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Regulatory Actions

Each file, depending on current status, may contain the POST Bulletin, Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action, Initial Statement of Reasons, Text of the Proposed Regulation, Final Statement of Reasons, date the regulation was filed with the Secretary of State, and the effective date of the regulation. Regulation Notices are listed by bulletin number by topic (most recent first) - with a brief explanation of the contents.

  • Additional information regarding the Notices of Proposed Regulation Changes can be obtained by contacting the Regulations Analyst at (916) 227-4847.

2018

Amend Commission Regulations 1004 Field Training Program, 1005 Minimum Standards for Training, 1081 Minimum Standards for Legislatively Mandated Courses, and Commission Procedure D-13 Field Training 
Noticed June 1, 2018

Amend Investigation and Trial Preparation Course
Commission 
Procedure D – 14, and Regulations 1005 and 1015 
Noticed May 11, 2018

Amendment to Academy Instructor Certificate Program (AICP)
Regulation 1009
Noticed April 20, 2018

Amendment to Supervisory and Management Course Requirements
Regulation 1005
Noticed March 16, 2018
Approved June 21, 2018
Effective July 1, 2018

Amendments to POST Training and Testing Specifications
Regulations 1005, 1007, and 1008
Noticed March 9, 2018
Approved June 4, 2018
Effective July 1, 2018

Amendments to the POST Basic Courses Test Management and Security Protocols
Regulation 1005, 1007, 1008 and 1052
Noticed March 9, 2018
Approved June 18, 2018
Effective July 1, 2018

2017

Amendments to POST Basic Course Requalification and Waiver Requirements
Regulations 1001, 1005, 1008, and Commission Procedures D-10 and D-11
Noticed November 21, 2017
Approved February 22, 2018
Effective April 1, 2018

Amend Peace Officer and Public Safety Dispatcher Selection Standards
Regulations 1951, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1959, and 1960
Noticed November 16, 2017
Approved February 27, 2018
Effective April 1, 2018

Amendments to the Academy Instructor Certificate Program (AICP) Content
Regulation 1009
Noticed November 16, 2017
Approved February 22, 2018
Effective April 1, 2018

Amend POST Basic Courses Test Management and Security Protocols
Regulations 1005, 1007, 1008, 1052 
Noticed November 17, 2017 - merged with Rulemaking File Noticed on March 9, 2018
Approved June 18, 2018
Effective July 1, 2018

Amend and Update Training and Testing Specifications for Peace Officer Basic Courses
Regulation 1005, 1007 and 1008
Noticed July 11, 2017  


Amend Minimum Standards for Legislatively Mandated Courses, Field Training Program, and Field Training
Regulation 1004 and 1081
Noticed April 11, 2017
Withdrawn February 5, 2018 (See Bulletin 2018-15 for revision)

Amend Academy Instructor Certificate Program Content, Incidental Instruction by Academy Staff
Regulation 1009
Noticed April 18, 2017
Approved July 25, 2017
Effective October 01, 2017

Amendment to Basic Course Waiver and Requalification Requirements
Regulation 1008

Noticed April 18, 2017
Approved July 18, 2017
Effective October 01, 2017

Amendment to Extension of Time for Course Completion
Regulation 1006
Noticed April 18, 2017
Approved August 08, 2017
Effective October 01, 2017

Amend Minimum Standards for Training
Regulation 1005
Noticed April 18, 2017
Approved July 31, 2017
Effective October 01, 2017

Amend Minimum Training Standards for Instructors of POST-Certified Specialized Training and Minimum Content Requirements for Instructor Courses
Regulations 1070 and 1082
Noticed April 4, 2017
Withdrawn July 6, 2017

Amend and Update the Training and Testing Specifications for Peace Officer Basic Courses
Regulations 1005, 1007, and 1008
Noticed March 28, 2017
Approved June 28, 2017
Effective August 1, 2017

Amend Reimbursements for Training
Regulation 1015  
Noticed March 14, 2017
Approved June 21, 2017

2016

Amend Definitions, Minimum Standards for Training, and Basic Course Waiver and Requalification Requirements for Jail Deputies
Regulations 1001, 1005 and 1008
Noticed October 28, 2016
Approved May 23, 2017

Amend Field Training Officer Course and the Field Training Program
Regulation 1005 and Commission Procedure D-13
Noticed August 26, 2016

Amend Tactical Medicine Courses
Regulation 1084
Noticed August 19, 2016

Amend the Peace Officer Selection Standards and Background Investigation Requirements
Regulations 1950 and 1953
Noticed August 5, 2016

Amend the Training and Testing Specifications for Peace Officer Basic Courses
Regulations 1005, 1007, and 1008
Noticed July 29, 2016

Amend the Training and the Testing Specifications for Peace Officer Basic Courses and the POST Basic Courses Test Management and Security Protocols 2016
Regulations 1001, 1005, 1007, 1008, 1009, 1018, 1080, 1083; Commission Procedures D-1, D-10, D-11
Noticed July 22, 2016

Approve Forms, POST-Approved Training Application 2-229, Request for Reissuance of POST Certificate 2-250, and Certificate Application - Reserve Peace Officer 2-256
Regulations 1004 and 1011
Noticed March 25, 2016
Approved June 22, 2016
Effective October 1, 2016

Amend Training and Testing Specifications for Peace Officer Basic Courses
Regulations 1005, 1007, 1008
Noticed March 25, 2016
Approved July 28, 2016
Effective August 1, 2016

2015

Amend Commission Regulation 1070 Minimum Training Standards for Instructors of POST-Certified Specialized Training and Commission Regulation 1082 Minimum Content Requirements for Instructor Courses
Regulations 1070 and 1082
Noticed December 4, 2015
Withdrawn February 29, 2016

Amend Training Requirements to Possess Long and Short Barrel Rifles and Shotguns
Regulations 1005 and 1081
Noticed November 27, 2015
Approved February 17, 2016
Effective April 1, 2016

Amend the POST Basic Courses Test Management and Security Protocols 2014
Regulations 1005, 1007, 1008, 1052, Commission Procedures D-1 and D-10
Noticed November 27, 2015
Approved February 24, 2016
Effective April 1, 2016

Amend the POST Peace Officer Selection Requirements
Regulations 1951, 1953, 1954, and 1955
Noticed November 27, 2015
Approved February 24, 2016
Effective April 1, 1016

Amend Definitions, Requirements for Course Certification, and Requirements for Self-Paced Training Course Certification
Regulations 1001, 1052, and 1053
Noticed August 14, 2015, Noticed March 24, 2016 (15-Day Notice), Noticed July 21, 2016 (15-Day Notice)
Approved September 22, 2016
Effective January 1, 2017

Amend Definitions, Training for Non-Sworn and Paraprofessional Personnel, and Reimbursements
Regulations 1001, 1014, 1015 and 1055
Noticed August 14, 2015,  Noticed January 19, 2016 (15-Day Notice)
Approved September 8, 2016
Effective January 1, 2017

Amend Training and Testing Specifications for Peace Officer Basic Courses
Regulations 1005, 1007, and 1008
Noticed July 24, 2015
Approved October 20, 2015
Effective February 1, 2016

Amend Academy Instructor Certificate Program (AICP) to add Section (h) Requalification of Instructors
Regulations 1009
Noticed May 22, 2015
Approved August 17, 2015
Effective October 1, 2015

Amend Training and Testing Specifications for Peace Officer Basic Courses
Regulations 1005, 1007, and 1008
Noticed March 20, 2015
Approved June 24, 2015
Effective August 1, 2015

Amend Certificates
Regulation 1011
Noticed May 22, 2015
Approved August 26, 2015
Effective October 1, 2015

2014

Amend Training and Testing Specifications for Peace Officer Basic Courses
Regulations 1005, 1007, and 1008
Noticed July 25, 2014
Effective October 1, 2014

Amend Decertification and Appeals Process
Regulations 1001, 1057, 1058, and  Commission Procedure D-16
Noticed May 22, 2014
Effective October 1, 2014

Amend Minimum Content Requirements for Instructor Courses
Regulation 1082
Noticed March 21, 2014
Effective August 1, 2014

Amend Training and Testing Specifications for Peace Officer Basic Courses
Regulations 1005, 1007, and 1008
Noticed March 21, 2014
Effective August 1, 2014

Amend POST Basic Courses Test Management and Security Protocols 2012
Regulations 1005, 1007, 1008, D-1, and D-10

Noticed February 21, 2014
Effective October 1, 2014

2013

Amend Commission Regulation 1015(c) and Commission Procedure E-2-2
Noticed October 18, 2013

Amend Commission Regulations 1001, 1006, 1007, 1052, 1055, 1070, 1071, 1950, and Commission Procedures D-1, D-10, and D-11
Noticed September 20, 2013
Effective April 1, 2014

Amend Training and Testing Specifications for Peace Officer Basic Courses Regulations 1005, 1007, and 1008
Noticed September 6, 2013
Effective February 1, 2014

Amend Training Standards of Investigative Report Writing Regulations 1070 and 1082
Withdrawn April 5, 2013

Amend Aviation Security Course
Regulation 1081
Noticed September 7, 2012
Effective January 11, 2013
Amend Training and Testing Specifications for Peace Officer Basic Courses
Regulation 1005, 1007, and 1008
Noticed August 10, 2012
Effective January 1, 2013
Amend Training and Testing Specifications for Peace Officer Basic Courses
Regulation 1005, 1007, and 1008
Noticed March 30, 2012
Effective July 1, 2012
Revise Basic Course Physical Conditioning Program
Commission Procedure D-1-3, Regulations 1005 and 1007
Noticed March 30, 2012
Effective July 1, 2012
Amend Course Certification Requirements and Process for Self-Paced Training (e.g., CD-ROM or Web-based training)
Regulation 1052(b)
Noticed February 17, 2012 Withdrawn
Revise Peace Officer Feasibility Study Requirements for Clarity and Consistency with Statute
Regulation 9020
Noticed February 17, 2012
Effective July 8, 2012
Basic Courses Test Administration and Security Guidelines
Regulations 1001, 1005, 1007, 1008, 1052, 1055, and Commission Procedures D-1 and D-10
Noticed January 6, 2012
Effective May 3, 2012

2011

Training and Testing Specifications for Peace Officer Basic Courses
Regulations 1005, 1007, and 1008
Noticed November 8, 2011
Effective January 1, 2012

Basic Course Waiver Process
Commission Procedure D-11
Noticed August 19, 2011
Effective January 1, 2012

Triennial Recertification of Academy Instructors
Regulation 1009
Noticed August 5, 2011
Effective January 1, 2012
Training and Testing Specifications for Peace Officer Basic Courses
Regulation 1005, 1007, and 1008
Noticed July 29, 2011
Campus Law Course
Regulation 1081
Noticed June 15, 2011
Effective January 1, 2012
Field Training Officer Update Course
Commission Procedure D-13
Noticed June 15, 2011
Effective January 1, 2012

Training Specifications for Public Safety Dispatcher Basic Courses
Regulations 1005 and 1018
Noticed January 14, 2011
Effective July 1, 2011

Training and Testing Specifications for Peace Officer Basic Courses
Regulations 1005, 1007, and 1008
Noticed January 14, 2011
Effective July 1, 2011

Amend Requirements for Course Budgets
Regulation 1054
Noticed January 14, 2011
Effective July 1, 2011

Revision of Certificate Application Attestation Language
Regulations 9070 - 9078
Noticed January 7, 2011
Effective April 29, 2011

2010

Revision of Continuing Professional Training Credit for Specified Non-POST-certified Course
Regulations 1005, 1060, and Commission Procedure D-2-3
Noticed October 1, 2010
Effective January 29, 2011

Revision of Basic Course
Regulations 1001, 1004, 1005, 1006, 1008, 1009, 1052, 1053, 1055, 1056, 1071, 1080, 1081, 1083, and Commission Procedure D-12
Noticed September 7, 2010
Effective January 1, 2011

Revision and Reformatting of Notice of Appointment/Termination
Regulations 1003, 9040, and 9041
Noticed July 2, 2010

Training and Testing Specification for Public Safety Dispatcher Basic Courses
Regulations 1005 and 1018
Noticed March 2, 2010

Training and Testing Specification for Peace Officer Basic Courses
Regulations 1005, 1007, and 1008
Noticed March 2, 2010

2009

Tactical Medicine Course
Regulation 1084
Noticed October 23, 2009

Training and Testing Specification for Peace Officer Basic Courses
Regulations 1005, 1007, and 1008
Noticed August 21, 2009

Training and Testing Specification for Peace Officer Basic Courses
Regulations 1005, 1007, and 1008
Noticed February 10, 2009

Vehicle Operations Competency Test Forms
Learning Domain 19

Arrest Methods/Defensive Tactics Competency Test Form
Learning Domain 33

SWAT Operations Training Course Requirements
Regulation 1081
Noticed February 17, 2009

2008

Professional Certificates and Certificate Replacement
Regulations 9070 and 9077
Noticed November 18, 2008

CPT Anniversary Date
Regulation 1005(d)
Noticed September 16, 2008  

Training and Testing Specifications for Peace Officer Basic Courses
Regulations 1005, 1007 and 1008
Noticed August 29, 2008

Firearms Competency Test Forms
Learning Domain 35 - Pilot Firearms Competency Test Forms

POST Basic Courses Test Administration and Security Guidelines, Regulations 1005, 1007, 1008 and 1052, and Commission Procedures D-1 and D-10
Regulation 1081
Noticed June 27, 2008

Training Specifications for the Investigation and Trial Preparation Courses
Regulation 1005 and Commission Procedure D-14
Noticed July 4, 2008

Child Safety When a Caretaker Parent or Guardian is Arrested
Regulation 1081
Noticed July 4, 2008

Hate Crimes
Regulation 1081
Noticed June 27, 2008

Employment Status Notification
Regulations 1003, 9040, 9041, and 9073 (b)
Noticed June 6, 2008

Airport Peace Officer Basic Training
Regulation 1005
Noticed April 11, 2008

Training Specifications for Peace Officer Basic Courses
Regulations 1005, 1007, 1008, 1080; Commission Procedures D-1, H-3
Noticed March 14, 2008

Public Safety Dispatcher Selection Standards
Regulations 1018(c) and 9056-9060 (new), Commission Procedure C-1
Noticed February 22, 2008

Peace Officer Selection Standards
Regulations 1002 and 9050-9055 (new), Commission Procedures C-1 and C-2
Noticed February 22, 2008

2007

Training Specifications for Peace Officer Basic Courses
Regulations 1005, 1007, 1008
Noticed September 7, 2007

Human Trafficking
Regulation 1081
Noticed August 31, 2007

Academy Instructor Certificate Program Participation
Regulations 1009, 1070, 1071, 1082, 1083
Noticed May 18, 2007

Training Specifications for Peace Officer Basic Courses
Regulations 1005, 1007, and 1008
Noticed May 11, 2007

Incident Command System (ICS) 300 and 400 Course for Response Personnel (NIMS Training)
Regulations 1070, 1081, and 1082
Noticed March 23, 2007

Intermediate and Advanced Certificates for Public Safety Dispatchers
Regulation 9072
Noticed March 9, 2007

Participation in the POST Program
Regulations 1010, 9030, and 9031
Noticed March 9, 2007

Peace Officer Feasibility Study
Regulations 1019 and 9020
Noticed March 9, 2007

Training and Testing Specifications for Peace Officer Basic Courses
Regulations 1005, 1007, and 1008; Commission Procedure D-1
Noticed March 2, 2007

Legislatively Mandated Vehicle Pursuit Training Requirements
Regulation 1081 and California Law Enforcement Vehicle Pursuit Guidelines
Noticed March 2, 2007

2006

Electronic Weapons Instructor Course Requirement and Course Content
Regulations 1070 and 1082
Noticed November 24, 2006

Professional Certificates and Certificates of Course Completion
Regulations 1005, 1011, 1018, and 1055, and CommissionProcedures F-1 through F-6, and H-4
Noticed October 6, 2006

Electronic Course Certification
Regulations 1053, 1054, 1055, 1058, and 1070
Noticed September 1, 2006

Training and Testing Specifications for Peace Officer Basic Courses
Regulations 1005, 1007, and 1080, and Commission Procedures D-1 and H-3
Noticed September 1, 2006

Add New Test Administration and Security Requirements for POST Basic Courses and Amend Related Language
Regulations 1005, 1007, 1008, and 1052, and Commission Procedures D-1 and D-10

Noticed July 28, 2006

Public Safety Communications Terrorism Training Courses
Regulations 1070, 1081, and 1082
Noticed June 9, 2006

National Incident Management System (NIMS) Training Courses
Regulations 1070, 1081, and 1082
Noticed June 9, 2006

Standardized Content for Electronic Weapons Courses
Regulation 1084 (new)
Noticed June 9, 2006

Certification Criteria for Self-Paced Training
Regulations 1001, 1015, 1018, 1052, 1053, 1055, 1056, and 1081 and Commission Procedures D-2, E-1, F-1, and F-6
Noticed April 28, 2006

2005

Obsolete Reimbursement Language
Regulations 1001, 1015, 1020, and 1021 and Commission Procedure E-4
Noticed November 11, 2005

Management Course Prerequisite Waiver Process for Attending the Executive Development Course
Regulations 1005 (c) and Commission Procedures D-4 and D-15 (new)

Noticed October 21, 2005

Training and Testing Specifications for Peace Officer Basic Courses
Regulations 1005, 1007, and 1008 and Commission Procedures D-1, D-10, and D-14

Noticed September 2, 2005

First Responders to Terrorism Incidents Training (SB 1350/McPherson)
Regulations 1070, 1081, and 1082

Noticed July 8, 2005

Background Investigation Requirements
Regulations 1002, 1007, 1018 and Commission Procedure C-1, Related Changes in Regulations 1008, 1015 and Commission Procedures C-2, D-1, D-11, H-3 and H-4
Noticed May 27, 2005

Amend Commission Regulations 1005 and 1060 to Grant Continuing Professional Training Credit for Anti-Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction Training
Noticed May 20, 2005

Amend Commission Regulations 1001, 1002, and 1007 to Conform With Government Code Changes
Noticed April 15, 2005

Update the Training and Testing Specifications for Peace Officer Basic Courses and amend Regulations
Regulations 1005, 1007 and 1008
Noticed March 11, 2005

Amend Regulation 1005 (d) To Establish A "CPT Anniversary Date"
Noticed February 11, 2005