The responsibilities of the Training Unit include:
- Coordination of in-service police
- Corrections training
- Background investigations
The Unit has assumed the responsibility for law enforcement training from Los Medanos College. In January 2002 the First P.O.S.T. Basic Law Enforcement Academy began training through the Contra Costa Office of the Sheriff Law Enforcement Training Center.
The Employee Relations Unit interacts with Human Resources and conducts promotional testing and assignment selections.