POST Supervisor Course


  • April 20 - May 1, 2020 (Canceled)

  • July 13 to 17 & August 10 to 14, 2020 - New BifurcatedI Format / Del Norte S.O.
    (this is a separated two week course with one week in July and the second week in August to complete the 80-hour mandated POST Supervisor Course)
    • The new POST approved bifurcated course above will be presented at Del Norte County Sheriff's Office H.Q. on the first week, the second week TBA in Del Norte County location.  

  • September 14 - 25, 2020 (Class is full)


Total: $272.00 (Cost could vary by semester)

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.


Piccadilly Inn Airport
5115 E. McKinley Ave
Fresno, California 93727

Bifurcated July/August Location:

Del Norte County Sheriff's Office
650 5th St, Crescent City, CA 95531
Second Week:  TBA in Del Norte County


Reserve Your Seat

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.

Lead Instructor

Randy Waltz, Fresno District Attorney Office (RET.)

Certified Hours

80 Hours

8:00 am to 5:00 pm


This is the new POST supervisory training format based on the SLI format. This course provides POST training curriculum for the newly promoted law enforcement supervisor. Topical areas covered during the 80-hours of instruction include: role identification, leadership styles, values, ethics and principles, assertive leadership, administrative support, employee performance appraisal, employee relations, liability issues, discipline, counseling , planning and organization, communications, investigations, stress, and training.

All prospective students must have completed the POST Basic Course or its equivalent prior to enrollment in the Supervisory Course.

The Supervisory course is specifically designed for sworn first-level supervisors and may not be compatible with the needs of students who are other than sworn first-line supervisors.


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.

Completed the POST Basic Course and has been, or will be promoted within 12 months to a first level supervisory position, in a California law enforcement and is authorized by the law enforcement department head.