About Us

About The Criminal Justice Training Center:

The Criminal Justice Training Center is a division of Napa Valley College. The Center serves as the regional law enforcement training program for Napa and Solano counties. The programs are certified by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) and are accredited by the Napa Valley College. The Criminal Justice Training Center is guided an Advisory Committee composed of the law enforcement agency executives from Napa and Solano County. The Advisory Committee plays a major role in setting standards and training requirements for the programs offered by the Center.

Students at the Criminal Justice Training Center can enjoy all of the facilities at Napa Valley College including many forms of recreation including tennis courts, basketball courts, and a scenic 3-mile jogging trail that runs adjacent the Napa River.

The Criminal Justice Training Center staff is committed to promoting student success through a positive and supportive learning environment using a variety of approaches that develop individual character, self-confidence, self-discipline, and critical thinking skills.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Criminal Justice Training Center is to provide its students the highest quality training possible. We strive to provide the best opportunity for students’ success in meeting basic and advanced training requirements and for enhancing job performance. The Criminal Justice Training Center staff is committed to promoting student success through a positive and supportive learning environment using a variety of approaches that develop individual character, self-confidence, self-discipline, and critical thinking skills. We recognize the critical role and responsibilities of the Justice System in today’s society and will continue to maintain the highest ethical and performance standards to meet the needs of our community.

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Accreditation:

The Corrections Programs offered at the Napa Valley College Criminal Justice Training Center are accredited by the Board of State and Community Corrections.

ADDRESS:  2590 Venture Oaks Way, Sacramento, CA 95833
TELEPHONE:  916.322.5036

Additional information about accreditation, including the process for filing complaints, can be found at:  www.bscc.ca.gov

Law enforcement training programs, including the Basic Police Academy, 9-1-1 Dispatcher course, and advanced law enforcement skills are accredited by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training, (POST).

ADDRESS:  860 Stillwater Road, Suite 100, West Sacramento, CA, 95605
TELEPHONE:  916.227.3454.

Additional information about accreditation, including the process for filing complaints, can be found at:  www.post.ca.gov

Napa Valley College career technical education programs are open and available to all students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.  Admission requirements for Napa Valley College career technical education programs are described in the current Napa Valley College catalog.  The Napa Valley College Title IX officer is Craig Alimo, director of equity and inclusivity (Phone: 707-256-7364).  The Section 504 compliance officer is Rebecca Scott (Phone: 707-256-7438, Room 1735-C).