Today is - Mon Apr 22 2024

S.T.C. Core Academy

Kern County Sheriff's Office
Kern County Sheriff's Detention JF

The Kern Regional Training Center and Bakersfield College will present several Adult Correctional Officer (CORE) Academies in 2024.

The Kern County Sheriff’s Office/Regional Training Center working in partnership with Bakersfield College presents the California Adult Correctional Officers Academy (CORE) several times a year. This 200-hour course is the minimum requirement for employment in local jails and private correctional facilities. The academy is administered in a structured paramilitary disciplined environment.

The Adult Correctional Officers Academy offers training in arrest and control, proper use of restraints, physical training, and many more topics. Academy recruits are a combination of Kern County Detentions Deputy Trainees and self-sponsored Bakersfield College students, who, upon completion of the academy can apply for a position as a Detentions Deputy Lateral.

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This is not a job offer. Student completing the training program must apply and meet department specific hiring requirements before being employed by a law enforcement agency.