POST mandates that recruits can miss no more than 5% of the required classes no matter what the reason. This means that any recruit that misses more than 20.4 hours of the 408 required subject hours by POST will be dismissed from the academy class in which they are enrolled. POST further states that any recruit missing more than 5% of an individual class that requires s Specialized Instructor (i.e. Firearms, Defense Tactics, Emergency Driving) will also be dismissed as well. Attendance is strictly monitored and enforced.