PC 832 Courses

Palomar College Public Safety Programs is now offering the PC 832 Arrest Course.

The PC 832 Arrest Course meets the minimum training standard for POST Commission Regulation 1005.  This 40-hour course covers thirteen topics that include Laws of Arrest, Search & Seizure, Use of Force, Leadership, Professionalism & Ethics, Criminal Justice System, Criminal Law, Cultural Diversity, Principled Policing, Investigative Report Writing, and Arrest and Control/Defensive Tactics.  Attendance is mandatory for the entire 40 hours of the course.

The Arrest and Control portion of the training requires a student to display proficiency while performing a multitude of arrest and control techniques, which will be tested.  Students must be free from any injuries to attend the course.  In order to receive a Certificate of Completion for the course, a student must successfully pass both the POST-constructed Comprehensive Written Exam and all Arrest and Control Exercise Tests. Should a student fail any test, they will have an opportunity to retest once. Failing the retest constitutes a course failure, and it is required that the entire course be repeated.  Refunds are not granted for course failures. Retests for the written exam will be conducted outside of the scheduled course dates.

Course Fee: $350

PC 832A Flyer 2024 dates

Upcoming Course Dates:
February 26 – March 1, 2024
April 15-19, 2024
To register and pay online, visit Palomar College ActiveNet.
Click here to view step-by-step instructions for online registration for PC 832 Courses

If an agency needs to pay for the course via invoice, please contact us by e-mail to for assistance with registration.  Course Capacity: 26-35 (depending on classroom)

NOTE: Please contact the Course Coordinator at policeacademy@palomar.edu if you need to cancel a course registration. Cancellations less than ten (10) days from the course start date are not eligible for refund.

If you have any questions, please contact us at policeacademy@palomar.edu or call 760-891-7656.  You do not need to take this course if you are planning to attend the Police Academy program.