California Police Academies

Most California police academies are run by colleges or universities. Some of the larger agencies, such as the LAPD, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and California Highway Patrol operate their own academies. Additionally, there are several regional police academies. Agency-run academies are operated for cadets hired by that agency to attend. Many of the college-based academies are pay-your-own-way academies, meaning you are responsible for paying for your own tuition and other fees. Generally, you will need to be certified first before a police department will hire you.


Police Academy NameAddressPhone
Alameda Co Sheriffs Dept Regional Training Center6289 Madigan Rd
Dublin, CA 94568
510-551-6970
Allan Hancock College Police Academy1300 S College Dr
Santa Maria, CA 93454
805-925-6874
The Ben Clark Training Center3423 Davis Ave
Riverside, CA 92518
951-486-2800
Butte College Law Enforcement Academy3536 Butte Campus Drive,
Oroville , CA 95965
530-895-2401
California Commission On Peace Officer Standards and Training1601 Alhambra Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95816
916-227-2802
California Department of Forestry Law Enforcement4501 State Hwy 104
Ione, CA 95640
209-274-2426
California Highway Patrol Training Academy3500 Reed Ave
West Sacramento, CA 95605
916-372-5620
California State University - Long Beach Center For Criminal Justice1250 N Bellflower Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90840
310-985-4940
Central Coast County Police Academy5055 Santa Theresa Blvd
Gilroy, CA 95020
408-848-4774
Contra Costa County Sheriffs Academy340 Marina Blvd
Pittsburg, CA 94565
877-433-7889
El Camino College South Bay Police Academy16007 Crenshaw Blvd
Torrance, CA 90506
310-660-3100
Gavilan Police Academy5055 Santa Teresa Blvd.
Gilroy, CA 95020
408-848-4800
Long Beach Police Academy7380 E Carson St
Long Beach, CA 90808
562-570-5890
Los Angeles County Sheriffs Academy11515 S Colima Rd
Whittier, CA 90604
310-946-7863
Los Angeles Police Department Training Division1880 N Academy Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-485-8073
Monterey Peninsula College Police Academy980 Fremont Street
Monterey, California 93940
213-485-8073
Napa Valley College Police Academy2277 Napa Vallejo Hwy
Napa, CA 94558
707-253-3250
Oakland Police Department Academy455 Seventh St
Oakland, CA 94607
510-615-5701
Orange County Sheriffs Academy11561 Salinzae Dr
Garden Grove, CA 92643
714-530-0421
Richard A Mcgee Correctional Training Center9850 Twin Cities Rd
Galt, CA 95632
209-333-6970
Riverside Community College Academy of Justice1500 Castellano Rd
Riverside, CA 92509
909-275-2520
Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center570 Bercut Dr Ste A
Sacramento, CA 95814
916-441-1966
San Bernardino County Sheriffs Department Training AcademyPO Box 1456
San Bernardino, CA 92402
909-381-6575
San Bernardino Valley College Extended Format Basic Academy701 South Mt. Vernon Ave
San Bernardino, CA 92410
909-888-6511
San Diego Law Enforcement Training Center10440 Black Mountain Rd
San Diego, CA 92126
619-536-7326
San Diego Regional Training Center15575 Jimmy Durante Blvd
Del Mar, CA 92014
619-792-6501
San Francisco Police Academy350 Amber Dr
San Francisco, CA 94131
415-695-6900
San Jose Police Department Academy201 W. Mission Street
San Jose, CA 95110
408-277-8900
South Bay Regional Public Safety Training Center
San Francisco, CA
408-270-6458
South Bay Regoinal Public Safety Consortium/ Evergreen Valley Community College3095 Yerba Buena Rd
San Jose, CA 95135
408-270-6458
Southwestern College Basic Academy900 Otay Lakes Rd
Chula Vista, CA 91910
619-421-6700
State Center Peace Officers Training Facility1101 East University Avenue
Fresno, CA 93741
559-442-8277
Stanislaus County Sheriffs Regional Training Division3805 Cornucopia Way Ste #A
Modesto, CA 95358
209-525-4701
Tulare-Kings County Peace Officer Academy915 S Mooney Blvd
Visalia, CA 93277
599-730-3752
Ventura County Training Academy425 Durley Ave
Camarillo, CA 93010
805-388-4296

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