Coronavirus Resources The campus is closed to the public, however services and instruction are still open and available online and by telephone.
Fees include registration, health fee, material fees (if applicable), parking fees (if course is on campus). Fees can vary per semester. Fees are subject to change. Fees are based on California resident. Contact the Academy for out-of-state fees.
Fresno Pacific North Campus
5 East River Park Place West
Fresno, CA 93720
Please call and cancel your reservations if you cannot attend. College Registration fees are subject to change without notice. Make checks payable to Fresno City College. Out of consideration for people who are on a waiting list, please cancel your reservation no later than 21 days prior to the first day of class.
Teresa Burgamy, Fresno County Sheriff's Department, Dispatch Supervisor
120 hours - Students cannot miss more than 6 hours of this course in order to comply with POST requirements and to pass this course. No make up time is allowed.
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
The Basic Complaint/Dispatcher Academy is a 120-hour course designed to satisfy P.O.S.T. requirements. Each trainee, after completing this course will have a general knowledge of Public Safety Dispatching, and understanding of the Criminal Justice System, in-sight into Telecommunications Systems and an understanding of the Public Safety Communicators role in Officer Safety.