kaiser

Administrative Services 

POST Copyright Coordinator   Strategic Communications and Research

POST Course Catalog of Certified Courses

Support Staff

Training Delivery and Compliance

POST Guidelines

Kirk Bunch

Heidi Hernandez

Management Counseling and Projects     

POST Website

  • Content
  • Questions

Elayne Anderson 

Computer Services 

Principle Policing 

William Baldwin

Training Program Services

Procedural Justice and Police Legitimacy William Baldwin Training Program Services 

Proctor Training, Online (Basic Courses)

Jennifer Hardesty

Basic Training

Proctor Training, Online (PELLETB)

Proctor Training, Online (Dispatcher)

proctorrequest@post.ca.gov

Strategic Communications and Research

Proficiency Certificate


Andrew Mendonsa 


Training Program Services 

Profiles

peaceofficervoe@post.ca.gov

Certification

Psychological Evaluators: List, Training Requirements (CPE)

Kelli Surawski

Melani Singley

Strategic Communications and Research

Psychological Screening

Kelli Surawski

Melani Singley

Strategic Communications and Research

Public Records Requests CPRA Correspondence Strategic Communications and Research

Public Safety Dispatcher Course

Jamila Fields
     

Management Counseling and Projects

Public Safety Dispatcher Program

Jamila Fields

Management Counseling and Projects

Public Safety Dispatcher Selection Standards

Kelli Surawski

Melani Singley

Strategic Communications and Research

Publications / Manuals

Publications Manager

Computer Services 

Racial Profiling

Lynette Miles

Training Program Services

Records Management Course

Mark Nagel

Management Counseling and Projects

Recruit Training Officer Course

Mario Moreno

Basic Training

Region 1 (View Map)

Lisa Holton

Training Delivery and Compliance

Region 2 (View Map)

Marty Picone

Training Delivery and Compliance

Region 3 (View Map)

Karen Lozito

Training Delivery and Compliance

Region 4 (View Map)

Jeff Dunn

Training Delivery and Compliance

Region 5 (View Map)

Gary Clark

Training Delivery and Compliance

Region 6 (View Map)

Christina LaCap

Training Delivery and Compliance

Region 7 (View Map) Matthew O'Deane Training Delivery and Compliance

Region 8 (View Map)

Beverly Lewis

Training Delivery and Compliance

Region 9 (View Map)

Mark Flores

Training Delivery and Compliance

Region 10 (View Map) Daniel Schmitt Training Delivery and Compliance

Regular Basic Course

  • Curriculum Content

John Johnson

Basic Training

Regular Basic Course

  • Modules II and III

John Johnson

Basic Training

Report Writing

basiccourseinquiries@post.ca.gov

Basic Training

Requalification / Three-Year Rule

  • Agencies
  • Exemption to Requalification or Three-Year Break

requal@post.ca.gov

Basic Training

Requalification Course

requal@post.ca.gov

Basic Training

Reserve Peace Officer Program (RPOP)

Jeff Dunn

Training Delivery and Compliance

Resume Builder POST IRB Training Delivery and Compliance
Resume Manager Regional Consultant
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Training Delivery and Compliance

Rulemaking Files (Related to Office of Administrative Law)

Ashley Anderson

Executive Office     

Scenario Management Course

Anita Finner        

Basic Training

Scenarios: Testing Information Questions

Anita Finner

Basic Training

School Police Training / Campus Law Enforcement Course

Lynette Miles

Basic Training

Security Agreements (Regular Basic Course, Modular, PC832)

Alicia Francies

Basic Training

Sexual Assault Training Guidelines

Andrew Mendonsa

Training Program Services 

Sherman Block Supervisory Leadership Institute (SBSLI)

  • Application
  • Certificate
  • Graduation
  • Questions

Jim Katapodis

Training Program Services

Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Training

Jim Katapodis

Training Program Services 

Specialized Investigator Basic Course (SIBC)

  • Content

Basiccourseinquiries@post.ca.gov

Basic Training

Specialized Investigator Basic Course (SIBC)

Michael Marshall     

Basic Training

Student Safety (pdf)

Regional Consultant
(View Map)

Training Delivery and Compliance

Subpoena Subpoena Correspondence Strategic Communication and Research
Subpoena Service Questions concerning subpoenas may be emailed to the email address linked directly above. Please note, POST has not agreed to receive service by email or facsimile.   Strategic Communication and Research

Supervisory Course

Jim Katapodis

Training Program Services

Supervisory Course Facilitator Training

Jim Katapodis

Training Program Services

Tactical Weapons Training and Operations (SWAT) Training

Jim Katapodis

Training Program Services

Team Building Workshop (TBW)

Jason Dahl

Heidi Hernandez

Management Counseling and Projects

Test Item Bank, Basic Courses

Jennifer Hardesty

Basic Training

Test Ordering, Results, Security Agreements, and General Questions: Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB) and Entry-Level Dispatcher Selection Test Battery

testorders@post.ca.gov

Strategic Communications and Research

Testing Management and Assessment System (TMAS)

  • Technical Calls

Tobias Newkirk 

Computer Services 

Testing Management and Assessment System (TMAS)

Alicia Francies

Basic Training

Training Administrator Course (TAC)

Jeff Dunn

Training Delivery and Compliance

Training Manager's Course (TMC) Karen Lozito Training Delivery and Compliance

Training Records (POST Database)

EDI Support

Strategic Communications and Research

Training Reimbursement Requests (TRRs)

Reimbursements Unit

Administrative Services 

Training Videos David Cheng Learning Technology Resources
Tribal Police Liaison Dan Schmitt Training Delivery and Compliance
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Andrew Mendonsa Training Program Services

Waiver Process - Basic Course (BCW)

  • Basic Course Waiver Test (BCW)
  • Out-of-State

bcw@post.ca.gov 

Basic Training

Work Sample Test Battery, Basic Academy Anita Finner Basic Training
Work Sample Test Battery Proctor Manual Access, Basic Academy Jennifer Hardesty Basic Training