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Public Safety Dispatch

Course starts August TBD, 2019.

Course offerings are subject to change, so please check back often for updates, or check Webadvisor.

Public Safety DISPATCH (AOJ 158)

128-HOURS (112 lecture / 16 lab) 7 units
Mon. & Wed. nights, 6-10pm, one Saturday TBA
Full Semester (16 weeks)

This course can help prepare students for work as dispatchers in fire, police agencies, and private employers, such as towing companies.

The Dispatch course is also POST approved as meeting the basic Dispatcher training for law enforcement agencies. It also includes a Computer Aided Dispatch component using state of the art computer technology.  

Ca. residents will pay $322 for tuition. Parking permit, book, health fee and other fees are not included in tuition. Non-residents will be charged $1652 for out of state tuition.

To enroll in this course, submit an application to the college at and then register through WebAdvisor.  It takes 24 hours to process your application.

If you have any specific questions about dispatch or other AOJ programs, please contact our Administration of Justice office at 619-644-7323 or email

For step-by-step instructions on how to register, go to the POST CPT Training link, and click on "Register on the Internet".

To find other colleges who may offer this course, please visit the POST website at, click on the course catalog. You will see who is certified to offer the course, however you will need to contact the provider to find out when the course is available.

Students should be aware that prior felony or any misdemeanor or felony domestic violence convictions, and some psychological holds, are disqualifying. TROs (Temporary Restraining Orders) can also be a disqualifier.
Prior substance abuse (including marijuana) and other disqualifiers may apply in specific positions related to law enforcement or forensics.

Last Updated: 10/03/2018
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