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Title: Training Specifications for the Regular Basic Course, July 1993
Corporate Author: Cmssn on Peace Officer Standards and Training
Information Services Bureau
United States of America
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 111
Sponsoring Agency: Cmssn on Peace Officer Standards and Training
Sacramento, CA 95816
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

Cmssn on Peace Officer Standards and Training
Information Services Bureau
1601 Alhambra Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95816
United States of America

NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This manual identifies the instructional goals, training topics, learning activities, test descriptions, and instructional hour standards that currently comprise the required content of the POST (Peace Officer Standards and Training) Regular Basic Course.
Abstract: The curriculum contains 42 "learning domains" (instructional unit that covers related subject matter) that require a minimum of 512 instructional hours. Testing requires an additional minimum of 48 hours. Information on each learning domain addresses instructional goals, required topics, required tests, required learning activities, hourly requirements, origination date, and revision dates. The learning domains include history, professionalism, and ethics; criminal justice system; community relations; handling emotional situations; introduction to criminal law; crimes against property; crimes against persons; and general criminal statutes. Other domains focus on specific types of offenses, various police procedures, and officer management of physical fitness and stress. A learning domain on cultural diversity is also provided. The introduction presents the definitions of terms used to describe testing and training requirements, the testing and training requirements, and a list of the learning domains and the minimum number of hours required for each learning domain.
Main Term(s): Police training standards
Index Term(s): California; Curriculum; Police recruit training
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