Records Clerk Course

Course Description

This course is designed for clerks who are relatively inexperienced in law enforcement records management and for others who want to update their skills and knowledge. Students will increase their understanding of legal restraints, areas of potential departmental liability, interpersonal communication, good law enforcement business practices, NCIC/CLETS, and stress management techniques.


Course Topics

  • Role of the Records Clerk in Law Enforcement
  • Automated and Manual Systems
  • Property and Evidence Control
  • Overview of the Criminal Justice System Court
  • Strategies for Personal Safety
  • Stress Management
  • Legal Restraints and Mandates for Making, Storing, and Destroying Records
  • Improving Communications with the Sworn Personnel and Public

Course Certification Number: 9070-33120
Course Certification Hours: 40


Course Fee Information: $525

Reimbursement Plan III: Tuition for POST reimbursable agencies is $525.00. While tuition, student travel and per diem reimbursement are normally reimbursable via Training Reimbursement Request (TRR) for this course, POST has temporarily suspended tuition and travel reimbursement for all POST Plan III courses, with the exception of contract classes and those outlined in Attachment A of the POST Bulletin No. 2017-01. This course is not listed as an exempt course.
Non-Reimbursable agencies: Tuition is $525.00. There is no reimbursement for tuition, travel and per diem.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received more than ten (10) business days prior to the start of the class will not be charged. If payment has already been made, it will be refunded. Cancellations received ten (10) or less business days before the start of the class will be charged at full price. This late cancellation charge compensates RTC for the non-refundable costs incurred prior to the start date of the course.
No Shows: A No Show on the day of the class will result in a full charge for the class.


Course Date(s)

  • 10/23/2017 – Sacramento
    October 23, 2017 - October 27, 2017
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • 01/08/2018 – Anaheim
    January 08, 2018 - January 12, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • 05/07/2018 – San Diego
    May 07, 2018 - May 11, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • 06/04/2018 – Simi Valley
    June 04, 2018 - June 08, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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