Prerequisite: Medical clearance, California Department of Justice clearance for firearms training, passing scores on POST written and physical tests (agency sponsored cadets are exempt)
Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level and read college-level texts.
This is a fundamental course that covers criminal law, evidence, procedure and investigation, firearms, first aid, defense tactics, use of chemical agents, and other police-related subjects. This course meets the educational requirements for basic certification by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST).
Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921