About Us...Serrato and Associates was developed as a result of the need for excellent training for law enforcement and private industry. Rick Serrato, President of Serrato and Associates, Inc., retired from Santa Ana Police Department with over 29 years of law enforcement experience. Rick has instructed courses nationally since 1998 and is considered an expert on many law enforcement topics. Rick is a published author and has has developed many California P.O.S.T. and S.T.C. certified courses. Numerous law enforcement agencies seek Rick's expertise and training courses. Over the years, Rick has networked with numerous outstanding instructors and subject matter experts throughout the United States who have joined Serrato and Associates instructor cadre.
Serrato and Associates only utilizes instructors who are experienced law enforcement officers that currently work the streets or are recently retired after a successful career in law enforcement. Serrato and Associates believes every student deserves outstanding training in an enjoyable environment to ensure that students will learn and retain the content. Our experienced instructors have extensive experience and understand how to motive students to learn. It is our goal to ensure the best quality next level training for every student attending our courses.
We offer basic, intermediate and advanced courses for those wanting to improve their skill set and investigative techniques. We are also a Standards and Training for Corrections (STC) provider. We have a variety of courses to choose from or we can custom tailor a course for your agency. The course topics are new, innovative, and will prepare students to conduct their jobs in a professional and safer environment.