Message from the Director
Thank you for your interest in the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Regional Training Division, a collaborative effort with our Eight County Region and personnel from Modesto Police, Manteca Police, and the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department. Our center has undergone many changes in the last few months in an effort to provide better service to our customer agencies along with our future law enforcement professionals. Our staff is dedicated to ensuring our training is professional, relevant and meets the needs of the community.
If you have any questions or if I can be of any assistance, please feel free to email me or call my office at (209) 525-4703.
Lt. Jim Gordon
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Lieutenant Jim Gordon has been with the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department since 1997, and serving in municipal law enforcement since 1995. Prior to his law enforcement career, Lt. Gordon served 6 years in the United States Coast Guard, serving at stations throughout the United States, including Miami, Florida, conducting interdiction operations in the Caribbean. Lt. Gordon has been involved with field training programs for several years and currently serves as the Field Training Officer manager. During that time, he has provided technical assistance to law enforcement agencies around the Nation on building quality F.T.O. programs.
Lt. Gordon is a graduate of the POST Master Instructor Development Program and designed one of the first blended learning courses for California POST, titled "Critical Incident Management for the FTO". Lt. Gordon is currently serving as President of the Valley Mother Lode Training Manager's Association. Lt. Gordon holds an Associates Degree in Administration of Justice and a Bachelors Degree from CSU Long Beach in Vocational Studies. Lt. Gordon is married and has three young children.
"Our Training Center is focused on providing the Central Valley and Mother Lode Region with professional, ethical, and competent Law Enforcement individuals. We are committed to excellence in leadership, professionalism in training, and dedication to public safety."