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

  • 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.

  • Concurrent enrollment segment reairing

    CNN featured CCA on its July 13 broadcast of "Fareed Zakaria GPS."

  • CCCS cites academic rigor

    CCA's Translation and Interpretation certificate program has been cited for excellence by the Colorado Community College System not only for its work within the classroom, but also for its students' successful transition into the marketplace.

    Marketing efforts, word-of-mouth, and a revised scheduling blueprint has helped grow the program over the last year.

  • Dual teaching model unique

    Healthcare Bridge classes are designed to advance a student’s written and verbal communication skills in English while simultaneously studying healthcare content.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Schedule currently available

    Registration for the Spring 2015 semester began Nov. 3. The schedule of classes can be found online at www.CCAurora.edu/Schedule.

  • Contributions to profession cited

    CCA's Maria Halloran on Nov. 15 received the Gladys Doty Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Profession at the annual Fall CoTESOL Convention. The board of CoTESOL (Colorado Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) unanimously approved the award. Fellow CCA faculty members Daniel Schweissing and Chris Tombari made speeches on Halloran's behalf.

  • 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.

  • 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.
     

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