Pikes Peak Regional Law Enforcement Academy

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The Pikes Peak Regional Law Enforcement Academy provides qualified individuals the opportunity to gain the skills to become a law enforcement officer. The Academy offers a basic recruit curriculum sanctioned by the Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.). During their enrollment, students take approximately 525 hours of coursework. At the end of the training program, P.O.S.T. administers the final certification exam. Those who successfully complete the exam are granted P.O.S.T. certification for three years. Colorado State Law requires that all individuals be P.O.S.T. certified prior to applying to a law enforcement agency.* Candidates will be subject to appropriate background checks.

Admission to the Pikes Peak Regional Law Enforcement Academy is accomplished through an application and selection process. Admission to the college does not guarantee admission into the Academy.

Additional requirements for admission to the Pikes Peak Regional Law Enforcement Academy may apply.

*Some agencies may require employees to attend their academy as a condition of employment.

LEA 101

Basic Police Academy I

6

LEA 102

Basic Police Academy II

12

LEA 103

Basic Law Enforcement Academy III

2

LEA 104

Basic Law Enforcement Academy IV

1

LEA 105

Basic Law

8

LEA 106

Arrest Control Techniques

3

LEA 107

Law Enforcement Driving

3

LEA 108

Firearms

3

PED 110

Fitness Center

1

Total Credit Hours

39