Fall 2018 Class Schedule (ARC)



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PSTC 1270    Juvenile Corrections Officer Core    7.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 126 hours LEC ; 34 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed for the new juvenile corrections officer or the individual interested in a career in juvenile corrections. Topics include California criminal justice system, professionalism and ethics, defensive tactics, report writing, mental health issues, gangs and physical conditioning. This course is certified by California Standards and Training for Corrections (STC). This course is formerly known as PSTC 1519. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 08-Sep 05

MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLECL.Riley TBA TBA19455Textbook
MTWThF01:10PM-05:00PMLECL.Riley TBA TBA19455Textbook
W01:10PM-03:00PMLECL.Riley TBA TBA19455Textbook
W03:10PM-05:00PMLABL.Riley TBA TBA
TWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLABL.Riley TBA TBA
TWThF01:10PM-05:00PMLABL.Riley TBA TBA
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 15-Nov 09

MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20587Textbook
MTWThF01:10PM-05:00PMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20587Textbook
M08:00AM-11:50AMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20587Textbook
M01:10PM-03:00PMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20587Textbook
M03:10PM-05:00PMLABL.Riley TBA TBA
TWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLABL.Riley TBA TBA
TWThF01:10PM-05:00PMLABL.Riley TBA TBA
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1273    Probation Officer Core Course    9 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 156 hours LEC ; 40 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed for entry-level positions in the probation officer field. Topics include criminal justice system, legal foundations, terminology, codes, statutes, case law, indicators of psychological problems, gangs, interviews, court reports, and report writing. This course meets or exceeds minimum standards set by Standards and Training for Corrections (STC). This course is formerly known as PSTC 1878. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 05-Oct 09

MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLECL.Riley TBA TBA19860Textbook
MTWThF01:10PM-05:00PMLECL.Riley TBA TBA19860Textbook
MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLABL.Riley TBA TBA
MTWThF01:10PM-05:00PMLABL.Riley TBA TBA
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1403    Basic Skills for the District Attorney Non-Sworn Investigator     1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 32 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to provide the student with foundational skills and knowledge for employment as a non-sworn investigator in a California District Attorney's office. Topics include the role of the district attorney and district attorney investigator, evidence, interview skills, report writing, technology resources, criminal justice information systems, subpoenas and due diligence, personal safety, and courtroom testimony. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 05-Nov 08

MTWTh08:00AM-11:50AMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20595Textbook
MTWTh01:10PM-05:00PMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20595Textbook
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1500    Basic Sheriff Academy    25 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must 1) be free of felony convictions; 2) possess a valid California Driver's License; 3) undergo a fingerprint and criminal history check; 4) be a minimum of 18 years of age; 5) be a United States high school graduate; pass the GED, pass the California High School Proficiency Examination, or have attained a two-year or four-year degree from an accredited college or university; and 6) complete a medical suitability examination.
Hours: 198 hours LEC ; 758 hours LAB
Description: This course is a consolidated program of regular basic law enforcement training. Topics include criminal law, juvenile law, laws of evidence, administration of justice, community relations, investigation, traffic control and procedures, patrol procedures, defensive tactics, arrest control, weaponless defense, baton techniques, first aid/cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and vehicle operations. This course is certified by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 07-Jan 29

MTWThF07:00AM-08:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA21035Textbook
MTWThF09:00AM-10:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA21035Textbook
MTWThF12:10PM-03:00PMLECTBA TBA TBA21035Textbook
MTWThF03:30PM-05:00PMLECTBA TBA TBA21035Textbook
MTWThF07:00AM-08:50AMLABTBA TBA TBA
MTWThF03:30PM-05:00PMLABTBA TBA TBA
MTWThF09:00AM-10:50AMLABTBA TBA TBA
MTWThF12:10PM-03:00PMLABTBA TBA TBA
Classes will be held at Sacramento Sheriff's Department Training Academy at 1000 Riverwalk Way, Carmichael, CA 95608. Class times may vary with some weekend and night time training sessions to be announced by the instructor. For enrollment information, call Sacramento County Sheriff's Department at (916) 874 -2677 or go to: http://www.sacsheriff.com/Pages/Organization/ProfessionalStandards/TrainingAndEducationDivision/AcademyTraining.aspx


PSTC 1501    PC 832 Arrest, Search & Seizure    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 4 hours LAB
Description: This course satisfies the arrest, search, and seizure requirement for peace officers as defined in section 832 of the California Penal Code. Topics include professional orientation, justice system, knowing your community, laws of evidence and arrest, investigation, use of force and, arrest and control. This course is Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certified. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 27-Aug 31

MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLECL.Riley TBA TBA19855Textbook
MTWTh01:10PM-05:00PMLECL.Riley TBA TBA19855Textbook
F01:10PM-05:00PMLABL.Riley TBA TBA
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 10-Sep 14

MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLECL.Riley TBA TBA19864Textbook
MTWTh01:10PM-05:00PMLECL.Riley TBA TBA19864Textbook
F01:10PM-05:00PMLABL.Riley TBA TBA
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 01-Oct 05

MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20205Textbook
MTWTh01:10PM-05:00PMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20205Textbook
F01:10PM-05:00PMLABL.Riley TBA TBA
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 05-Nov 09

MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20636Textbook
MTWTh01:10PM-05:00PMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20636Textbook
F01:10PM-05:00PMLABL.Riley TBA TBA
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/

Schedule: Other Term, Dec 03-Dec 07

MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20644Textbook
MTWTh01:10PM-05:00PMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20644Textbook
F01:10PM-05:00PMLABL.Riley TBA TBA
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1502    Basic Law Enforcement Academy- Module III    6-7 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must 1) be free of felony convictions 2) possess a valid California Driver's License 3) undergo a fingerprint and criminal history check 4) be a minimum of 18 years of age 5) be a United States high school graduate, pass the GED, pass the California High School Proficiency Examination, or have attained a two-year or four-year degree from an accredited college or university, and 6) complete a medical suitability examination.
Hours: 100 hours LEC ; 126 hours LAB
Description: The course satisfies Level III training requirements of the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Level III module. Topics include: leadership and ethics, community policing and problem solving, introduction to criminal law, investigative report writing, use of force, traffic enforcement, crimes scenes and forensics, arrest methods and defensive tactics, and firearms. POST certification #2970-00133. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jul 31-Aug 29

MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20931Textbook
MTWThF01:10PM-05:00PMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20931Textbook
W08:00AM-08:50AMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20931Textbook
MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
MTWThF01:40PM-02:30PMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
MTWThF03:10PM-05:00PMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
W09:00AM-11:50AMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
W01:10PM-04:00PMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
Class will be held Monday through Friday, class will meet from 8am to 5pm at the Richard A McGee Correctional Training Center located at 9850 Twin Cities Road, Galt, CA 95632. For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 11-Oct 10

MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20933Textbook
MTWThF01:10PM-04:00PMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20933Textbook
W08:00AM-11:50AMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20933Textbook
MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
MTWThF01:10PM-05:00PMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
W01:10PM-04:00PMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
Class will be held Monday through Friday, class will meet from 8am to 5pm at the Richard A McGee Correctional Training Center located at 9850 Twin Cities Road, Galt, CA 95632. For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1504    Basic Law Enforcement Academy- Module I    13.5-17 Units

Prerequisite: PSTC 1503
Enrollment Limitation: Students must 1) be free of felony convictions 2) possess a valid California Driver's License 3) undergo a fingerprint and criminal history check 4) be a minimum of 18 years of age 5) be a United States high school graduate, pass the GED, pass the California High School Proficiency Examination, or have attained a two-year or four-year degree from an accredited college or university, and 6) complete a medical suitability examination.
Hours: 190 hours LEC ; 360 hours LAB
Description: This course, the third in a three-part series of courses, satisfies training requirements of the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) for the Level I reserve or full-time regular peace officer. Topics include victimology, crimes against children, juvenile law and procedure, vehicle operations, crimes in progress, domestic violence, missing persons, traffic collision investigation, lifetime fitness, firearms and chemical agents, persons with disabilities, gang awareness, emergency management, interview and interrogations, courtroom testimony and emotional survival. Upon successful completion the students will possess a Certificate of Completion of the POST Basic Law Enforcement Academy. POST certification #2970-00150. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jun 30-Nov 20

Sa06:30AM-11:20AMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20861Textbook
Sa12:40PM-03:30PMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20861Textbook
Sa04:10PM-05:00PMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20861Textbook
Sa06:30AM-11:20AMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
Sa12:40PM-05:00PMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
TWTh05:30PM-10:00PMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
The Modular Format Academy will be held at 2409 Dean Street, Building 686, McClellan, CA 95625. For enrollment information please call 916-263-0528 or 916-263-0525 or you can visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Center website at
http://www.arc.losrios.edu/Programs_of_Study/Safety/Basic_Academy.htm>


PSTC 1505    California Highway Patrol Basic Law Enforcement Academy    25 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must 1) be free of felony convictions 2) possess a valid California Driver's License 3) undergo a fingerprint and criminal history check 4) be a minimum of 18 years of age 5) be a United States high school graduate, pass the GED, pass the California High School Proficiency Examination, or have attained a two-year or four-year degree from an accredited college or university, and 6) complete a medical suitability examination.
Hours: 152 hours LEC ; 894 hours LAB
Description: This POST certified course is a consolidated program of training in criminal law, juvenile law, laws of evidence, administration of justice, community relations, investigation, traffic control and procedures, patrol procedures, defensive tactics, arrest control including handcuffing and weaponless defense, baton techniques, firearms, first aid and CPR, and vehicle operations. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, May 07-Nov 16

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Students will need to complete the hiring process prior to start of the class. Details on prerequisites are available by calling 1-888-4A CHP JOB or on the CHP website at www.chp.ca.gov


PSTC 1506    Sacramento Police Department Basic Academy    22-26 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must 1) be free of felony convictions 2) possess a valid California Driver's License 3) undergo a fingerprint and criminal history check 4) be a minimum of 18 years of age 5) be a United States high school graduate, pass the GED, pass the California High School Proficiency Examination, or have attained a two-year or four-year degree from an accredited college or university, and 6) complete a medical suitability examination.
Hours: 251 hours LEC ; 682 hours LAB
Description: This course presents a comprehensive program of training in law, ethics, community policing, vehicle operations, use of force, patrol techniques, firearms, traffic control and enforcement, criminal investigations, physical fitness, chemical agents, and first aid and CPR. Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a POST Basic Academy Certificate of Completion. This course is formerly known as SPD 1100. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jul 09-Dec 20

MTWTh06:00AM-11:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA20848Textbook
MTWTh01:10PM-05:00PMLECTBA TBA TBA20848Textbook
MTWTh06:00AM-11:50AMLABTBA TBA TBA
MTWTh01:10PM-05:00PMLABTBA TBA TBA
Classes will be held at the Sacramento Police Academy, 2409 Dean Street, McClellan CA 95652, Monday through Thursday, between the hours of 6:00 am and 5:00pm, class times may vary with some weekend and night time training sessions to be announced by the instructor. For enrollment information please call Sacramento Police Department at (916) 566-2418.


PSTC 1507    Preparing for a Law Enforcement Career    .5-.75 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 8 hours LEC ; 24 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the student to requirements that must be met for application and acceptance into a California Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certified regular basic law enforcement academy. Topics include an overview of the academy training program and program standards, POST and legislatively mandated pre-academy testing, educational requirements, required clearances, reading and writing tests, physical skills tests, and availability of financial assistance through the community college. It also covers guidance in researching law enforcement agencies throughout the state and preparing for a law enforcement agency background and interview process. Field trips may be required. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Dec 26-Dec 28

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W11:00AM-11:50AMLABTBA TBA TBA
ThF07:00AM-11:50AMLABTBA TBA TBA
WTh01:10PM-05:00PMLABTBA TBA TBA
F01:10PM-04:00PMLABTBA TBA TBA
Classes will be held at 2409 Dean Street, McClellan, CA 95652. For enrollment information please call Sacramento Police Department at (916) 566-2420.


PSTC 1520    POST Supervisor    2 Units

Prerequisite: POST certified basic law enforcement academy or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. NOTE: Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must 1) be free of felony convictions; 2) possess a valid California Driver's License; 3) undergo a fingerprint and criminal history check; 4) be a minimum of 18 years of age; 5) be a United States high school graduate; pass the GED, pass the California High School Proficiency Examination, or have attained a two-year or four-year degree from an accredited college or university; and 6) complete a medical suitability examination.
Hours: 16 hours LEC ; 64 hours LAB
Description: This course examines the legal, moral, and ethical responsibilities and challenges associated with first line supervision in the law enforcement environment. Lectures, facilitated discussions, and student presentations revolve around the examination of case studies, reviews and updates of case and statutory law, situational leadership, followership, critical incidents and critical incident management, stress management, managing conflict, counseling and problem-solving. In-class activities include examining personality profiles for effective team development and supervision, developing and conducting subordinate counseling sessions, and preparing performance evaluations and improvement programs. This course is certified by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training, POST #2970-00400. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 13-Aug 24

MT08:00AM-11:50AMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20540Textbook
MT01:10PM-05:00PMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20540Textbook
MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
MTWThF01:10PM-05:00PMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 15-Oct 26

MT08:00AM-11:50AMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20581Textbook
MT01:10PM-05:00PMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20581Textbook
MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
MTWThF01:10PM-05:00PMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/

Schedule: Other Term, Dec 03-Dec 14

MT08:00AM-11:50AMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA21340Textbook
MT01:10PM-05:00PMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA21340Textbook
MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
MTWThF01:10PM-05:00PMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1521    Supervisory (STC Format)    2 Units

Prerequisite: PSTC 1270, 1271, or 1273
Hours: 24 hours LEC ; 56 hours LAB
Description: This course focuses on aspects of supervision specific to the field of corrections. This examination of supervision in the context of parole and probation environments will include ethics, problem solving, discipline, legal update, grievance procedures, and leadership. This course is accredited by the State of California's Standards and Training for Corrections (STC) with STC Certification #0218-011703. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 10-Sep 21

MTW08:00AM-11:50AMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20189Textbook
MTW01:10PM-05:00PMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20189Textbook
MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLABL.Riley TBA TBA
MTWThF01:10PM-05:00PMLABL.Riley TBA TBA
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1533    Internal Affairs Investigation    1 Unit

Prerequisite: POST certified basic law enforcement academy or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. NOTE: Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must 1) Be free of felony convictions; 2) possess a valid California Driver's License; 3) undergo a fingerprint and criminal history check; 4) be a minimum of 18 years of age; 5) be a United States high school graduate; pass the GED, pass the California High School Proficiency Examination, or have attained a two-year or four-year degree from an accredited college or university; and 6) complete a medical suitability examination
Hours: 16 hours LEC ; 8 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the issues and techniques associated with conducting Internal Affairs investigations in a law enforcement environment. Topics include the role and purpose of internal affairs, risk and liability assessment, role of internal affairs investigator, policy considerations and public employee rights. This course also explores the impact of internal investigations on employees, the organization and the public. This course is certified by the California Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 13-Nov 15

TW08:00AM-11:50AMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20597Textbook
TW01:10PM-05:00PMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20597Textbook
Th08:00AM-11:50AMLABL.Riley TBA TBA
Th01:10PM-05:00PMLABL.Riley TBA TBA
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1542    Property and Evidence Room Management    1.25 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 24 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the legal requirements, procedures, and basic responsibilities and techniques involved in the proper operation of a property room. Topics include property room problems and solutions, packaging, security, storage management, documentation, purging, dispositions, audits, and inventories.

Schedule: Other Term, Dec 19-Dec 21

WThF08:00AM-11:50AMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20682Textbook
WThF01:10PM-05:00PMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20682Textbook
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1551    Code Enforcement Officer - Intermediate    2 Units

Prerequisite: PSTC 1550
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 4 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed for code enforcement/peace officers with experience enforcing city, county, and state administrative codes. Topics include legal update, courtroom testimony, administrative hearings, tactical communication, use of pepper spray, problem oriented policing (POP), customer service, officer safety, and animal awareness. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 24-Sep 28

MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20202Textbook
MTWTh01:10PM-05:00PMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20202Textbook
F01:10PM-05:00PMLABL.Riley TBA TBA
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1555    Regulatory Investigative Techniques    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 40 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed for the law enforcement officer assigned to an investigative role within a state agency. The course focuses on techniques that enhance the investigator's ability to prepare a criminal or administrative cases for prosecution in criminal or administrative hearing. Topics include roles and responsibilities, interview techniques, search warrants and report writing. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 24-Sep 28

MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20200Textbook
MTWThF01:10PM-05:00PMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20200Textbook
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/

Schedule: Other Term, Dec 10-Dec 14

MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20685Textbook
MTWThF01:10PM-05:00PMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20685Textbook
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1571    Field Training Officer    2 Units

Prerequisite: POST certified basic law enforcement academy or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. NOTE: Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee that state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must 1) Be free of felony convictions; 2) possess a valid California Driver's License; 3) undergo a fingerprint and criminal history check; 4) be a minimum of 18 years of age; 5) be a United States high school graduate; pass the GED, pass the California High School Proficiency Examination, or have attained a two-year or four-year degree from an accredited college or university; and 6) complete a medical suitability examination.
Hours: 40 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed for newly assigned personnel responsible for training entry-level law enforcement officers. Topics include field training program goals and objectives; the expectations, functions, and roles of the field training officer; legal and liability issues for field training officers; driver awareness and safety; interaction with persons with mental illness or intellectual disability; teaching and training skills development; competency evaluation and documentation; intervention techniques; remediation; and test and scenario development strategies. Field Training Officer is certified by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST), certification #2970-31725. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 17-Sep 21

MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20194Textbook
MTWThF01:10PM-05:00PMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20194Textbook
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1572    Field Training Officer - Update    1 Unit

Prerequisite: PSTC 1571
Hours: 24 hours LEC
Description: This course updates field training officers on new training methods, new policing methods, and legal liabilities. Topics include academy update, remediation methodologies, tactical communications, adult learning theories, ethics, liability, and supervision. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 04-Sep 06

TWTh08:00AM-11:50AMLECL.Riley TBA TBA19859Textbook
TWTh01:10PM-05:00PMLECL.Riley TBA TBA19859Textbook
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1573    Field Training Program Supervisor, Administrator, Coordinator Course    1 Unit

Prerequisite: POST certified basic law enforcement academy or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. NOTE: Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must 1) Be free of felony convictions; 2) possess a valid California Driver's License; 3) undergo a fingerprint and criminal history check; 4) be a minimum of 18 years of age; 5) be a United States high school graduate; pass the GED, pass the California High School Proficiency Examination, or have attained a two-year or four-year degree from an accredited college or university; and 6) complete a medical suitability examination.
Hours: 24 hours LEC
Description: This POST certified course is designed for personnel responsible for administering their law enforcement agency's Field Training Program. Topics include POST approved Field Training Program and manual, managing a training program, documentation and legal liability. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 14-Nov 16

WThF08:00AM-11:50AMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20599Textbook
WThF01:10PM-05:00PMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20599Textbook
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1602    Defensive Tactics Instructor    1.25 Units

Prerequisite: POST certified basic law enforcement academy or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. NOTE: Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must 1) Be free of felony convictions; 2) possess a valid California Driver's License; 3) undergo a fingerprint and criminal history check; 4) be a minimum of 18 years of age; 5) be a United States high school graduate; pass the GED, pass the California High School Proficiency Examination, or have attained a two-year or four-year degree from an accredited college or university; and 6) complete a medical suitability examination.
Hours: 80 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces students with the requisite skills and knowledge to provide weaponless defense instruction in POST certified law enforcement and/or STC certified correctional environments. Instruction is provided in the areas of defense and liability issues for police and corrections, health and safety precautions for instructing manipulative skills, safe and proper application of control holds, take-down maneuvers and ground fighting. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 10-Sep 21

MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA20575Textbook
MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLABD.Rose TBA TBA20575Textbook
MTWThF01:10PM-05:00PMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA20575Textbook
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/

MTWThF01:10PM-05:00PMLABD.Rose TBA TBA20575Textbook
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1603    Defensive Tactics Instructor- Advanced     .5 Units

Prerequisite: PSTC 1602
Enrollment Limitation: Students must 1) be free of felony convictions; 2) possess a valid California Driver's License; 3) undergo a fingerprint and criminal history check; 4) be a minimum of 18 years of age; 5) be a United States high school graduate; pass the GED, pass the California High School Proficiency Examination, or have attained a two-year or four-year degree from an accredited college or university; and 6) complete a medical suitability examination.
Hours: 40 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with advanced skills and knowledge for providing weaponless defense ground fighting instruction in POST certified law enforcement and/or STC certified corrections environments. Topics include legal updates, ground control, take-downs, wall defenses, escapes, and sustained resistance techniques. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 20-Aug 24

MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA20574Textbook
MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLABD.Rose TBA TBA20574Textbook
MTWThF01:10PM-05:00PMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA20574Textbook
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/

MTWThF01:10PM-05:00PMLABD.Rose TBA TBA20574Textbook
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1604    Defensive Tactics Instructor Update    .25 Units

Prerequisite: PSTC 1602
Enrollment Limitation: Students must 1) be free of felony convictions; 2) possess a valid California Driver's License; 3) undergo a fingerprint and criminal history check; 4) be a minimum of 18 years of age; 5) be a United States high school graduate; pass the GED, pass the California High School Proficiency Examination, or have attained a two-year or four-year degree from an accredited college or university; and 6) complete a medical suitability examination.
Hours: 24 hours LAB
Description: This course provides weaponless defense instructors with updates in techniques, tactics, and legal issues in contemporary policing. Topics include legal updates, control holds, take-downs, arrest tactics, searches, handcuffing, ground control, and expert witness testimony. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Dec 03-Dec 05

MTW08:00AM-11:50AMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA20643Textbook
MTW08:00AM-11:50AMLABD.Rose TBA TBA20643Textbook
MTW01:10PM-05:00PMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA20643Textbook
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/

MTW01:10PM-05:00PMLABD.Rose TBA TBA20643Textbook
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1622    Impact Weapons Instructor - Update    .25 Units

Prerequisite: PSTC 1621
Enrollment Limitation: Students must 1) Be free of felony convictions; 2) possess a valid California Driver's License; 3) undergo a fingerprint and criminal history check; 4) be a minimum of 18 years of age; 5) be a United States high school graduate; pass the GED, pass the California High School Proficiency Examination, or have attained a two-year or four-year degree from an accredited college or university; and 6) complete a medical suitability examination.
Hours: 16 hours LAB
Description: This course provides impact weapons instructors with updated skills and knowledge in the use of force and the accompanying legal issues in the public safety environment. Topics include review of baton use, striking techniques, and legal and liability updates. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Dec 06-Dec 07

ThF08:00AM-11:50AMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA20681Textbook
ThF08:00AM-11:50AMLABD.Rose TBA TBA20681Textbook
ThF01:10PM-05:00PMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA20681Textbook
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1640    Firearms Familiarization (PC 832)    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must 1) Be free of felony convictions; 2) possess a valid California Driver's License; 3) undergo a fingerprint and criminal history check; 4) be a minimum of 18 years of age; 5) be a United States high school graduate; pass the GED, pass the California High School Proficiency Examination, or have attained a two-year or four-year degree from an accredited college or university; and 6) complete a medical suitability examination.
Hours: 19 hours LEC ; 5 hours LAB
Description: This POST certified course complies with California Penal Code 832. It provides a basic introduction to legal aspects of shooting and safety. Topics include handgun familiarization, safety, shooting principles, and live fire exercises. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 21-Aug 23

TWTh08:00AM-11:50AMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20195Textbook
T01:10PM-05:00PMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20195Textbook
W01:10PM-04:00PMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20195Textbook
W04:10PM-05:00PMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
Th01:10PM-05:00PMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 18-Sep 20

TWTh08:00AM-11:50AMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20197Textbook
T01:10PM-05:00PMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20197Textbook
W01:10PM-04:00PMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20197Textbook
W04:10PM-05:00PMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
Th01:10PM-05:00PMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 09-Oct 11

TWTh08:00AM-11:50AMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20578Textbook
T01:10PM-05:00PMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20578Textbook
W01:10PM-04:00PMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20578Textbook
W04:10PM-05:00PMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
Th01:10PM-05:00PMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 19-Nov 21

MTW08:00AM-11:50AMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20600Textbook
M01:10PM-05:00PMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20600Textbook
T01:10PM-04:00PMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20600Textbook
T04:10PM-05:00PMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
W01:10PM-05:00PMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/

Schedule: Other Term, Dec 10-Dec 12

MTW08:00AM-11:50AMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20683Textbook
M01:10PM-05:00PMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20683Textbook
T01:10PM-04:00PMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20683Textbook
T04:10PM-05:00PMLABTBA TBA TBA
W01:10PM-05:00PMLABTBA TBA TBA
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1645    Force and Weaponry - Basic    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: PSTC 1200
Hours: 24 hours LEC ; 16 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed for field officers who are required to carry firearms in the performance of their duties. Topics include day and night shooting, use of force, firearms safety, principles of weaponless defense, and tactical reloading. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 29-Nov 02

MTW08:00AM-11:50AMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20593Textbook
MTW01:10PM-05:00PMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20593Textbook
ThF08:00AM-11:50AMLABL.Riley TBA TBA
ThF01:10PM-05:00PMLABL.Riley TBA TBA
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1651    Firearms Instructor Update    .5 Units

Prerequisite: PSTC 1650
Enrollment Limitation: Students must 1) Be free of felony convictions; 2) possess a valid California Driver's License; 3) undergo a fingerprint and criminal history check; 4) be a minimum of 18 years of age; 5) be a United States high school graduate; pass the GED, pass the California High School Proficiency Examination, or have attained a two-year or four-year degree from an accredited college or university; and 6) complete a medical suitability examination.
Hours: 2 hours LEC ; 22 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to further develop and update existing firearm instructors on instructional techniques, diagnostic interpretation, and target systems. This course is accredited by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) with POST Certification #297021740 and the Standards and Training for Correction (STC) Program #0218-027422. This course is formerly known as PSTC 1258. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 26-Nov 28

M08:00AM-09:50AMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20654Textbook
M10:00AM-11:50AMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
TW08:00AM-11:50AMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
MTW01:10PM-05:00PMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1654    Firearms / Rifle Instructor - Update    .5 Units

Prerequisite: PSTC 1200; Firearms Instructor PSTC 1650 or Firearms Instructor - Long Rifle PSTC 1653
Hours: 2 hours LEC ; 22 hours LAB
Description: This course provides the law enforcement firearms instructor with contemporary information on legal issues, liability issues, updated training techniques and skills assessment in the use of the short barreled patrol rifle. Topics include instructional techniques, close-quarter combat and active shooter techniques, maintenance, and deployment shooting techniques. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Dec 03-Dec 05

M08:00AM-09:50AMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20641Textbook
M10:00AM-11:50AMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
TW08:00AM-11:50AMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
MTW01:10PM-05:00PMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1661    Public Safety Dispatcher - Advanced (SPD)    8 Units

Prerequisite: PSTC 1660
Hours: 77 hours LEC ; 203 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed for public safety dispatchers who have successfully completed the Public Safety Dispatcher Basic Course. Topics include local geography, databases, officer safety, system inquiries, telephone systems and practical exercises. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 13-Sep 28

MTWTh07:00AM-11:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA20857Textbook
F09:00AM-10:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA20857Textbook
F10:10AM-11:00AMLABTBA TBA TBA
MTWTh07:00AM-11:50AMLABTBA TBA TBA
MTWTh01:10PM-04:30PMLABTBA TBA TBA
F07:00AM-09:50AMLABTBA TBA TBA
F10:10AM-11:00AMLABTBA TBA TBA
Classes will be held at Sacramento Police Department Communications Training Center is located at 7397 San Joaquin Street, Sacramento, CA 95820. For enrollment information please call Sacramento Police Department at (916) 808-1740, Fax (916) 277-1829 or at via email at CommDispatchAcad@pd.cityofsacramento.org


PSTC 1663    SPD Communications Training Program (CTP)    2 Units

Prerequisite: PSTC 1200 with a grade of "C" or better; Completion of a POST Law Enforcement Basic or Dispatcher's Academy
Hours: 34 hours LEC ; 6 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to instruct dispatchers on the techniques for training newly assigned personnel to a communications center. Topics include leadership, training models, adult learning theories and practical exercises. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 29-Nov 02

MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA20855Textbook
MTW01:10PM-05:00PMLECTBA TBA TBA20855Textbook
Th01:10PM-03:00PMLECTBA TBA TBA20855Textbook
Th03:10PM-05:00PMLABTBA TBA TBA
F01:10PM-05:00PMLABTBA TBA TBA
Classes will be held at Sacramento Police Department Communications Training Center is located at 7397 San Joaquin Street, Sacramento, CA 95820. For enrollment information please call Sacramento Police Department at (916) 808-1740, Fax (916) 277-1829 or at via email at CommDispatchAcad@pd.cityofsacramento.org


PSTC 1683    Continuing Professional Training for Peace Officers    .25-1.5 Units

Prerequisite: POST certified basic law enforcement academy or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. NOTE: Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must 1) Be free of felony convictions; 2) possess a valid California Driver's License; 3) undergo a fingerprint and criminal history check; 4) be a minimum of 18 years of age; 5) be a United States high school graduate; pass the GED, pass the California High School Proficiency Examination, or have attained a two-year or four-year degree from an accredited college or university; and 6) complete a medical suitability examination.
Hours: 16 hours LEC ; 40 hours LAB
Description: This course updates and advances the student's existing knowledge and skill set associated with effective policing in dynamic environments. Instruction includes tactical firearms, arrest and control,first aid/CPR refresher, and tactical communication. This course is formerly known as SCSD 1150. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 25-Aug 25
Pursuit Immobilization Technique (P.I.T.)

Sa07:00AM-11:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA20784Textbook
Pursuit Immobilization Technique (P.I.T.)
Sa01:10PM-02:00PMLECTBA TBA TBA20784Textbook
Sa02:10PM-04:00PMLABTBA TBA TBA
Prerequisite: Successful completion of a Basic Law Enforcement Academy.
Units:.25
Hours:8 hours
Description:This an 8 hour course designed to update an individual's skills and knowledge in all areas of emergency vehicle operations. To update the operator's knowledge of applicable law and practical emergency vehicle driving abilities. Pass/No Pass only.

For enrollment information please contact Please contact Sgt. Donald Crye at 916-549-3226

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 10-Sep 12
PERISHABLE SKILLS & LEGISLATIV

MT08:00AM-11:50AMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA19862Textbook
PERISHABLE SKILLS & LEGISLATIV
MT01:10PM-05:00PMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA19862Textbook
W08:00AM-11:50AMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
W01:10PM-05:00PMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1684    Continued Professional Training - Sacramento Police Department    .25-2.5 Units

Prerequisite: POST certified basic law enforcement academy or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. NOTE: Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must 1) Be free of felony convictions; 2) possess a valid California Driver's License; 3) undergo a fingerprint and criminal history check; 4) be a minimum of 18 years of age; 5) be a United States high school graduate; pass the GED, pass the California High School Proficiency Examination, or have attained a two-year or four-year degree from an accredited college or university; and 6) complete a medical suitability examination.
Hours: 40 hours LEC ; 40 hours LAB
Description: This course updates and advances the student's existing knowledge and skill set associated with effective policing in dynamic environments. Instruction on evolving issues includes the safe handling of firearms, tactical shooting, tactical movement, arrest and control, ground fighting, chemical weapons, non-lethal weapons, penal codes, vehicle codes, health and safety codes, welfare and institution codes, and interpersonal and tactical communication. This course is formerly known as SPD 1193. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 05-Nov 08

MTW07:00AM-11:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA21156Textbook
Th07:00AM-10:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA21156Textbook
Th11:00AM-11:50AMLABTBA TBA TBA
MTWTh01:10PM-05:00PMLABTBA TBA TBA
Prerequisite: Successful completion of a POST/STC/CPOST Academy
Units:1.25
Hours:36 hours
Description: A 36 hour course covering DV/Legal Update, Tactical Firearms, First Aid, and Tactical Communication. Pass/No Pass only.

For enrollment information please call Sacramento Police Department at (916) 566-2420.

PSTC 1720    Defensive Driving    .25 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 8 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to enhance the driving skills of public employees who are required to drive motor vehicles in the performance of their duties. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 06-Sep 06

Th07:00AM-11:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA20108Textbook
Th01:10PM-04:00PMLECTBA TBA TBA20108Textbook
Classes will be held at 3905 Alert Road, Mather, CA 95655. For enrollment information please call Sacramento Police Department at (916) 549-3226.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 20-Sep 20

Th07:00AM-11:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA20742Textbook
Th01:10PM-04:00PMLECTBA TBA TBA20742Textbook
Classes will be held at 3905 Alert Road, Mather, CA 95655. For enrollment information please call Sacramento Police Department at (916) 549-3226.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 04-Oct 04

Th07:00AM-11:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA20743Textbook
Th01:10PM-04:00PMLECTBA TBA TBA20743Textbook
Classes will be held at 3905 Alert Road, Mather, CA 95655. For enrollment information please call Sacramento Police Department at (916) 549-3226.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 18-Oct 18

Th07:00AM-11:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA20744Textbook
Th01:10PM-04:00PMLECTBA TBA TBA20744Textbook
Classes will be held at 3905 Alert Road, Mather, CA 95655. For enrollment information please call Sacramento Police Department at (916) 549-3226.

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 08-Nov 08

Th07:00AM-11:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA20745Textbook
Th01:10PM-04:00PMLECTBA TBA TBA20745Textbook
Classes will be held at 3905 Alert Road, Mather, CA 95655. For enrollment information please call Sacramento Police Department at (916) 549-3226.

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 29-Nov 29

Th07:00AM-11:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA20746Textbook
Th01:10PM-04:00PMLECTBA TBA TBA20746Textbook
Classes will be held at 3905 Alert Road, Mather, CA 95655. For enrollment information please call Sacramento Police Department at (916) 549-3226.

Schedule: Other Term, Dec 06-Dec 06

Th07:00AM-11:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA20747Textbook
Th01:10PM-04:00PMLECTBA TBA TBA20747Textbook
Classes will be held at 3905 Alert Road, Mather, CA 95655. For enrollment information please call Sacramento Police Department at (916) 549-3226.

Schedule: Other Term, Dec 20-Dec 20

Th07:00AM-11:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA20748Textbook
Th01:10PM-04:00PMLECTBA TBA TBA20748Textbook
Classes will be held at 3905 Alert Road, Mather, CA 95655. For enrollment information please call Sacramento Police Department at (916) 549-3226.


PSTC 1722    Driver Training - Update    .5 Units

Prerequisite: PSTC 1200 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 6 hours LEC ; 12 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed for law enforcement personnel to update them on new laws and refresh their driving skills. This is a Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) mandate. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 28-Aug 29

TW07:00AM-09:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA20749Textbook
TW10:00AM-11:50AMLABTBA TBA TBA
TW01:10PM-05:00PMLABTBA TBA TBA
Classes will be held at 3905 Alert Road, Mather, CA 95655. For enrollment information please call Sacramento Police Department at (916) 549-3226.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 04-Sep 05

TW07:00AM-09:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA20751Textbook
TW10:00AM-11:50AMLABTBA TBA TBA
TW01:10PM-05:00PMLABTBA TBA TBA
Classes will be held at 3905 Alert Road, Mather, CA 95655. For enrollment information please call Sacramento Police Department at (916) 549-3226.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 11-Sep 12

TW07:00AM-09:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA20753Textbook
TW10:00AM-11:50AMLABTBA TBA TBA
TW01:10PM-05:00PMLABTBA TBA TBA
Classes will be held at 3905 Alert Road, Mather, CA 95655. For enrollment information please call Sacramento Police Department at (916) 549-3226.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 18-Sep 19

TW07:00AM-09:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA20755Textbook
TW10:00AM-11:50AMLABTBA TBA TBA
TW01:10PM-05:00PMLABTBA TBA TBA
Classes will be held at 3905 Alert Road, Mather, CA 95655. For enrollment information please call Sacramento Police Department at (916) 549-3226.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 25-Sep 26

TW07:00AM-09:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA20757Textbook
TW10:00AM-11:50AMLABTBA TBA TBA
TW01:10PM-05:00PMLABTBA TBA TBA
Classes will be held at 3905 Alert Road, Mather, CA 95655. For enrollment information please call Sacramento Police Department at (916) 549-3226.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 02-Oct 03

TW07:00AM-09:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA20762Textbook
TW10:00AM-11:50AMLABTBA TBA TBA
TW01:10PM-05:00PMLABTBA TBA TBA
Classes will be held at 3905 Alert Road, Mather, CA 95655. For enrollment information please call Sacramento Police Department at (916) 549-3226.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 09-Oct 10

TW07:00AM-09:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA20764Textbook
TW10:00AM-11:50AMLABTBA TBA TBA
TW01:10PM-05:00PMLABTBA TBA TBA
Classes will be held at 3905 Alert Road, Mather, CA 95655. For enrollment information please call Sacramento Police Department at (916) 549-3226.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 23-Oct 24

TW07:00AM-09:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA20766Textbook
TW10:00AM-11:50AMLABTBA TBA TBA
TW01:10PM-05:00PMLABTBA TBA TBA
Classes will be held at 3905 Alert Road, Mather, CA 95655. For enrollment information please call Sacramento Police Department at (916) 549-3226.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 30-Oct 31

TW07:00AM-09:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA20768Textbook
TW10:00AM-11:50AMLABTBA TBA TBA
TW01:10PM-05:00PMLABTBA TBA TBA
Classes will be held at 3905 Alert Road, Mather, CA 95655. For enrollment information please call Sacramento Police Department at (916) 549-3226.

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 06-Nov 07

TW07:00AM-09:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA20770Textbook
TW10:00AM-11:50AMLABTBA TBA TBA
TW01:10PM-05:00PMLABTBA TBA TBA
Classes will be held at 3905 Alert Road, Mather, CA 95655. For enrollment information please call Sacramento Police Department at (916) 549-3226.

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 13-Nov 14

TW07:00AM-09:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA20772Textbook
TW10:00AM-11:50AMLABTBA TBA TBA
TW01:10PM-05:00PMLABTBA TBA TBA
Classes will be held at 3905 Alert Road, Mather, CA 95655. For enrollment information please call Sacramento Police Department at (916) 549-3226.

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 20-Nov 21

TW07:00AM-09:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA20774Textbook
TW10:00AM-11:50AMLABTBA TBA TBA
TW01:10PM-05:00PMLABTBA TBA TBA
Classes will be held at 3905 Alert Road, Mather, CA 95655. For enrollment information please call Sacramento Police Department at (916) 549-3226.

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 27-Nov 28

TW07:00AM-09:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA20776Textbook
TW10:00AM-11:50AMLABTBA TBA TBA
TW01:10PM-05:00PMLABTBA TBA TBA
Classes will be held at 3905 Alert Road, Mather, CA 95655. For enrollment information please call Sacramento Police Department at (916) 549-3226.

Schedule: Other Term, Dec 04-Dec 05

TW07:00AM-09:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA20778Textbook
TW10:00AM-11:50AMLABTBA TBA TBA
TW01:10PM-05:00PMLABTBA TBA TBA
Classes will be held at 3905 Alert Road, Mather, CA 95655. For enrollment information please call Sacramento Police Department at (916) 549-3226.

Schedule: Other Term, Dec 11-Dec 12

TW07:00AM-09:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA20780Textbook
TW10:00AM-11:50AMLABTBA TBA TBA
TW01:10PM-05:00PMLABTBA TBA TBA
Classes will be held at 3905 Alert Road, Mather, CA 95655. For enrollment information please call Sacramento Police Department at (916) 549-3226.

Schedule: Other Term, Dec 18-Dec 19

TW07:00AM-09:50AMLECTBA TBA TBA20782Textbook
TW10:00AM-11:50AMLABTBA TBA TBA
TW01:10PM-05:00PMLABTBA TBA TBA
Classes will be held at 3905 Alert Road, Mather, CA 95655. For enrollment information please call Sacramento Police Department at (916) 549-3226.


PSTC 1760    Basic Crime Prevention    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 40 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed for new law enforcement personnel who provide basic crime prevention services for community members. Topics include physical hardware, alarm applications, use of environmental design, security surveys, community support, and program evaluation. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 17-Sep 21

MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20193Textbook
MTWThF01:10PM-05:00PMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20193Textbook
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1761    Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 40 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed for crime prevention personnel and city and county planners dealing with environmental designs. Topics include reviewing new construction submittals and its impact on law enforcement, community policing, problem solving and theory and process. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 26-Nov 30

MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20639Textbook
MTWThF01:10PM-05:00PMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20639Textbook
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1780    Campus Law Enforcement    2 Units

Prerequisite: Successful completion of a POST certified basic law enforcement academy within the last three years or current equivalent training as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. NOTE: Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee that state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency. Students who do not hold a POST basic certificate, or equivalent, may struggle in this course, because fundamental terms and concepts and laws basic to law enforcement will not be taught or explained.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must 1) be free of felony convictions; 2) possess a valid California Driver's License; 3) undergo a fingerprint and criminal history check; 4) be a minimum of 18 years of age; 5) be a United States high school graduate; pass the GED, pass the California High School Proficiency Examination, or have attained a two-year or four-year degree from an accredited college or university; and 6) complete a medical suitability examination.
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 4 hours LAB
Description: This course extends the student's fundamental knowledge of and skill set in contemporary law enforcement and peacekeeping in diverse societies to include the considerations and challenges unique to the campus environment. Topics include the roles and responsibilities of school police, mandatory reporting requirements, constitutional, case, and juvenile law specific to school campuses, situational and tactical awareness in the education setting, clique structure, gang culture, dynamics of student behavior, and application of crowd control, emergency management, and incident command principles on and around campus. This course is certified by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST), #2970-22294. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 01-Oct 05

MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20208Textbook
MTWTh01:10PM-05:00PMLECC.Gorre TBA TBA20208Textbook
F01:10PM-05:00PMLABC.Gorre TBA TBA
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1781    School Resource Officer    2 Units

Prerequisite: PSTC 1200
Hours: 40 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed for the officer assigned or newly assigned as a school resource officer. Topics include school law, mentoring, basic teaching skills, instructional techniques and constructing a course outline. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 22-Oct 26

MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20584Textbook
MTWThF01:10PM-05:00PMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20584Textbook
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1800    Interview and Interrogation Techniques    2 Units

Prerequisite: POST certified basic law enforcement academy or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. NOTE: Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant POST certified basic law enforcement academy or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. NOTE: Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must 1) Be free of felony convictions; 2) possess a valid California Driver's License; 3) undergo a fingerprint and criminal history check; 4) be a minimum of 18 years of age; 5) be a United States high school graduate; pass the GED, pass the California High School Proficiency Examination, or have attained a two-year or four-year degree from an accredited college or university; and 6) complete a medical suitability examination.
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 4 hours LAB
Description: This course advances the law enforcement or corrections student's knowledge and skills set in legal and behavioral techniques associated with interview and interrogation. Topics include predictable behavior, free-format interviews, elimination interviews, polygraphs, and the Ten Step Plan for interviews and interrogations. This course is certified by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST), #2970-31445 and Standards and Training for Corrections (STC), #0218-007921. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Dec 17-Dec 21

MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20687Textbook
MTWThF01:10PM-05:00PMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20687Textbook
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1801    Background Investigations    1.5-2 Units

Prerequisite: PSTC 1200
Hours: 40 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed for law enforcement or civilian personnel who are responsible for conducting background investigations for the hiring of public safety personnel. Topics include the background process, psychological evaluations, interviewing techniques and documentation. This course is approved by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) and California Standards and Training for Corrections (STC). Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 27-Aug 30

MTWTh08:00AM-11:50AMLECL.Riley TBA TBA19854Textbook
MTWTh01:10PM-05:00PMLECL.Riley TBA TBA19854Textbook
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 27-Nov 30

TWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20640Textbook
TWThF01:10PM-05:00PMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20640Textbook
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1804    Informant Development and Maintenance    1 Unit

Prerequisite: POST certified basic law enforcement academy or equivalent as determined by the Dean of Academy Instruction. NOTE: Approval of equivalent training is not a guarantee state regulatory or licensing agencies will also grant equivalency.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must 1) Be free of felony convictions; 2) possess a valid California Driver's License; 3) undergo a fingerprint and criminal history check; 4) be a minimum of 18 years of age; 5) be a United States high school graduate; pass the GED, pass the California High School Proficiency Examination, or have attained a two-year or four-year degree from an accredited college or university; and 6) complete a medical suitability examination.
Hours: 24 hours LEC
Description: This course advances students' existing investigative skills, interview and interrogation skills, informant development and management, case management and the development and execution of search warrants. Topics include common problems when using informants, limitations on the use of informants, informant motives, informant policies, investigative strategies, and informants and ethics.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 25-Sep 27

TWTh08:00AM-11:50AMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20204Textbook
TWTh01:10PM-05:00PMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20204Textbook
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1812    Fingerprint Identification - Basic    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 40 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to provide basic instruction in fingerprint comparison and identification. Topics include ridge characteristics, basic pattern types, classifications and verifications. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 10-Sep 14

MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20185Textbook
MTWThF01:10PM-05:00PMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20185Textbook
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1813    Crime Scene and Forensic Photography of Physical Evidence    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 24 hours LEC
Description: This course provides law enforcement crime scene investigators the skills needed to conduct forensic photography of physical evidence as well as conduct general crime scene photography. Topics include legal admissibility, photographic coverage, major crime scene photography, film speed, lighting techniques, and photographic equipment. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Nov 07-Nov 09

WThF08:00AM-11:50AMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20596Textbook
WThF01:10PM-05:00PMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20596Textbook
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1814    Advanced Latent Print Comparison & Identification    2 Units

Prerequisite: PSTC 1812
Hours: 40 hours LEC
Description: This advanced course is designed for the crime scene investigator or fingerprint technician to learn how to compare and identify latent/fragmentary prints to inked fingerprint and palm print impressions. This course is formerly known as PSTC 1821. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 22-Oct 26

MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20585Textbook
MTWThF01:10PM-05:00PMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20585Textbook
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1852    Drug and Alcohol Recognition    1 Unit

Prerequisite: PSTC 1200
Hours: 24 hours LEC
Description: This course provides law enforcement personnel with the knowledge and skills to evaluate the effects of drugs and alcohol on an individual and to provide expert testimony on the evaluation. Topics include legal codes, stimulants and depressants, investigative techniques and courtroom testimony. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Dec 18-Dec 20

TWTh08:00AM-11:50AMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20688Textbook
TWTh01:10PM-05:00PMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20688Textbook
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1874    Traffic Collision Investigation - Intermediate    2 Units

Prerequisite: PSTC 1900
Hours: 40 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to expand the investigative knowledge and skills of the traffic collision investigator. Topics include definitions and terminologies associated with minor and major collisions, measuring and diagramming the collision scene and speed computation. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 22-Oct 26

MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20586Textbook
MTWThF01:10PM-05:00PMLECL.Riley TBA TBA20586Textbook
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/


PSTC 1900    Traffic Collision - Basic    2 Units

Prerequisite: PSTC 1200
Hours: 40 hours LEC
Description: This course provides in-depth instruction into the multiple disciplines of traffic collision investigation. Topics include scene management techniques and introduction to the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, highway engineering definitions, Nine-Cell Matrix, incident scene photography, primary collision factors, identification and documentation of physical evidence, measuring and diagramming methodology, use of the Northwestern University traffic template functions and nomographs, and an in-depth discussion on proper traffic collision documentation and Highway Patrol Manual 110.5, Collision Investigation Manual (CIM). This course satisfies the prerequisites for the Intermediate Collision Investigation course, as well as the requirements of Vehicle Code Section 40600.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 27-Aug 31

MTWThF08:00AM-11:50AMLECL.Riley TBA TBA19857Textbook
MTWThF01:10PM-05:00PMLECL.Riley TBA TBA19857Textbook
For enrollment information please call 916-570-5000 or visit the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center website at
www.arc.losrios.edu/~safety/

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: September 21, 2018