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Martinez Regional Criminal Justice Training Center

The Martinez Regional Criminal Justice Training Center, operated by Martinez Adult Education, is dedicated to providing high-quality training and educational programs for public safety personnel. The center offers entry-level and advanced instruction in areas that meet the needs of individuals as well as public and private agencies.

These courses are certified by the California Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST).

New Class!

Introduction to Public Safety Dispatching
Have you ever wondered with it’s like to be a 911 dispatcher? Take our class to explore this exciting career. This class is an introduction to emergency dispatching and is designed for a person who knows nothing about the job. The class will cover terminology, handling of incoming calls, radio dispatching, work schedules, multitasking, police culture & environment, ethics and the interview process. This class is certified through POST (Peace Officer Standards & Training).

Cost $80 This 20-hour course will be held:

  • Saturday, October 6th from 9:00pm-5:00pm
  • Tuesday, October 9th from 6:15 pm-10:15 pm
  • Wednesday, October 9th from 6:15pm-10:15pm
  • Thursday, October 11th from 6:15pm-10:15pm


To reserve your spot, call Martinez Adult School (925) 335-5890. Learn more >

Courses Offered

Protective Services PC 832—These classes meet the minimum number of hours of instruction required by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training in arrest and control, laws of arrest and firearms. Accepted for transfer between Martinez Adult Education and Monterey Peninsula College.

  • Arrest and Control–42 hours, Cost: $225
  • Firearms–24 hours, Cost: $480

Module III Peace Officer Training—This is the first of three modules of the Regular Basic Course Modular format for peace officer training and is a prerequisite to Module II. Course content is a minimum of 144 hours and meets the classroom requirements for the student to function as a Level 3 Police Reserve Officer. Cost: $900, $140 for uniform not included in fee. Please bring check, credit or debit card to orientation. Accepted for transfer between Martinez Adult Education and Monterey Peninsula College.

Module II Peace Officer Training—This is the second of three modules of the Regular Basic Course Modular format for Peace Officer training and is a prerequisite to Module I. Course content is a minimum of 189 hours and meets the requirements for the student to function as a Level 2 Police Reserve Officer. Cost: $1,250, $140 for uniform not included in fee. Please bring check, credit or debit card to orientation. Accepted for transfer between Martinez Adult Education and Monterey Peninsula College.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A DOJ clearance letter is required for all Module III, Module II and PC 832 Firearms The DOJ Letter must be dated within 90 days prior to the first day of class. 
  • Deadline to sign up for classes requiring DOJ clearance is 14 days prior to the start.
  • A valid California Drivers License is required for Modules III & II
  • All classes subject to date modifications.  Course fees subject to change.
  • Modules III and II are approved for VA benefits.

Upcoming Courses

  • Module II–September 11, 2018–December 13, 2018, Registration opened on July 30, 2018
  • Module III–Winter 2019, Registration dates to be announced.

PC 832

  • Arrest & Control–January 2019, Registration dates to be announced.
  • Firearms–January 2019, Registration dates to be announced.

Call 925-335-5890 to register by telephone. Visit 600 F Street, Martinez to register in person.  A deposit of $300 will be required at time of registration to reserve your seat.

 

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