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COA in Basic Police Academy

POLICE ACADEMY / BASIC POLICE ACADEMY

CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT
DIVISION OF PUBLIC SAFETY

Police Academy

The Rio Hondo Police Academy is a certificate program which is designed to prepare students to become entry-level police officers in local and state law enforcement agencies in California. This training course includes 42 learning domains, which includes instruction in leadership, professionalism and ethics, the criminal justice system, policing in the community, introduction to criminal law, laws of arrest, search and seizure, presentation of evidence, investigative report writing, vehicle operations, use of force, traffic enforcement, crime scenes, evidence, forensics, custody, arrest methods, First Aid/CPR, firearms, chemical agents, information systems, crimes against the justice system, cultural diversity/discrimination, and procedural justice. This course also meets the certification requirements of the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST).

Advising Sheet: COA in Police Academy / Basic Police Academy

To acquire the Certificate of Achievement in Basic Police Academy, it is necessary to complete the following courses:

Required Courses
PAC 075B or
PAC 075E
*Basic Course – Module III (Ext) or
*Basic Academy Intensive Modular III
7
PAC 075C or
PAC 075F
*Basic Course – Module II (Ext) or
*Basic Academy Intensive Modular II
8.5
PAC 075D or
PAC 075G
*Basic Course – Module I (Ext) or
*Basic Academy Intensive Modular I
21.5

Units Required: 37
*Prerequisite/Corequisite