Basic Police Academy Modular Level Two course

This 260-hour course includes fundamental principles, procedures and techniques of law enforcement. The course satisfies all minimum required training mandates governed by POST for Entry Level Two Peace Officer .

This course is designed and intended for employed or aspiring Reserve Level II candidates wishing to meet all training requirements for a Reserve Level Two Peace Officer in the State of California.


Minimum Standards for Employment

The minimum selection standards for peace officers in California are set forth in Government Code Sections 1029 and 1031. Every California peace officer must:

  • Be free of any felony convictions;
  • Be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship (CHP officers must be US citizens at time of appointment);
  • Be at least 18 years of age;
  • be fingerprinted for purposes of search of local, state, and national fingerprint files to disclose any criminal record;
  • Be of good moral character, as determined by a thorough background investigation;
  • Be a high school graduate, pass the General Education Development test or have attained a two-year or four-year degree from an accredited institution; and
  • Be found to be free from any physical, emotional, or mental condition which might adversely affect the exercise of the powers of a peace officer.



Each applicant must:

Contact our main office for registration questions at (408) 270-6458.