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Candidate Assistance Mentoring Program (CAMP)

Candidate Assistance Mentoring Program (CAMP)

CAMP is designed to prepare police officer recruit candidates for the physical and mental rigors of the police academy. Designed by police academy core trainers, CAMP participants will be exposed to strenuous exercise and close-order drill. SDPD Recruiters will induce stress upon the participants, while fostering an environment of teamwork and excellence. CAMP participants form strong bonds with each other, which is vital for academy success.

CAMP is offered every Tuesday and Thursday, three Saturdays every month, and two Wednesday evenings. Times and locations will be given to candidates when they are in the Background process.

Candidates must currently be in the background process to attend.

For additional information, call (619) 531-COPS. Or contact a recruiter by emailing