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 Adult Corrections Officer Core Academy


Are you interested in law but do not know where to begin?  Learning about the local corrections system and how it operates within a structured professional learning environment may be a start. The Adult Corrections Officer (ACO) Core Academy offers both mental and physical growth throughout the curriculum. The course is taught by instructors who actively work within our correctional system and public safety arena.

Course Description:
This course is prescribed by the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC), Standards and Training for Corrections (STC) program. It is designed to provide basic training to entry-level correctional officers or individual looking to become gainfully employed in local correctional facilities.

This is a 196 hour Academy which typically operates Monday-Friday, 8am – 5pm.
*Hours of operation subject to change*

Topics Include:

  • Maintaining Security & Contraband
  • Criminal Justice System, State Codes & Statutes
  • Correctional Philosophy
  • Inmate Worker Management
  • Testifying in Court
  • Professionalism & Ethics
  • Report Writing
  • Emergency Procedures
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Classification of Inmates & Contraband
  • Physical Conditioning
  • Assaultive Behavior, Restraint Techniques & Control Holds

Students can expect a variety of presenters and instructors who come into the classroom with real life experience; the curriculum is presented to you with a reality because of their work within the field of which they are teaching.
SRJC has proven ability, leadership, instructors, and community partnerships to prepare police, fire, corrections, probation, and emergency medical first responders (https://pstc.santarosa.edu/).  
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Additional requirements will include but not limited to: medical clearance, uniforms, and passport photos.
For information or course reservations: Email your request to clorange@santarosa.edu or call 707.836.2915.

   

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