In this episode of The Leaders Who Learn Podcast, hosts Dr. Lynn Priddy and Dr. Joanna Bauer talk with the former Executive Director for the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST), Robert Stresak. Robert talks about police and community relations - what strains those relations and what makes them stronger. He discusses how police officer training works and how the curriculum is updated to reflect current events.
Robert Stresak retired as the Executive Director for the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). He was responsible for the oversight of 39 POST Certified academies that delivered the state-mandated training standards for new police officers, the development of secured testing procedures and protocols, background investigation standards, in-service training programs, the development and delivery of learning technologies, maintaining effective liaison with State Legislative members, ensuring the timely development of legislatively mandated law enforcement training programs, ensuring the compliance of POST standards with approximately 600 law enforcement agencies within the State of California, and maintaining an effective dialogue among Chiefs, Sheriffs, labor and managerial and academic interests statewide.
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