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Advanced Police Management

POST Certified: Plan III 24 Hours (CPT)


This seminar is uniquely designed for ALL police management personnel (sworn and civilian). Note: The contents and instructors in this seminar will change every two years and thus can be considered for repeat attendance. It is recommended that participants complete the 104-hour POST Certified Police Management Course prior to enrolling in this seminar.


The agenda is divided into three, eight-hour modules as follows:

  • Issues Management: This program is conducted by a three-member panel of subject matter experts. The topics and issues will generated by the participants via a pre-seminar questionnaire.? The issues not covered the first day will be carried forward into days two and three.
  • Personnel Investigations and Issues: This session will cover at minimum: updates in IA investigations; discipline and evidentiary hearings; discrimination/harassment complaints; negligent training, retention, and hiring; recent POBR cases (Govt. Code 3300); labor law issues; administration of public records; personnel matters relating to computer usage, and more.
  • Police Media Relations: This day explores the context of police press relations; the policies and laws governing police media relations; media access to information; strategies for dealing with the media; managing breaking news; and conducting news conferences.
Instructors: FRANK McCOY /  JOE VARGAS
Location: N/A
Date: N/A
POST Control No. Plan III 9080-10030
Seats: 40
Price: $374 for seminars in Dana Point, CA; $628 for all off-site seminars