CCA is an accredited community college with campuses in Aurora and Denver Colorado

Welcome to our P.O.S.T. certified Police Academy

If you want a headstart into the fast-paced world of law enforcement, this is where it begins! Our law enforcement graduates are working throughout the state. Many serve in leadership positions, and we are proud to have several past graduates go on to become police chiefs!

Our program is certified by the Colorado Peace Officer Standards and Training Board (P.O.S.T.).  We have full and part-time academies and in our courses, you will earn academic credit toward the completion of a degree.

Getting Started
We are accepting applications for the next academy. Apply today!

What makes us different

Through our intensive classroom and tactical curricula, focused on the most current knowledge and skills taught by leading instructors in the profession, we will give you the confidence needed to be the law enforcement professional you desire to be!

Click here to see a list of courses

Police Academy contacts

Michael Carter
Program Director
303.340.7211
Michael.Carter@CCAurora.edu


Click here to see our faculty

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Police Academy
Phone: 303-340-7076
Email: Stephanie.Agner@CCAurora.edu

News & Events

  • Goal: raise level of filmmaking

    Two dozen esteemed filmmakers from the world’s third-largest producer of content were embedded in an intensive four-week course at the Colorado Film School this spring. Their overarching mission: to raise professional standards for future features in Nigeria – and potentially allow their homeland to compete for international awards.

  • Students Receive 370% Return on Investment

    CCA's economic ImpactA new economic impact study released May 8 revealed that the Community College of Aurora’s annual financial impact in its service community amounted to $187.487 million.

  • Available books jumps by millions

    Community College of Aurora in collaboration with Aurora Public Library is the first higher education institution in the United States to employ new technology that provides students access to over 30 million library holdings, while affording direct access to items in and around its own home state.

  • Controversies breed discussion

    Last August's shooting of Michael Brown and the recent grand jury decision not to prosecute Officer Darren Wilson have sparked protests that have created an impact far beyond the town of Ferguson, Missouri.
     
    Given the diversity of Community College of Aurora's student body and the community it serves, many in the area are asking questions.
     

  • Attempt to glean best practices

    More than a dozen educators from the Netherlands attending a national conference in Denver made a pit stop to Lowry on Nov. 4 in order to see how the structure and culture within the Colorado community college system might be applied to institutions back home.

  • New leadership hails cooperation

    The City of Aurora and Community College of Aurora have enjoyed a strong partnership through the years. And with Dr. Betsy Oudenhoven now in place as college president and the rest of her leadership team taking form, Mayor Steve Hogan is hopeful that the two entities can solidify the relationship to the benefit of both parties in the short term.

  • Foundational approach adopted

    The Art & Design program at CCA wants its students to “think differently” than they have previously about their craft.

  • Will instruct teachers in Chile

    Ruby Eichenour, a sixth-year adjunct in Community College of Aurora’s ESL program, has been awarded a Fulbright Global Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) award. She is expected to begin her three-month teaching expedition in Chile sometime in the spring of 2015.

  • Three different offerings available

    Registration slots are open beginning Jan. 3 for several classes at the Aurora Language Center on Lowry campus at 9202 E. Severn Place, Denver.

    Course offerings include English as a Second Language (beginning Jan. 12 through March 21); Citizenship (Jan. 13-March 19); and American Language and Culture for advanced ESL students and au pairs (Jan. 13-March 19).

  • College to launch PCT program

    Community College of Aurora has been selected as one of 17 colleges nationally from 90 applicants to participate in the Job Ready, Willing and Able project funded by the Walmart Foundation through the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). 

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