Article 2. Standards And Training Of Local Corrections And Probation Officers of California Penal Code >> Title 7. >> Part 3. >> Chapter 5. >> Article 2.
(a) For the purpose of raising the level of competence of
local corrections and probation officers and other correctional
personnel, the board shall adopt, and may from time to time amend,
rules establishing minimum standards for the selection and training
of these personnel employed by any city, county, or city and county
who provide for the custody, supervision, treatment, or
rehabilitation of persons accused of, or adjudged responsible for,
criminal or delinquent conduct who are currently under local
jurisdiction. All of these rules shall be adopted and amended
pursuant to Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of
Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code.
(b) Any city, county, or city and county may adhere to the
standards for selection and training established by the board. The
board may defer the promulgation of selection standards until
necessary research for job relatedness is completed.
(c) Minimum training standards may include, but are not limited
to, basic, entry, continuation, supervisory, management, and
For purposes of implementing this article, the board shall
have the following powers:
(a) Approve or certify, or both, training and education courses at
institutions approved by the board.
(b) Develop and operate a professional certificate program which
provides recognition of achievement for local corrections and
probation officers whose agencies participate in the program.
(c) Adopt those regulations as are necessary to carry out the
purposes of this chapter.
(d) Develop and present training courses for local corrections and
(e) Perform those other activities and studies as would carry out
the intent of this article.