COVID‑19 Update

Announcement: CDCR has implemented all recommended COVID-19 precautions regarding social distancing as they are made and ordered. Some images and scenes were captured prior to COVID-19.

CDCR has implemented a series of measures to keep staff, correctional officer cadets and candidates safe during the application, screening, and Basic Correctional Officer Academy.  The Office of Peace Officer Selection has options available for online exams, and interview processes.  Masks are available upon request for in-person exams and interviews. 

We strongly encourage cadets to receive a COVID-19 vaccine before attending the Academy. Cadets are provided masks upon request.  Classrooms and common areas are being cleaned frequently.