SCRTF Police Academy

The State Center Regional Training Facility (SCRTF) is one of the only full-service law enforcement training facilities in the State of California. SCRTF presents various law enforcement training from the Basic Police Academy and Probation Officer courses to Advanced Officer Training, Recertification courses, Out-of-State Wavier testing, ICI courses, Dispatcher courses, along with many other continual law enforcement courses.

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Contact

Phone: 559.442.8277
Location: Police Academy
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Fresno City College
Attn: Police Academy
1101 E University Ave
Fresno CA 93741

Basic Academy (F.8921.CA) career options

  • Police Officer
  • Deputy Sheriff
  • District Attorney Investigators
  • CA Government Law Enforcement Agencies

Level I Police Academy career options

  • Level 1 Reserve Peace Officer
  • Regular full-time Peace Officer

Probation career options

  • Juvenile Correctional Officer county level
  • Probation Officer county level

Want to be in the field of Law Enforcement?

Arrest and control training with probation officers          Basic Academy Firearms training at the Range
Arrest and control training

Basic Academy - training program certified by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). Completion of the Basic Academy is required in order to be hired as a full time peace officer in California.

 

Arrest and control training with probation officers          Basic Academy Firearms training at the Range          Collision Avoidance driving technique during Basic Academy EVOC training          150 pound dummy drag during Juvenile Correctional Officer training
Basic Academy Firearms training at the Range

Level I Police Academy - follows pre-requisite POST Modules III and II

The Level 1 course is the Basic Academy Module 1. This 12-week course follows Module 3 and Module 2 of the modular Basic Academy format. Students who have completed those two module then come to FCC's Police Academy to finish off the Basic Academy certification by attending the Basic Academy Module 1 course. Students must have POST verification that they have successfully completed both prior courses to attend the Basic Academy Module 1 course.

Arrest and control training with probation officers          Basic Academy Firearms training at the Range          Collision Avoidance driving technique during Basic Academy EVOC training          150 pound dummy drag during Juvenile Correctional Officer training
Avoidance driving technique during Basic Academy

Academy Requalification Course - for persons who have previously completed a Peace Officer's Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certified basic course, have completed equivalent training, or have a P.O.S.T certificate (but have a three year or longer break in service as a California Peace Officer/Level I Reserve Officer). This course is also for lateral entry law enforcement officers from out-of-state who required by P.O.S.T. to attend as part of the Basic course Waiver Process.

Arrest and control training with probation officers          Basic Academy Firearms training at the Range          Collision Avoidance driving technique during Basic Academy EVOC training          150 pound dummy drag during Juvenile Correctional Officer training
165 pound dummy drag

 

Want Professional Development?

Robert Presley Institute of Criminal Investigation - is designed to improve the effectiveness of individual investigators through training. ICI courses are open to all full-time investigators or qualified uniformed officers with one year experience conducting follow-up investigations. ICI only requires a firm commitment from both students and their respective agencies that all courses will be completed.

Fresno PD Courses - Satisfies mandatory yearly requirements of the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) for advanced officer training. May be offered in seminar, lecture, and/or laboratory format. Examination of topics, current trends, and/or issues as mandated by POST and not covered by regular catalog offerings. Course content to be determined by POST.

Fresno SO Courses - Satisfies mandatory yearly requirements of the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) or Standards for Training in Corrections (STC) for advanced officer training. May be offered in seminar, lecture, and/or laboratory format. Examination of topics, current trends, and/or issues as mandated by POST or STC and not covered by regular catalog offerings. Course content to be determined by POST or STC.

Certification

The Police Academy and Peace Officer Training Courses are certified under the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST).  All Corrections and Probation Courses are certified by the Standards and Training for Corrections (STC). 

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