Administration of Justice at College of San Mateo - POST Courses
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Administration of Justice
POST (California Commission on Peace Officers Standards & Training) Courses

CSM offers two types of POST training, PC832 and Modular Format.
Not sure which courses you need?  Read about the differences here: PC832 Training vs. Modular Format Training.

PC832 Training (Program is on hiatus at this time)

ADMJ 771 - PC832 Arrest and Control Training (40 Hour Portion) (3.0 units)
For individuals who need the Powers of Arrest for their job
For individuals not planning to become a reserve or regular police officer
Class typically meets Tuesday and Thursday evenings (1830 - 2230) and Saturdays (0800 - 1700)
Only offered during the Summer Session

ADMJ 775 - PC832 Firearms Training (24 Hour Portion) (0.5 units)
Second half of the PC832 training and required to be PC832 certified
Fingerprint clearance through the Department of Justice is required
Class typically meets Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday evenings (1830 - 2230)
Only offered during the Summer Session

Modular Format Training (Program is on hiatus at this time) 

ADMJ 780 - Regular Basic Course Module III (9.5 units)
First level of training for the Regular Basic Course--Modular Format
For individuals planning to become a reserve or regular police officer
Upon completion of this course, student can be assigned as a Level III reserve police officer
PC832 certification is included in this module
Typically meets Tuesday and Thursday (1830 - 2230) and Saturdays (0800 - 1700)

ADMJ 781 - Regular Basic Course Module II (13.0 units)
Second level of training for the Regular Basic Course--Modular Format
For individuals planning to become a reserve or regular police officer
Upon completion of this course, student can be assigned as a Level II reserve police officer
Students who wish to continue onto the Level I training must contact an Academy presenter
Typically meets Monday and Wednesday (1830 - 2230), Saturdays (0800 - 1700) and some Sundays (1830 - 2230)

Refer to the CSM Schedule of Classes or WebSchedule for information on scheduled offerings.
Questions? Contact Michelle Schneider (csm-admj@smccd.edu or 650-574-6343)