Through the Pledge to Patrol program – also known as the Associate Community Officer Program or A-COP – more than two dozen high school graduates will be working part-time for the Los Angeles Police Department as a way to train the next generation of police officers.
November 28, 2017
An Oxnard (CA) Police Department officer was in critical condition after a motorcycle crash during a training ride on Tuesday afternoon.
September 27, 2017
Chief Bill Scott said Wednesday that he wants to train every sworn San Francisco police officer in his department to use the electric stun guns that they have been denied because of staunch public opposition for more than a decade.
June 22, 2017
On May 27, more than 100 law enforcement officers from local, state, and federal agencies will become the first class to earn a Master of Science in Law Enforcement Leadership from University of San Diego (USD).
May 8, 2017
A Navy veteran made law enforcement history in Ventura County on Thursday by becoming the first amputee not only to graduate from the sheriff's training academy but also to don the uniform of an Oxnard (CA) Police Department officer.
April 7, 2017
The Fresno County (CA) Sheriff's Office Wednesday demonstrated how a deputy was wounded by his service pistol in an accidental discharge and emphasized that additional training was being implemented to prevent another such incident.
December 8, 2016
A Placer County (CA) Sheriff's deputy is in a coma after a freak accident during a training exercise.
August 2, 2016
LAPD tactics are under scrutiny as the department reviews last year's rise in crime and how officers responded. On Wednesday, members of the media had a front-row view of training at the Davis Academy in Granada Hills, CA.
March 3, 2016
Luring applicants to the San Jose (CA) Police Department is becoming an increasing challenge, especially with roughly 50 police agencies around the South Bay that are also hiring.
February 25, 2016
A San Francisco police recruit saved the life of a baby who had stopped breathing in the Bayfair Mall parking lot in San Leandro last week.
December 22, 2015
Hoping to learn about ways to prevent and respond to terrorist attacks, the Los Angeles Police Department will send a team to Paris to meet with authorities there as they continue to carry out raids on suspected terror cells in response to the attacks that left 129 people dead.
November 20, 2015
Contra Costa County in California has lost more than $1 million over the past five years as dozens of sheriff's deputies it pays to recruit and train have left for higher-paying jobs elsewhere.
November 12, 2015
The Oakland PD written exam is already “scored on a curve” and counts any score of 45 or above as passing. The Oakland PD said holding 45 as the lowest passing score provides assurances that applicants “are somewhat above minimally qualified and thus more prepared to succeed in the academy, field training and as a police officer.”
October 19, 2015
The American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) presented the California Highway Patrol with three awards at the 2015 AAMVA Region IV Conference.
August 11, 2015
Officers from LAPD's Topanga Division were among the first of the city's estimated 10,000 officers who will be required to participate in the 5-hour course for what the department calls "Preservation of Life Training" within the next 30 days.
July 14, 2015