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

  • Annual event to curb violence

    CCA will host its 7th annual event to stop violence, "Take Back the Night," on Thursday, April 23. The all-day event will be held at the Student Centre Rotunda (S100) on the CentreTech campus.

  • Once again to be held at DU

    The Community College of Aurora’s 2014-2015 Commencement Ceremony will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 9, 2015, in the Magness Arena at the Daniel L. Ritchie Center for Sports and Wellness on the University of Denver campus (2240 Buchtel Blvd., Denver, CO  80210).

  • 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.

  • Return to Aurora with three awards

    CCA's award for best position paperCommunity College of Aurora participated in the National Model United Nations conference in New York from March 21-27 with over 400 universities from across the globe.

  • Among Top 14 Film Schools 

    Cameraman with gear in the background. Backstage and Colorado Film SchoolCCA’s own Colorado Film School (CFS) is no stranger to accolades, as it's frequently featured in Hollywood Reporter’s Top 25 Film Schools. The latest honor comes from Backstage, a trusted resource for actors and film buffs, which named CFS in their recent article, “14 Great Regional Film Schools.”
     

  • Shooting in New Mexico, Canada
    Tom Dribble in front of green screen and cinama lighting

    It took Tom Dibble about six months from idea to completion to write the movie “Highly Functional,” which is now being filmed under the direction of Marc Forby ("Princess Kaiulani").

  • 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.

  • Grant opens local pipeline
    EKG heart monitor image

    The Community College of Aurora received a $106,000 grant over three years from the Colorado Department of Education that will pay to train North Aurora residents for job opportunities on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

  • 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.

  • Foundational approach adopted

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

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