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Dudley Appointed to State Commission


District Attorney Joyce Dudley was appointed to the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST), Gov. Jerry Brown’s office announced 10/15. Dudley was the only elected official and district attorney appointed to the commission, which was created in 1959 to set selection and training standards for state law enforcement. The governor appoints 15 commissioners — who meet three times a year for a day and a half — for three-year overlapping terms. They provide advice and direction to POST’s 130 staff members.

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