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The Fremont Police Department Training Unit is responsible for the training of all law-enforcement related employees who work for the Fremont Police Department. This pertains to both sworn and professional personnel. Such training affords our employees the ability to provide professional and ethical services to the community and citizens of Fremont. We take pride in our training so as to carry on our tradition of excellence.

SWAP Training


The Training Unit is directly responsible for:

  • Ensuring that our dispatchers, jail staff, animal control officers, community service officers, and professional staff receive the mandated certification required by POST (Peace Officer Standards and Training)
  • Ensuring that our police officers receive 24 hours or more of POST-qualifying training in the category of continued professional training during every two-year cycle; this training involves:
    • Civil liability
    • Decision making
    • Ethics
    • New laws
    • New technology
    • Officer survival
    • Recent court decisions
    • Search and seizure
  • Ensuring that our police officers receive a minimum of 12 hours training each two years in those skills that fall within the Perishable Skills category of POST; such training includes:
    • Arrest and control
    • Drivers training
    • Maintaining training records of those employees who work for the Fremont Police Department
    • Tactical firearms
  • Providing training to our personnel that is mandated and monitored by POST