Once hired, the recruit attends a police training academy (ranging from about 400 hours to almost a year, depending upon jurisdiction) to study a wide range of topics, most of which the state Police Officer Standards and Training (POST) Board or equivalent body has mandated.
What does POST stand for?
POST stands for Police Officer Standards and Training
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We have 78 other meanings of POST in our Acronym Attic
- Payload Operations Support Team (US NASA)
- Peace Officer Standards and Training
- Peninsula Open Space Trust (Palo Alto, CA)
- People, Objective, Strategy, Technology (marketing strategy)
- Perspectives on Software Testing (Canada)
- Physician Office Staff Training
- Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment (living will document)
- Point Of Sales Terminal
- Point of Service Test
- Police Officer Standardized Training
- Portable Operational Support Terminal
- Portable Optical Sensor Tester
- Post Outage Study Team
- Power On Self Test
- Pre-Odin Staging Tool (Operational Dependencies Information Network)
- Program in Polymer Science and Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
- Program to Optimize Simulated Trajectories
- Project Organizing Substitute Teachers
- Prototype Ocean Surveillance Terminal
- After (Prefix)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Nationally, the Police Officer Standards and Training Commission should evaluate the topic for inclusion in current diversity training programs required for all officers.
The roots of many of these manuals lie in laws passed in the 1950's, when police officer standards and training commissions decreed that police operations should be detailed in writing.