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    • Monday, March 25, 2024
    • Friday, March 29, 2024
    • One DoubleTree, Rohnert Park, CA 94928


    CAPE 2024 Training Seminar
    March 25th - 29th, 2024


    PLEASE NOTE:  To get the CAPE member discount, please ensure you are logged into the website with your CAPE member email before beginning the registration process.

    CAPE Member Early Registration:  $400.00 if paid by February 1, 2024

    NON-CAPE Members (or CAPE Member Late Registration):  $450.00

    One-day option for CAPE Members and Non-Members (Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday):  $150.00 if paid by February 1, 2024

    One-day option Late Registration for CAPE Members and Non-Members (Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday): $170.00

    Seminar Registration Includes:

    • Approximately 22 Hours of Instruction Available
    • Daily Luncheons (Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday)
    • Access to new seminar app experience (includes course materials, vendor information and networking opportunities)
    • Certificate of Completion

    One Day Attendance Fee:  Choose Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday.  This fee includes luncheon on the day of attendance and admission to the Friday half-day keynote presentation.


    • No refunds for registration after February 1, 2024.
    • Registration is not confirmed until payment has been received.
    • No seminar registration payments accepted at the door


    All lodging at the venue and overflow hotel is SOLD OUT.  Attendees will be responsible for making their own hotel arrangements.


    If paying online:

    1. Complete the online CAPE registration form
    2. Submit online payment via CAPE website

    If paying by check:

    1. Complete the online CAPE registration form
    2. Mail a copy of the registration form, a copy of the invoice, and the check to:

    PO BOX 622
    Gilroy, CA 95021

    CAPE Tax ID# 94-3107613

    Require a hard copy of this training announcement?  Download it here.


    For registration questions, please contact CAPE State Board President Kim Carlson: kcarlson@sbcsd.org or 760-240-7400 x7430.

    For all other inquiries or volunteer opportunities, please contact Seminar Director Lauren Rackley, Lauren.Rackley@doj.ca.gov, 916-628-9021.


    Here are a majority of the classes being offered at this year's seminar - full class listing to follow, as it becomes available:

    Monday, 03/25/2024:
    Seminar Registration
    Evening Welcome Mixer

    Tuesday, 03/26/2024:
    Property & Evidence 101 (Great for New Personnel)
    DOJ BFS Lab
    CA Post Guidelines/Electronic Packaging Manuals
    Luncheon, Opening Ceremonies
    Geography of a Property Room
    PMF Identification and Trends/Intelligence
    Security & Storage of Digital Devices
    Sponsor & Exhibitor Appreciation Night

    Wednesday, 03/27/2024:
    Roundtable Discussion; Property & Evidence Dispositions
    Financial Wellness
    Mental Health & Firearms
    Audits, Inventories and Purging
    Courtroom Testimony/Reports
    Wellness for First Responders
    Wednesday Evening Excursion:  Evidence of a Paint Party

    Thursday, 03/28/2024:
    Policy & Procedure Writing for Property & Evidence
    CLETS/Firearms Entries
    Luncheon, Awards & Closing Ceremonies
    Roundtable Discussion; General Property & Evidence Questions
    DOJ Bureau of Firearms; Laws and Changes
    Digital Security for Law Enforcement

    Friday, 03/29/2024:
    Keynote (0800 hrs - 1200 hrs):  Polly Klaas Case Debrief

    Seminar Registration will begin on Monday, March 25, 2024 from 1300-1700 hrs, with a welcome mixer afterwards.

    Classes begin Tuesday morning and the Friday keynote debrief is from 0800-1200 hrs.

    Seminar sponsors and exhibitors will be in the exhibit hall proudly displaying their products and services, which you can preview at your leisure all day on Tuesday.  That evening, CAPE will host a Sponsor & Exhibitor appreciation night.

    Your seminar registration includes a hosted luncheon Tuesday through Thursday.

    • Wednesday, March 27, 2024
    • 18:00 - 20:30
    • Mary's Pizza Shack - 101 Golf Course Drive - Rohnert Park, CA

    Let's get wild and creative with Clusterfunk Studio and Mary's Pizza Shack!

    Join us for a Paint Party and make some new friends with fellow CAPE members.

    The fun starts at 6 pm on Mary's Pizza Shack's private patio, which is just a hop, skip, and a jump away from the DoubleTree Hotel. For those with mobility issues, we've got you covered - just reach out to our friendly staff.

    Our Paint Party includes an 11x14 canvas (all supplies and materials provided, with guided instruction, custom stencils and a DJ to keep the party going), as well as a delicious self-serve dinner of garlic bread, house salad, a variety of pastas, and non-alcoholic beverages. Alcoholic beverages available for extra purchase during the event.

    So come on down and let's get our paint on! This event starts at 6pm and goes until 8:30pm.

    Cost is 55.00 per person. Reserve your spot today before they are all gone!

    Event is limited to 55 persons.

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