Professional Certificates

POST Certificates

New Online POST Professional Certificate Application

Certificate Regulations

The Professional Certificate Program fosters education, training, and professionalism in law enforcement; raises the level of competence of law enforcement officers; and fosters cooperation between the Commission, its clients, and individuals. The Commission, through the POST Certificates Unit, awards professional certificates comprised of the Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, Supervisory, Management, Executive, Reserve Officer, Public Safety Dispatcher, and Records Supervisor certificates.

All regulatory requirements for certificate awards are specified in the POST Administrative Manual (PAM), Regulation 1011 Use the Certificate Application - POST 2-116 (pdf) to apply for any of the certificates except for the Reserve Officer Certificate (doc).