POST provides training resources for California Law Enforcement.

  • 80-Hour Cap - Courses Exempt from the cap on Reimbursement
  • Backfill Courses - Course that qualifies to be given a reimbursable allowance for an agency’s expense of paying salary at the overtime rate to a peace officer employee who replaces another peace officer employee for his/her attendance of a selected POST-certified training course.

Resources For You

Find Training Opportunities

Peace Officers

Training requirements and training resources for the Police Officer, Deputy, Investigators, Detectives, Supervisor. Information on the Field Training / Police Training programs as well as the Reserve Peace Officer program (RPOP). Check your current CPT / Perishable Skills cycle on our Compliance Dashboard. 


Find frequently asked questions on how to become a dispatcher or information on the Public Safety Dispatcher Certificate, Basic Course, or Selection Standards. Locate upcoming Dispatch courses or use the Dispatch Center on the Learning Portal.

Instructors / Presenters

Resources for Instructors and Presenters. Academy Instructor Certificate Program (AICP), Instructor Development Institute (IDI), Proposed TTS and more.


Find training requirements, resources, and value added services offered by POST for Managers and Executives.

Training Managers

Information and resources available to Training Managers, including a list of POST Regional Training Consultants.