Law Enforcement Training Program

The application and registration process for the JPA classes are completed at the South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium offices located on the Gavilan College campus in San Jose. Classes are open to the public. Most classes have prerequisites so please check the catalog or with South Bay to obtain specific class requirements. If you have questions about courses offered by the academy, or would like additional information about public safety career training, please call (408) 270-6458 or visit www.theacademy.ca.gov.

Law Enforcement Training Program (LETP)

LETP 108 -  Explorer Academy  (2-3.5 units)  
Letter Grade (LG) Only  Total hours: 23.5-32 hours lecture; 56-87.5 hours lab  
This course is designed to give students basic knowledge of policing, digital safety, gang awareness, vehicle operations, team building, criminal justice system, crime scene evidence collection, use of force, special operations, crisis negotiations, firearms, and first aid and CPR.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 130 -  Developing a Personal Philosophy of Leadership  (0.5-1 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 7.5-13.5 hours lecture; 5.5-25 hours lab  
This course is designed for sworn and non-sworn professionals in police and public safety organizations. It provides a critical component of a larger, multi-tiered system of leadership training that includes core values, learning activities, and formal professional education. Portions of instruction may be offered online; also offered fully online. May be offered fully online.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 132 -  Organizational Leadership  (1-4.5 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 6-56 hours lecture; 34-64 hours lab  
This course provides the participant with an opportunity to explore the leadership process within organizational settings. Students gain an understanding of the components and processes of a learning organization.  

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LETP 140 -  PC 832 Laws of Arrest  (1 unit)  
Letter Grade (LG) Only  Total hours: 7 hours lecture; 32 hours lab  
This course is certified by the Commission on Peace officer Standards and Training (POST) and meets the content and hour requirements established by POST. Students learn professional orientation, laws of arrest, search, seizure, evidence, preliminary investigations, communications, and arrest and control techniques. This course satisfies Penal Code 832 requirements for entry level but does not include the firearms portion. POST certified.  
Prerequisite(s): Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 1A  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 144A -  P.O.S.T. Intensive Basic Academy I  (12 units)  
Letter Grade (LG) Only  Total hours: 85 hours lecture; 365.5 hours lab  
This is the first in a series of two intensive basic training requirements for Peace Officers. This course satisfies all minimum required training mandates governed by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) entry level Peace Officers. The course includes fundamental principles, procedures and techniques of law enforcement, including: Criminal Law, Patrol procedures, Cultural Diversity, Investigative procedures, Report Writing, Defensive Tactics, Firearms, Leadership, Ethics, Community Relations, Police Vehicles Operations, Traffic Enforcement, Accident Investigation and First Aid/CPR. 450 hours  
Prerequisite(s): Passing score on the POST Reading and Writing Comprehension Exam and the WSTB Physical Agility Exam and DOJ Clearance and Proof of Medical Insurance and Medical Clearance  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 144B -  P.O.S.T. Intensive Basic Academy II  (12 units)  
Letter Grade (LG) Only  Total hours: 76.5 hours lecture; 399.5 hours lab  
This is the second in a series of two intensive basic training requirements for Peace Officers. This course satisfies all minimum required training mandates governed by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) entry level Peace Officers. The course includes fundamental principles, procedures and techniques of law enforcement, including: Criminal Law, Patrol procedures, Cultural Diversity, Investigative procedures, Report Writing, Defensive Tactics, Firearms, Leadership, Ethics, Community Relations, Police Vehicles Operations, Traffic Enforcement, Accident Investigation and First Aid/CPR. 470 hours  
Prerequisite(s): Passing scores on WSTB Physical Agility exam and PEL- LETB Written exam and DOJ Clearance and Proof of Medical Insurance and Medical Clearance  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 145A -  P.O.S.T. Basic Academy III  (4.5 units)  
Letter Grade (LG) Only  Total hours: 40 hours lecture; 124 hours lab  
This 164-hour course is certified by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) and meets the content and hour requirements established by POST for Level III Reserve Peace Officers. This course, combined with a current PC 832 certificate and Level I and Level II certificates, meets the regular basic academy requirements of POST. Includes arrest and control, report writing, and vehicle stops.  
Prerequisite(s): Valid CA Driver’s License and DOJ Clearance and Medical Insurance and Medical Clearance  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 145B -  P.O.S.T. Basic Academy Modular II  (8 units)  
Letter Grade (LG) Only  Total hours: 67 hours lecture; 213 hours lab  
This 280-hour course is certified by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) and meets the content and hour requirements established by POST for Level II Reserve Peace Officers. This course, combined with Level I and Level III certificates meets the regular basic academy requirements. Includes report writing, Controlled substance, laws of arrest, use of force, patrol techniques as well as additional POST learning domains.  
Prerequisite(s): LETP 145A (or BAM Level III)  

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LETP 145C -  P.O.S.T. Basic Academy I  (13 units)  
Letter Grade (LG) Only  Total hours: 60 hours lecture; 484 hours lab  
This 544-hour course is certified by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) and meets the content and hour requirements established by POST for Level I Reserve Peace Officers. This course combined with Level III and Level II certificates meets the regular basic academy requirements.  
Prerequisite(s): LETP 145A (or BAM III); LETP 145B (or BAM II)  

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LETP 146 -  Basic Police Requalification Course  (4 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 26 hours lecture; 134 hours lab  
This 160-hour course expands upon fundamental principles, procedures, and techniques of law enforcement. The course is certified by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) guidelines for Regular Basic course re-qualification requirements.  
Prerequisite(s): LETP 144A and LETP 144B or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 180 -  Citizens' Academy  (0.5-1 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 5-10 hours lecture; 18.5-28.5 hours lab  
This course is designed to provide instruction on police department organization and structure, recruitment, selection, and training. Students are provided insight into traffic enforcement, the use of force and firearms, citizen's complaint procedure, women in law enforcement, field training officer programs, records/jail, the District Attorney's office, investigation, and hostage negotiations.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 201 -  Vice Investigations  (2 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 34 hours lecture; 5 hours lab  
This course is designed for students responsible for handling crimes related to prostitution, human trafficking, and a variety of nuisance crimes (animal fighting, gambling, loitering, piracy, and lewd and lascivious acts). Students in this course are exposed to a series of various scenarios, including ABC buy/ bust exercises, prostitution stings, undercover surveillance practicals, and use of website searches for out-calls. This course also provides training on technology used to commit crimes (the internet), technology available to solve crimes, the proper use of informants, and legal considerations and ethical issues.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 202 -  Financial Crimes Investigation  (2 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 34 hours lecture; 6 hours lab  
This course is designed for students investigating a variety of financial crimes. It provides students with specialized training in handling crimes related to check and credit card fraud, real estate fraud, and a variety of internet scams. This course also provides training in technology used to commit crimes and technology available to solve crimes.  
Prerequisite(s): Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 203 -  Robbery Investigations  (1 unit)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 7.5 hours lecture; 32.5 hours lab  
This course is designed to provide students with detailed instruction in investigating the broad spectrum of robbery, from commercial stores and banks to street muggings, residential invasions, and the "shakedowns" of youth and adults. The learning opportunities involve the students in examining active cases, interview and interrogation techniques, analyzing the elements and the evidence, and developing patterns that emerge during a robbery investigation.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 204 -  Investigation Core  (2 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 16 hours lecture; 64 hours lab  
The core course is designed to enhance the effectiveness of the individual criminal investigators skills in performing the multi-disciplined, multi-leveled tasks necessary to successfully conduct comprehensive criminal investigations. Instruction in this course is provided through a coordinated, experience-based adult learning approach which addresses crime scene management, interviewing and interrogation skills, search and seizure issues, search warrant preparation, surveillance techniques, case reporting, informant management, media relations, case reporting, and courtroom testimony.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 205 -  Officer-Involved Shooting and Death Investigation  (1 unit)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 8.5 hours lecture; 31.5 hours lab  
This course is designed for students who are assigned to investigate law enforcement-involved critical incidents, including officer-involved shootings, use-of-force incidents, and in-custody deaths. Topics include understanding stakeholders, lawful and unlawful force, physiological and psychological changes (human factors), administrative and criminal investigations, crime scene management, physical evidence, legal considerations and courtroom testimony, crime scene reconstruction, video forensics, taser incidents, excited delirium-related deaths, and contemporary critical incident case studies.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 207 -  Homicide Investigation  (2 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 18 hours lecture; 62 hours lab  
This course teaches students the highly specialized field of Homicide Investigation. It will cover the legal aspects of death investigation, homicide crime scene management, autopsy, psychological profiling, criminal psychology, laboratory work, and interview techniques.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 208 -  Child Abuse Investigations  (1 unit)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 8.5 hours lecture; 31.5 hours lab  
This course is an intensive study in causes, recognition, identification of abuse, neglect and sexual exploitation of children. Emphasis is placed on laws, procedure of handling cases, effective interviewing/investigative techniques, action/referral, and investigator stress management.  
Prerequisite(s): LETP 144A; POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 209 -  Sexual Assault Investigation  (1 unit)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 8 hours lecture; 32 hours lab  
The course is designed to give students a balance between a police officer's duties in handling sexual assault cases and being sensitive to and aware of the victim's needs. Attention is given to the psychological as well as the physical trauma a rape victim encounters. The legal aspects of the case are also emphasized.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  

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LETP 211 -  Human Trafficking  (2 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 34 hours lecture; 5 hours lab  
Students learn about the California Trafficking Victims Protection Act (Penal Code (PC) §13519.14) and guidelines for law enforcement response to human trafficking, which involves the recruitment, abduction, transport, sale, or receipt of persons, through force, coercion, fraud, or deception. These guidelines are presented in a format that allows the student to follow a systematic process when conducting human trafficking investigations.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  

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LETP 213 -  Public Information Officer  (0.5 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 8.5 hours lecture; 7.5 hours lab  
This course provides students with the skills and knowledge required to succeed as a Public Information Officer. Topics include media relations, roles and responsibilities, news conferences, on-camera testing and evaluation, and avoiding confrontation with the media.   
Advisory: Students should be familiar with or working with a law enforcement agency  

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LETP 223 -  Driver Training Instructor  (1 unit)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 10 hours lecture; 30 hours lab  
This course teaches Peace Officers to train other officers as drivers. The course includes instruction in positive driving attributes in routine, code, and pursuit driving using driving demonstrations, hands-on practice, exercises, evaluation, and testing.  
Prerequisite(s): Hold a Basic POST or State Certificate; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 224 -  Driver Awareness Instructor  (0.5 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 7 hours lecture; 26 hours lab  
This course teaches Peace Officers to train other officers in Driver Awareness. It covers communications skills needed to deliver effective verbal and nonverbal training, teaching training styles, presentation skills, and basic driving principles.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 230 -  Advanced Officer Course  (0.5-3.5 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 8-19.5 hours lecture; 8-124 hours lab  
This course is designed to provide update and refresher training at the operations level to peace officers.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 230.11 -  S.W.A.T.  (0.5-2 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 3.5-11 hours lecture; 13.5-69 hours lab  
This course is designed to provide instruction on special weapons team tactics, including common SWAT responses, incident command structure, direct supervision of SWAT team, legal aspects, on-scene demeanor, and use of correct terminology. The course also conducts exercises in practical scenarios and problem solving simulations, psychological and physical aspects and considerations including general fitness, lifetime fitness, diet, and nutrition.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 231.95 -  Officer Safety - Field Tactics  (0.5-1 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 8.5-12.5 hours lecture; 8.5-27 hours lab  
This course focuses on officer safety tactics and skills including basic field techniques of officer safety, defensive driving, firearms, arrest and control techniques and physical fitness. The course examines contemporary and safe techniques, legal mandates and new laws relative to each topic.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 232 -  Advanced Peace Officer Training  (0.5-1 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 6-9 hours lecture; 10-45 hours lab  
This course covers a series of topics designed to provide updated training in arrest and control techniques, racial profiling, legal updates, defensive tactics, and domestic violence. This training meets the requirements of the California Commission of Peace Officer Standards and Training.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 232.31 -  Adv Peace Officer Training: Advanced S.W.A.T. 40 Hours  (1 unit)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 9 hours lecture; 31 hours lab  
This course is designed for students who have tactical responsibility. The course addresses the employment of S.W.A.T. teams, snipers, negotiators, containment, command posts, and other special operations resources for barricaded suspect, hostage situations, warrant service, and other high-risk incidents. Training using an extensive model city, videotapes, mock command posts, and role-playing during simulated high-risk situations.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 232.4 -  Advanced Peace Officer Training: S.W.A.T. Update  (0.5-2 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 6-20 hours lecture; 10-60 hours lab  
This course is designed to enhance and build on skills of established Special Response teams and members. It offers instruction on firearms, tactics, decision making, tactical medical considerations, rappelling, and communication exercises.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 233.10 -  Tactical Operation Dispatcher  (1 unit)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 10 hours lecture; 29 hours lab  
This course is designed to provide Public Safety Dispatchers with the operational skills to function as an integral participation in support of high-risk field operations. This training meets the requirements of the Commission of Peace Officer Standards and Training. (P.O.S.T. certified)  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 233.2 -  Basic S.W.A.T. - 80 Hours  (2 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 17 hours lecture; 63 hours lab  
This course meets the training requirements of the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.). It is designed to prepare students for the demands of departmental special teams (e.g., SWAT, SRT, ERT, MERGE). The course topics include arrest and control techniques, communication and negotiation strategies, baton use and qualification courses on firearms and tactical combat shooting. The 80-hour course includes more time spent on each tactical maneuver. (P.O.S.T.-certified)  
Prerequisite(s): LETP 144A; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  

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LETP 233.7 -  Defensive Tactics Instructor  (2 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 20 hours lecture; 60 hours lab  
This 80-hour course meets the training requirements of The Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.). It covers control techniques, weapon retention, legal issues, and additional topics designed to provide training for students to become instructors in defensive tactics. (P.O.S.T. certified)  
Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of the POST Basic Police Academy, POST Basic Certificate, or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 233.8 -  Defensive Tactics Instructor Update  (0.5 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 3 hours lecture; 21 hours lab  
This course covers a series of topics designed to provide updates for the working instructor in the area of defensive tactics. This training meets the requirements of the Commission of Peace Officer Standards and Training. (P.O.S.T. certified)  
Prerequisite(s): LETP 233.7, or comparable training; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 234 -  Advanced Officer Skills I  (0.5-1 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 6-10 hours lecture; 10-30 hours lab  
This course is designed to provide a mechanism whereby students may insure that the necessary new skills and communication techniques and those previously learned skills are maintained and reinforced. This course satisfies Advanced Officer Training requirements from the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). This is a pass/no pass course. Repetition of this course is necessary for a student to meet legally mandated training.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 236 -  Advanced Officer Skills II  (0.5-1 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 8 hours lecture; 8-32 hours lab  
This course provides agency discretionary training and/or required mandated training according to the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST), the Correction Standards Authority (CSA),or other regulatory agencies. Related topics include state/legislatively mandated training, perishable skills, first aid/CPR,and officer safety skills. This course is certified to meet continuing professional training standards prescribed by POST.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 237 -  Firearms Instructor  (1 unit)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 8 hours lecture; 32 hours lab  
This course is designed to provide the necessary training for the experienced firearms person who wants to qualify for rangemaster. Topics include firearms safety, range safety, firearms maintenance and storage, use of firearms, use of force, teaching techniques, and lesson planning. Students must supply equipment and ammunition. The course is POST certified.  
Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of the POST Basic Police Academy, POST Basic Certificate, or equivalent. Prior to beginning this course students must already be familiar with, and be able to demonstrate all of the skills listed below. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. These minimum knowledge and skill levels are regarding: Familiarity with firearms safety, Familiarity with firearms cleaning and storage techniques, Familiarity with range safety, Knowledge of basic shooting techniques, Familiarity with combat shooting skills, Familiarity with semi-automatic pistols, revolvers, and shotguns, Familiarity with use of force; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  

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LETP 238 -  Tactical Patrol Rifle Instructor  (1 unit)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 8 hours lecture; 32 hours lab  
This course provides training for the instruction of patrol rifle use. Topics include firearms safety, cleaning and maintenance of the patrol rifle, handling and use of the patrol rifle, lesson plan development, adult learning styles, and use of force. This is a POST certified course.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  

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LETP 240.25 -  Supervisory Update  (0.5-1 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 4-9 hours lecture; 20-31 hours lab  
This course provides law enforcement and correctional supervisors the opportunity to develop and refine their leadership skills. The course is updated regularly for currency according to POST and the California Corrections Standard Authority.  
Prerequisite(s): Law Enforcement Supervisor sworn or non sworn; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 241 -  Community Service Officer  (7-9 units)  
Letter Grade (LG) Only  Total hours: 68-102 hours lecture; 156-158 hours lab  
This course provides basic training for Community Service Officers as well as incorporating PC832 Certification. The content includes all topics required for PC832 Laws of Arrest, as well as Juvenile Law, Haz Mat, Prop 115 certification, First Aid/CPR, professionalism and ethics with extensive focus on traffic control, investigations, and report writing. Emphasis is on practical application of skills.   
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 242 -  Peace Officer Association Training  (0.5-7 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 8.5-17 hours lecture; 8.5-306 hours lab  
This variable hour course is designed as a symposium. Topics are designed for the education and training of students employed by criminal justice agencies and/or seeking employment.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 245 -  Field Training Program  (8 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 408-935 hours lab  
This variable-hour practicum course introduces employees to the job requirements of the law enforcement officer, including legal aspects, procedures, policies, and agency protocols. The course provides necessary training, supervision, and performance assessment of a California law enforcement officer-trainee. This course meets minimum certification standards required by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) and is mandated for all California Peace Officers according to POST regulation. For non-POST agencies, the course may be certified as determined by the agency.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 248 -  Surveillance Techniques  (0.5 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 7.5 hours lecture; 28 hours lab  
This course covers basic surveillance techniques including radio traffic and point position and allows class participants to practice these techniques to improve their surveillance skills. This course is P.O.S.T. (Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training) certified.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  

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LETP 249 -  Public Safety Dispatch Academy  (3.5 units)  
Letter Grade (LG) Only  Total hours: 35 hours lecture; 85 hours lab  
This course satisfies the Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) minimum training requirements for entry-level dispatchers. The course prepares students for the fundamental principles, procedures, techniques, and duties of a public safety dispatcher within the law enforcement agency, including ethics and professionalism; criminal justice system; workplace communication; telephone technology and procedures; missing persons; domestic violence; community policing; cultural diversity; law enforcement technologies; radio technologies and procedures; critical incidents; and an overview of many other aspects of public safety. 120 hours  
Advisory: Students should be familiar with or working with a law enforcement agency  

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LETP 250 -  Arrest and Control/Driving (PSP)  (0.5 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 4-7.5 hours lecture; 12.5-14.5 hours lab  
This variable 16-to-23-hour course is designed to meet Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) requirements for the Perishable Skills Program. Students receive training in courses such as Driver Training, Arrest and Control, Tactical Communication, and Firearms. (P.O.S.T. certified)  
Prerequisite(s): California Peace Officer status or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 254 -  Dispatch Field Training Program  (1.5-16 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 76.5-816 hours lab  
This variable-hour course is certified by the Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST). It provides a training continuum that integrates the acquired knowledge and skills from the Dispatcher Academy with practical application, assisting the trainer in preparing the trainee to adequately and safely serve both the agency and the public. The course covers basic skills, tasks, and information that the agency expects the dispatchers to know and perform.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 255 -  Public Safety Dispatch  (3 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 17 hours lecture; 103.5 hours lab  
This course is designed to provide necessary and required continuing professional training to public safety dispatchers as required by The Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.). It covers radio procedures, radio systems, telephone procedures, call taking, legal updates, call taking, available resources, officer safety considerations, and emergency dispatching and prioritization techniques. The course is P.O.S.T. certified.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 1A  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 265 -  Dignitary Escort  (1 unit)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 8 hours lecture; 32 hours lab  
This course is designed to allow students to develop skills in the proper methods and techniques necessary to provide a safe and efficient dignitary escort. Topics include motorcycle maintenance, safety techniques, potential issues, developing route sheets, and freeway escorts.  
Prerequisite(s): Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic motorcycle academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. NOTE: Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to beginning this course students must already be familiar with, and be able to demonstrate all of the skills listed below. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. These minimum knowledge and skill levels are regarding: Knowledge of motorcycle safety, Familiarity with motorcycle personal safety equipment, Familiarity with motorcycle operation, Familiarity with motorcycle maintenance, Familiarity with motorcycle nomenclature, Knowledge of motorcycle riding techniques; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  

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LETP 280.1 -  Supervisor Course  (2 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 17 hours lecture; 63 hours lab  
This course emphasizes the basic elements of supervision and how they may be applied to police work. Essentials of good leadership, understanding of the basic needs of human beings, ways to stimulate subordinates to better performance, and conflict resolution are the contents of the course, as outlined by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.). It is designed for new sergeants.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 280.2 -  Field Training Officer  (1 unit)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 6 hours lecture; 34 hours lab  
This 40-hour course develops proficiency in adult learning theory, evaluation and documentation, leadership, remedial training, and other skills necessary to become a qualified Field Training Officer. This course meets minimum California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training requirements for Field Training officers and follows the guidelines and standards under 832.3 of the Penal Code. (P.O.S.T. certified) Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 280.3 -  Field Training Officer Update  (0.5 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 9 hours lecture; 15 hours lab  
This course provides students with updated information to include role and responsibility of the Field Training Officer, legislative and training updates, principles of learning, and standards of documentation and remediation. The course examines state-mandated update training required by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). This course satisfies the state requirement for triennial certification of the FTO according to P.O.S.T.  
Prerequisite(s): LETP 280.2; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 290 -  Instructor Development  (0.5-1 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 5-11.5 hours lecture; 10-29.5 hours lab  
This Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST)-certified 8- to 40-hour course is designed to provide instruction for POST Academy instructors in adult learning principles, including instructional planning skills, presentation techniques, and facilitation techniques. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Certified basic law enforcement academy or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. • Note: Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee state regulatory or licensing agencies with also grant equivalency. Prior to beginning this course students must already be familiar with, and be able to demonstrate all of the skills listed below. These will not be taught in the course, rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. These minimum knowledge and skill levels are regarding: Familiarity Leadership, Professionalism, and Ethics. Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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Advanced Officer Training Course Requirements

For the following advanced officer training courses, students will build upon their policing skills to include: Safe firearms handling, tactical shooting, tactical movement, arrest and control, ground fighting, chemical weapons, non-lethal weapons, Penal codes, Vehicle codes, Health & Safety codes, Welfare & Institution codes, and interpersonal communication. Students will receive a Pass/No Pass grade only. Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards & Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction.

Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.

LETP 146 -  Basic Police Requalification Course  (4 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 26 hours lecture; 134 hours lab  
This 160-hour course expands upon fundamental principles, procedures, and techniques of law enforcement. The course is certified by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) guidelines for Regular Basic course re-qualification requirements.  
Prerequisite(s): LETP 144A and LETP 144B or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 180 -  Citizens' Academy  (0.5-1 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 5-10 hours lecture; 18.5-28.5 hours lab  
This course is designed to provide instruction on police department organization and structure, recruitment, selection, and training. Students are provided insight into traffic enforcement, the use of force and firearms, citizen's complaint procedure, women in law enforcement, field training officer programs, records/jail, the District Attorney's office, investigation, and hostage negotiations.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 201 -  Vice Investigations  (2 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 34 hours lecture; 5 hours lab  
This course is designed for students responsible for handling crimes related to prostitution, human trafficking, and a variety of nuisance crimes (animal fighting, gambling, loitering, piracy, and lewd and lascivious acts). Students in this course are exposed to a series of various scenarios, including ABC buy/ bust exercises, prostitution stings, undercover surveillance practicals, and use of website searches for out-calls. This course also provides training on technology used to commit crimes (the internet), technology available to solve crimes, the proper use of informants, and legal considerations and ethical issues.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 202 -  Financial Crimes Investigation  (2 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 34 hours lecture; 6 hours lab  
This course is designed for students investigating a variety of financial crimes. It provides students with specialized training in handling crimes related to check and credit card fraud, real estate fraud, and a variety of internet scams. This course also provides training in technology used to commit crimes and technology available to solve crimes.  
Prerequisite(s): Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 203 -  Robbery Investigations  (1 unit)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 7.5 hours lecture; 32.5 hours lab  
This course is designed to provide students with detailed instruction in investigating the broad spectrum of robbery, from commercial stores and banks to street muggings, residential invasions, and the "shakedowns" of youth and adults. The learning opportunities involve the students in examining active cases, interview and interrogation techniques, analyzing the elements and the evidence, and developing patterns that emerge during a robbery investigation.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 204 -  Investigation Core  (2 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 16 hours lecture; 64 hours lab  
The core course is designed to enhance the effectiveness of the individual criminal investigators skills in performing the multi-disciplined, multi-leveled tasks necessary to successfully conduct comprehensive criminal investigations. Instruction in this course is provided through a coordinated, experience-based adult learning approach which addresses crime scene management, interviewing and interrogation skills, search and seizure issues, search warrant preparation, surveillance techniques, case reporting, informant management, media relations, case reporting, and courtroom testimony.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 205 -  Officer-Involved Shooting and Death Investigation  (1 unit)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 8.5 hours lecture; 31.5 hours lab  
This course is designed for students who are assigned to investigate law enforcement-involved critical incidents, including officer-involved shootings, use-of-force incidents, and in-custody deaths. Topics include understanding stakeholders, lawful and unlawful force, physiological and psychological changes (human factors), administrative and criminal investigations, crime scene management, physical evidence, legal considerations and courtroom testimony, crime scene reconstruction, video forensics, taser incidents, excited delirium-related deaths, and contemporary critical incident case studies.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 207 -  Homicide Investigation  (2 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 18 hours lecture; 62 hours lab  
This course teaches students the highly specialized field of Homicide Investigation. It will cover the legal aspects of death investigation, homicide crime scene management, autopsy, psychological profiling, criminal psychology, laboratory work, and interview techniques.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 208 -  Child Abuse Investigations  (1 unit)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 8.5 hours lecture; 31.5 hours lab  
This course is an intensive study in causes, recognition, identification of abuse, neglect and sexual exploitation of children. Emphasis is placed on laws, procedure of handling cases, effective interviewing/investigative techniques, action/referral, and investigator stress management.  
Prerequisite(s): LETP 144A; POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 209 -  Sexual Assault Investigation  (1 unit)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 8 hours lecture; 32 hours lab  
The course is designed to give students a balance between a police officer's duties in handling sexual assault cases and being sensitive to and aware of the victim's needs. Attention is given to the psychological as well as the physical trauma a rape victim encounters. The legal aspects of the case are also emphasized.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  

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LETP 211 -  Human Trafficking  (2 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 34 hours lecture; 5 hours lab  
Students learn about the California Trafficking Victims Protection Act (Penal Code (PC) §13519.14) and guidelines for law enforcement response to human trafficking, which involves the recruitment, abduction, transport, sale, or receipt of persons, through force, coercion, fraud, or deception. These guidelines are presented in a format that allows the student to follow a systematic process when conducting human trafficking investigations.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  

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LETP 213 -  Public Information Officer  (0.5 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 8.5 hours lecture; 7.5 hours lab  
This course provides students with the skills and knowledge required to succeed as a Public Information Officer. Topics include media relations, roles and responsibilities, news conferences, on-camera testing and evaluation, and avoiding confrontation with the media.   
Advisory: Students should be familiar with or working with a law enforcement agency  

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LETP 223 -  Driver Training Instructor  (1 unit)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 10 hours lecture; 30 hours lab  
This course teaches Peace Officers to train other officers as drivers. The course includes instruction in positive driving attributes in routine, code, and pursuit driving using driving demonstrations, hands-on practice, exercises, evaluation, and testing.  
Prerequisite(s): Hold a Basic POST or State Certificate; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 224 -  Driver Awareness Instructor  (0.5 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 7 hours lecture; 26 hours lab  
This course teaches Peace Officers to train other officers in Driver Awareness. It covers communications skills needed to deliver effective verbal and nonverbal training, teaching training styles, presentation skills, and basic driving principles.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 230 -  Advanced Officer Course  (0.5-3.5 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 8-19.5 hours lecture; 8-124 hours lab  
This course is designed to provide update and refresher training at the operations level to peace officers.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 230.11 -  S.W.A.T.  (0.5-2 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 3.5-11 hours lecture; 13.5-69 hours lab  
This course is designed to provide instruction on special weapons team tactics, including common SWAT responses, incident command structure, direct supervision of SWAT team, legal aspects, on-scene demeanor, and use of correct terminology. The course also conducts exercises in practical scenarios and problem solving simulations, psychological and physical aspects and considerations including general fitness, lifetime fitness, diet, and nutrition.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 231.95 -  Officer Safety - Field Tactics  (0.5-1 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 8.5-12.5 hours lecture; 8.5-27 hours lab  
This course focuses on officer safety tactics and skills including basic field techniques of officer safety, defensive driving, firearms, arrest and control techniques and physical fitness. The course examines contemporary and safe techniques, legal mandates and new laws relative to each topic.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 232 -  Advanced Peace Officer Training  (0.5-1 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 6-9 hours lecture; 10-45 hours lab  
This course covers a series of topics designed to provide updated training in arrest and control techniques, racial profiling, legal updates, defensive tactics, and domestic violence. This training meets the requirements of the California Commission of Peace Officer Standards and Training.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 232.4 -  Advanced Peace Officer Training: S.W.A.T. Update  (0.5-2 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 6-20 hours lecture; 10-60 hours lab  
This course is designed to enhance and build on skills of established Special Response teams and members. It offers instruction on firearms, tactics, decision making, tactical medical considerations, rappelling, and communication exercises.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 232.31 -  Adv Peace Officer Training: Advanced S.W.A.T. 40 Hours  (1 unit)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 9 hours lecture; 31 hours lab  
This course is designed for students who have tactical responsibility. The course addresses the employment of S.W.A.T. teams, snipers, negotiators, containment, command posts, and other special operations resources for barricaded suspect, hostage situations, warrant service, and other high-risk incidents. Training using an extensive model city, videotapes, mock command posts, and role-playing during simulated high-risk situations.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 233.2 -  Basic S.W.A.T. - 80 Hours  (2 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 17 hours lecture; 63 hours lab  
This course meets the training requirements of the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.). It is designed to prepare students for the demands of departmental special teams (e.g., SWAT, SRT, ERT, MERGE). The course topics include arrest and control techniques, communication and negotiation strategies, baton use and qualification courses on firearms and tactical combat shooting. The 80-hour course includes more time spent on each tactical maneuver. (P.O.S.T.-certified)  
Prerequisite(s): LETP 144A; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  

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LETP 233.7 -  Defensive Tactics Instructor  (2 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 20 hours lecture; 60 hours lab  
This 80-hour course meets the training requirements of The Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.). It covers control techniques, weapon retention, legal issues, and additional topics designed to provide training for students to become instructors in defensive tactics. (P.O.S.T. certified)  
Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of the POST Basic Police Academy, POST Basic Certificate, or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 233.8 -  Defensive Tactics Instructor Update  (0.5 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 3 hours lecture; 21 hours lab  
This course covers a series of topics designed to provide updates for the working instructor in the area of defensive tactics. This training meets the requirements of the Commission of Peace Officer Standards and Training. (P.O.S.T. certified)  
Prerequisite(s): LETP 233.7, or comparable training; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 233.10 -  Tactical Operation Dispatcher  (1 unit)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 10 hours lecture; 29 hours lab  
This course is designed to provide Public Safety Dispatchers with the operational skills to function as an integral participation in support of high-risk field operations. This training meets the requirements of the Commission of Peace Officer Standards and Training. (P.O.S.T. certified)  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 234 -  Advanced Officer Skills I  (0.5-1 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 6-10 hours lecture; 10-30 hours lab  
This course is designed to provide a mechanism whereby students may insure that the necessary new skills and communication techniques and those previously learned skills are maintained and reinforced. This course satisfies Advanced Officer Training requirements from the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). This is a pass/no pass course. Repetition of this course is necessary for a student to meet legally mandated training.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 236 -  Advanced Officer Skills II  (0.5-1 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 8 hours lecture; 8-32 hours lab  
This course provides agency discretionary training and/or required mandated training according to the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST), the Correction Standards Authority (CSA),or other regulatory agencies. Related topics include state/legislatively mandated training, perishable skills, first aid/CPR,and officer safety skills. This course is certified to meet continuing professional training standards prescribed by POST.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 237 -  Firearms Instructor  (1 unit)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 8 hours lecture; 32 hours lab  
This course is designed to provide the necessary training for the experienced firearms person who wants to qualify for rangemaster. Topics include firearms safety, range safety, firearms maintenance and storage, use of firearms, use of force, teaching techniques, and lesson planning. Students must supply equipment and ammunition. The course is POST certified.  
Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of the POST Basic Police Academy, POST Basic Certificate, or equivalent. Prior to beginning this course students must already be familiar with, and be able to demonstrate all of the skills listed below. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. These minimum knowledge and skill levels are regarding: Familiarity with firearms safety, Familiarity with firearms cleaning and storage techniques, Familiarity with range safety, Knowledge of basic shooting techniques, Familiarity with combat shooting skills, Familiarity with semi-automatic pistols, revolvers, and shotguns, Familiarity with use of force; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  

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LETP 238 -  Tactical Patrol Rifle Instructor  (1 unit)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 8 hours lecture; 32 hours lab  
This course provides training for the instruction of patrol rifle use. Topics include firearms safety, cleaning and maintenance of the patrol rifle, handling and use of the patrol rifle, lesson plan development, adult learning styles, and use of force. This is a POST certified course.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  

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LETP 240.25 -  Supervisory Update  (0.5-1 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 4-9 hours lecture; 20-31 hours lab  
This course provides law enforcement and correctional supervisors the opportunity to develop and refine their leadership skills. The course is updated regularly for currency according to POST and the California Corrections Standard Authority.  
Prerequisite(s): Law Enforcement Supervisor sworn or non sworn; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 241 -  Community Service Officer  (7-9 units)  
Letter Grade (LG) Only  Total hours: 68-102 hours lecture; 156-158 hours lab  
This course provides basic training for Community Service Officers as well as incorporating PC832 Certification. The content includes all topics required for PC832 Laws of Arrest, as well as Juvenile Law, Haz Mat, Prop 115 certification, First Aid/CPR, professionalism and ethics with extensive focus on traffic control, investigations, and report writing. Emphasis is on practical application of skills.   
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 242 -  Peace Officer Association Training  (0.5-7 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 8.5-17 hours lecture; 8.5-306 hours lab  
This variable hour course is designed as a symposium. Topics are designed for the education and training of students employed by criminal justice agencies and/or seeking employment.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 245 -  Field Training Program  (8 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 408-935 hours lab  
This variable-hour practicum course introduces employees to the job requirements of the law enforcement officer, including legal aspects, procedures, policies, and agency protocols. The course provides necessary training, supervision, and performance assessment of a California law enforcement officer-trainee. This course meets minimum certification standards required by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) and is mandated for all California Peace Officers according to POST regulation. For non-POST agencies, the course may be certified as determined by the agency.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 248 -  Surveillance Techniques  (0.5 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 7.5 hours lecture; 28 hours lab  
This course covers basic surveillance techniques including radio traffic and point position and allows class participants to practice these techniques to improve their surveillance skills. This course is P.O.S.T. (Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training) certified.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  

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LETP 249 -  Public Safety Dispatch Academy  (3.5 units)  
Letter Grade (LG) Only  Total hours: 35 hours lecture; 85 hours lab  
This course satisfies the Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) minimum training requirements for entry-level dispatchers. The course prepares students for the fundamental principles, procedures, techniques, and duties of a public safety dispatcher within the law enforcement agency, including ethics and professionalism; criminal justice system; workplace communication; telephone technology and procedures; missing persons; domestic violence; community policing; cultural diversity; law enforcement technologies; radio technologies and procedures; critical incidents; and an overview of many other aspects of public safety. 120 hours  
Advisory: Students should be familiar with or working with a law enforcement agency  

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LETP 250 -  Arrest and Control/Driving (PSP)  (0.5 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 4-7.5 hours lecture; 12.5-14.5 hours lab  
This variable 16-to-23-hour course is designed to meet Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) requirements for the Perishable Skills Program. Students receive training in courses such as Driver Training, Arrest and Control, Tactical Communication, and Firearms. (P.O.S.T. certified)  
Prerequisite(s): California Peace Officer status or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 254 -  Dispatch Field Training Program  (1.5-16 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 76.5-816 hours lab  
This variable-hour course is certified by the Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST). It provides a training continuum that integrates the acquired knowledge and skills from the Dispatcher Academy with practical application, assisting the trainer in preparing the trainee to adequately and safely serve both the agency and the public. The course covers basic skills, tasks, and information that the agency expects the dispatchers to know and perform.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 255 -  Public Safety Dispatch  (3 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 17 hours lecture; 103.5 hours lab  
This course is designed to provide necessary and required continuing professional training to public safety dispatchers as required by The Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.). It covers radio procedures, radio systems, telephone procedures, call taking, legal updates, call taking, available resources, officer safety considerations, and emergency dispatching and prioritization techniques. The course is P.O.S.T. certified.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 1A  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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LETP 265 -  Dignitary Escort  (1 unit)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 8 hours lecture; 32 hours lab  
This course is designed to allow students to develop skills in the proper methods and techniques necessary to provide a safe and efficient dignitary escort. Topics include motorcycle maintenance, safety techniques, potential issues, developing route sheets, and freeway escorts.  
Prerequisite(s): Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic motorcycle academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. NOTE: Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to beginning this course students must already be familiar with, and be able to demonstrate all of the skills listed below. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. These minimum knowledge and skill levels are regarding: Knowledge of motorcycle safety, Familiarity with motorcycle personal safety equipment, Familiarity with motorcycle operation, Familiarity with motorcycle maintenance, Familiarity with motorcycle nomenclature, Knowledge of motorcycle riding techniques; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  

Catalog Program Pages Referencing LETP 265

LETP 280.1 -  Supervisor Course  (2 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 17 hours lecture; 63 hours lab  
This course emphasizes the basic elements of supervision and how they may be applied to police work. Essentials of good leadership, understanding of the basic needs of human beings, ways to stimulate subordinates to better performance, and conflict resolution are the contents of the course, as outlined by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.). It is designed for new sergeants.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

Catalog Program Pages Referencing LETP 280.1

LETP 280.2 -  Field Training Officer  (1 unit)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 6 hours lecture; 34 hours lab  
This 40-hour course develops proficiency in adult learning theory, evaluation and documentation, leadership, remedial training, and other skills necessary to become a qualified Field Training Officer. This course meets minimum California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training requirements for Field Training officers and follows the guidelines and standards under 832.3 of the Penal Code. (P.O.S.T. certified) Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Basic Certificate or equivalent; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

Catalog Program Pages Referencing LETP 280.2

LETP 280.3 -  Field Training Officer Update  (0.5 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 9 hours lecture; 15 hours lab  
This course provides students with updated information to include role and responsibility of the Field Training Officer, legislative and training updates, principles of learning, and standards of documentation and remediation. The course examines state-mandated update training required by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). This course satisfies the state requirement for triennial certification of the FTO according to P.O.S.T.  
Prerequisite(s): LETP 280.2; Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

Catalog Program Pages Referencing LETP 280.3

LETP 290 -  Instructor Development  (0.5-1 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 5-11.5 hours lecture; 10-29.5 hours lab  
This Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST)-certified 8- to 40-hour course is designed to provide instruction for POST Academy instructors in adult learning principles, including instructional planning skills, presentation techniques, and facilitation techniques. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Prerequisite(s): POST Certified basic law enforcement academy or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. • Note: Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee state regulatory or licensing agencies with also grant equivalency. Prior to beginning this course students must already be familiar with, and be able to demonstrate all of the skills listed below. These will not be taught in the course, rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. These minimum knowledge and skill levels are regarding: Familiarity Leadership, Professionalism, and Ethics. Participation in advanced officer training courses requires a prerequisite of completion of the following: Commission on Police Officer Standards Training (POST) certified basic law enforcement academy diploma or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee; state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Prior to enrolling in these courses students must already be familiar with and be able to demonstrate all of the skills taught in a basic law enforcement academy. These will not be taught in the course; rather, they will be the starting point for advanced officer training that builds upon them. Contact South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Consortium for additional information.  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

Catalog Program Pages Referencing LETP 290