The mission of the training unit is to provide quality programs that are comprehensive,
contemporary, innovative and cost effective. This is accomplished by scheduling training
at Regional Training Centers, Community Colleges, and private vendors throughout Northern
The training unit is responsible for all mandated training within the Office to include
Peace Officers, Correctional Officers and Technicians, Public Service Dispatchers, Patrol
and Correctional Reserves, and Civilian Employees.
The minimum training standards Peace Officers and Public Safety Dispatchers are established
by the Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission. The Corrections Standards Authority
establishes the minimum standards for Correctional Officers.