Basic Peace Officer Training (BPOT)

BPOT 001  Basic Peace Ofcr Training - Module III   Units: 7

This course is referred to as the Module III Academy and is designed to meet the minimum requirements of a Level III Reserve Officer as established by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). It is the first of three components of the Regular Basic Course-Modular Format Academy required to become a full time peace officer. The Module III Academy is a discipline/stress oriented program with an emphasis on Professionalism/Ethics & Leadership, Physical Fitness, Vehicle Operations, Arrest Methods/Defensive Tactics, Report Writing, First Aid/CPR, and Firearms training. In addition there are inspections, drill training (formation, facing movements, marching, etc.), and physical exercises (running, push-ups, sit-ups, jumping jacks, etc.). Recruits attend the Academy in full uniform. There are 6 knowledge based examinations administered throughout the course which require a recruit to receive a passing score in order to successfully complete the Module III Academy. Students must also successfully pass Arrest Methods/Defensive Tactics and Firearms testing. There are a total of 168 hours required in this course.
Lecture Hours: 99         Lab Hours: 81          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENG-070
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

BPOT 002  Basic Peace Officer Training -Module II   Units: 12

This course is referred to as the Module II Academy and is designed to meet the minimum requirements of a Level II Reserve Officer as established by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). It is the second of three components of the Regular Basic Course-Modular Format Academy required to become a full time peace officer. The Module II Academy is a discipline/stress oriented program with an emphasis on Community Relations, Physical Fitness, Cultural Diversity, Arrest Methods/Defensive Tactics, Investigative Report Writing, Chemical Agents training and Firearms/Shotgun training. In addition there are inspections, drill training (formation, facing movements, marching, etc.), and physical exercises (running, push-ups, sit-ups, jumping jacks, etc.). Recruits attend the Academy in full uniform. There are 9 knowledge based examinations administered throughout the course which require a recruit to receive a passing score in order to successfully complete the Module II Academy. Students must also successfully pass Arrest Methods/Defensive Tactics and Firearms testing. There are a total of 268 hours required in this course.
Lecture Hours: 189         Lab Hours: 81          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: BPOT-001
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None