Long Beach, CA
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File #: 20-0061    Version: 1 Name: PD - Agrmnt w/Government Training Agency for POST certified Criminal Investigation Training
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 8/1/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/21/2020 Final action: 1/21/2020
Title: Recommendation to adopt resolution authorizing City Manager, or designee, to execute an agreement, and any subsequent amendments, with Southern California Intergovernmental Training and Development Center, dba Government Training Agency, of San Diego, CA, for Peace Officer Standards Training certified courses, in an annual amount not to exceed $150,000 for a period of two years, with the option to renew for three additional one-year periods, at the discretion of the City Manager; and authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all necessary documents to enter into the contract, including any necessary amendments. (Citywide)
Sponsors: Police
Attachments: 1. 012120-C-14sr&att.pdf, 2. RES-20-0012.pdf
TITLE
Recommendation to adopt resolution authorizing City Manager, or designee, to execute an agreement, and any subsequent amendments, with Southern California Intergovernmental Training and Development Center, dba Government Training Agency, of San Diego, CA, for Peace Officer Standards Training certified courses, in an annual amount not to exceed $150,000 for a period of two years, with the option to renew for three additional one-year periods, at the discretion of the City Manager; and authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute all necessary documents to enter into the contract, including any necessary amendments. (Citywide)

DISCUSSION
City Council approval is requested to enter into a contract with Southern California Intergovernmental Training and Development Center, dba Government Training Agency (GTA), for training standards for California law enforcement personnel, which are set by the State of California's Commission on Peace Officer Standards Training (POST).

POST was established by the California legislature in 1959 to set minimum selection and training standards for peace officers. POST hosts the Robert Presley Institute of Criminal Investigation (ICI) core training, a two-week course, that is designed to enhance the effectiveness of detectives to successfully conduct comprehensive criminal investigations.

In Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 and 2018, the Police Department’s (PD) Investigations Bureau (Bureau) experienced a high number of turnover among seasoned detectives due to retirements. Accordingly, the Bureau is required to train many new detectives and sergeants. In previous years, PD has funded the training and travel costs to send individual detectives to attend ICI training in Northern California. Through coordination and approval with POST, PD collaborated with GTA, an agency created to provide training to public agencies via a Joint Power Agreement between 13 cities within San Diego County, the County of San Diego and the State of Cal...

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