Law Enforcement

Radar Operator & Lidar Operator Courses

Apr 24 2017 - Apr 27 2017


This course is designed to instruct students in the operation of police RADAR/LIDAR devices. The course will provide the student with the history, theory, principles, and laws relating to RADAR/LIDAR operations and will include outdoor practical exercises. The course is intended to provide the necessary expertise to properly testify in court on RADAR/LIDAR operations and meets the requirements under CVC Section 40802(c.)(1)(A) and/or (B) regarding RADAR/LIDAR training requirements.

NOTE: If you desire only LIDAR training, you can register for and need only attend the last day of instruction (Prerequisite: previous completion of the 24 hour RADAR course). You will receive LIDAR POST certification only (no college credit).

Designed For

Open to all public safety personnel.


Students are required to bring their department RADAR and/or LIDAR unit and a scientific calculator, if possible. LIDAR ONLY requires prior completion of a 24 hour RADAR course.


32.0 Hour(s)


0.50 Semester Unit(s)


Certificate awarded upon completion.



Modesto Police Department
600 10th St,
Modesto, CA 95354
Room# 106
(209) 572 9513

For registration contact Ivie Pagano at

SBRPSTC Coordinator: Joy Booker
(408) 270-6481 or


$50 per student for RADAR (only)
$25 per student for LIDAR (only)

All classes require full payment or a designated deposit at time of reservation. We accept Visa and MasterCard (a transaction fee of 2% will apply), cash, money order and cashier's check (made payable to SBRPSTC). Agency billing may also be arranged. Financial aid and VA benefits may be available. All fees subject to change.

Meeting days/times

Monday - Thursday; 0800-1700 hours