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.
NOTE: POST Reimbursement suspended for this course
FCC Police Academy
1101 E. University Ave.
Fresno, California 93741
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.
Brett Scroggins, Fresno County Sheriff's Office (Ret.)
Troy Burks, Fresno County Sheriff's Office
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
The Expandable Baton Instructor Course Certification will allow officers to teach Expandable and Straight Batons basic and advanced courses. Students must have had the basic baton course prior to taking this instructor course. The 16-hour course mixes classroom and hands-on instruction. Course written materials will be given out as part of the course. Teaching principles will be demonstrated regarding: course management, teaching aids, testing, and certification procedures.
A California Peace Officer Standards and Training Basic Course certificate issued from an accredited regional police academy or equivalent as determined by the division Dean or their appointee. These skills and knowledge base are related to adopted POST and/or industry standards.
Note: Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency.
Students are required to bring their own baton, baton holder, belt and handcuffs for the course. Monadnock, ASP, Smith & Wesson, or other department issued batons are acceptable.