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HB200 Adult Sex Crimes Investigations Course – New Training Dates Announced

Posted on: November 9th, 2022

HB200 ADULT SEX CRIMES INVESTIGATIONS COURSE – NEW TRAINING DATE ANNOUNCED TRAINING DATES AVAILABLE: When: February 6-8, 2023 0800-1700 Hours Where: POST Headquarters, 410 West 9800 South, Sandy, Utah Brief Description: Three-day advanced course for sworn officers who investigate cases of sexual assault or sexual abuse, taught by Utah experts currently working in the field. […]

POST EVO Range 2023 Scheduling Information

Posted on: November 2nd, 2022

POST is now accepting scheduling requests for use of the EVO range in 2022.**FOR AGENCY USE ONLY** POST has updated the procedures for the use of the EVO Range. You must acknowledge the procedures before your reservation will be accepted.Click here to access the online form. To access the EVO Request Form, please use the […]

2023 POST Basic Training Slot Reservation Information

Posted on: November 1st, 2022

POST is now accepting reservations for 2023 Basic Training. **FOR AGENCY USE ONLY** To access the Reservation Form, please use the link: A Google form will need to be filled out for each cadet your agency will be sending to POST.  The forms will come in date and time stamped and the cadet names will […]

POST is Hiring Instructors

Posted on: October 11th, 2022

Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) is looking to expand our instructor corps. We are hiring additional adjunct instructors for:• Defensive Tactics – currently certified• Training Scenario Evaluators• Training Scenario Role Players (non-sworn welcome)• Firearms- currently certified• Subject Matter Experts in: o Gangs o CIT o Mental Health Response o Investigations o Report Writing If […]

POST Guidelines on Legislative Mandated Training 2021

Posted on: August 18th, 2021

The Utah legislature in 2021 mandated that all peace officers in the state receive annual training on topics such as mental health crises, autism spectrum disorders, and de-escalation.  These documents outline POST’s guidelines for these courses.   POST does NOT endorse individual instructors, curricula or vendors.  If the chief administrator of the law enforcement agency feels that […]

Join us for our next POST Council Meeting

Posted on: July 9th, 2021

Next POST Council Meeting – Thursday, Januray 19, 2023 Time: 1000am MDT  Location: POST HQ, Sandy, Utah If you wish for an agenda item to be considered before the POST Council, you must contact POST at at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. The live streamed event via Zoom will begin 15 minutes […]

Utah Peace Officer Standards and Training Certification of Non-United States Citizens

Posted on: July 8th, 2021

The Utah Peace Officer Standards and Training (“POST”) is committed to following all federal and state laws governing the certification of peace officer applicants, for both U.S. citizens and non-citizens alike.Senate Bill 102 and Senate Bill 1004, Peace Officer Training Qualifications Amendments, 2021, amended Utah Code Ann. § 53-6-203 to allow an individual to be […]

Utah K-9 Ballistic Vest Program Information

Posted on: April 18th, 2020

Utah K-9 Ballistic Vest Program Supportive Utah citizens and the Utah State Legislature have united to create the Utah K-9 Ballistic Vest Program.  This program is designed to provide ballistic vests to law enforcement K-9’s around the State of Utah, as program funds permit.  As of November 1, 2014, the Department of Public Safety Commissioner’s […]

POST Recommended Workout Program Information

Posted on: April 9th, 2020

Due to the ever changing COVID-19 landscape, and strongly encouraged social distancing practices, POST has developed a physical fitness plan to keep you feeling good and ready for the demands of our chosen profession. These exercises are designed to build muscular endurance and strength while increasing flexibility. Additionally, these exercises do not require a gym […]

POST COVID-19 In-Service Program Information

Posted on: March 27th, 2020

Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) is determined to provide service and support to its law enforcement customers.  POST is sensitive to the challenges that agencies are facing as they serve our communities and, simultaneously, keep officers/deputies/rangers/agents healthy. Read more…