Basic Peace Officer Training-Fall 2022

Are you ready to make a difference in your community?

If so, College of the Desert encourages you to register for the Basic Peace Officer Training, which begins on August 27, 2022. 
The Basic Peace Officer Training can enhance your skills within the public service sector and lead to a future career as a Basic Peace Officer in the state of California.
This course is referred to as the Module III Academy and is designed to meet the minimum requirements of a Level III Reserve Officer, as established by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). It is the first of three components of the Regular Basic Course-Modular Format Academy required to become a full-time peace officer. 

The Basic Peace Officer Training is a discipline/stress-oriented program with an emphasis on professionalism/ethics and leadership, physical fitness, vehicle operations, arrest methods/defensive tactics, report writing, first aid/CPR, and firearms training. 

Course Information
Course Section Number: BPOT-001-6068

Mandatory Class Orientation: For information, please contact the Public Safety Academy staff as soon as possible by calling 760.674.3765.

Advisory: ENG 061, AJ 001, & KINE 037

Hours: 168/14 Weeks

Credits: 7.00

Class Orientation
For information, please visit the Public Safety Academy website.

To reserve your spot for the Basic Peace Officer Training, contact the Public Safety Academy at 760.674.3765.