Manual, Rules & Other Documents

Current and previous copies of the POST Manual, curriculum bibliography, and current training programs are available for viewing or printing.

POST Manual

Current Manual

2022 Manual (May)

Past Manuals

2022 Manual (March)
2022 Manual (January)
2021 Manual (November)
2021 Manual (January) 
2020 Manual
2019 Manual
2018 Manual (July)

2018 Manual (January)
2017 Manual (July)
2017 Manual (January)
2016 Manual (July)
2016 Manual (January)
2015 Manual
2014 Manual
2013 Manual
2012 Manual
2011 Manual
2010 Manual
2009 Manual
2008 Manual
2007 Manual
2006 Manual
2005 Manual
2004 Manual
2003 Manual
2000 Manual

POST Rules

Current Rules

You may view and/or print individual rules below:

Rule 1 - Definitions
Rule 2 - Meetings
Rule 3 - Director's Authority
Rule 4 - Subject Matter Experts (SME)
Rule 5 - Hearings
Rule 6 - Declaratory Orders
Rule 7 - Variances
Rule 8 - Process for Seeking Exemption from Statutory Certification Restrictions
Rule 9 - Actions on Certification
Rule 10 - Basic Peace Officer Certification
Rule 11 - Provisional Certification
Rule 12 - Reserve Certification
Rule 13 - Renewal of Basic Certification
Rule 14 - Fingerprint-Based Criminal History Record Check
Rule 15 - Certification Examination Basic, Provisional, Renewal
Rule 16 - Skills Examinations for Provisional and Renewal Applicants
Rule 17 - Certification Records and Reporting Requirements
Rule 18 - Certification Suspension And Revocation - Basic, Provisional, Renewal, And Reserves
Rule 19 - Vehicle Identification Number Inspectors
Rule 20 - Vehicle Identification Number Inspector Programs
Rule 21 - Basic, Refresher and Reserve Training Academies
Rule 22 - Concerning Sunrise Review of Peace Officer Status
Rule 23 - Academy Skills Instructors
Rule 24 - Skills Training Safety and Skills Program Requirements for Basic and Reserve Academies
Rule 25 - Academy Instructor Training Programs
Rule 26 - Academy and Academy Instructor Training Program Inspections
Rule 27 - Retired Law Enforcement Officer Authority to Carry Concealed Firearms
Rule 28 - In-Service Training Program
Rule 29 - Hiring Standards
Rule 30 - Peace Officer Continuing Education Grant Training Program
Rule 31 - Administrative Sanctions
Rule 32 - POST Database

Rulemaking

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Other Documents

Annual Report

2021 Annual Report
2020 Annual Report

Curriculum Bibliography

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Past Basic Academy Program Requirements

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Strategic Plan

2017-2020 Strategic Plan
2013-2016 Strategic Plan

2016 POST Audit

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