Additional information available on the Law Enforcement Academy Department website at www.ppcc.edu/lea.
Gainful Employment Disclosure at https://apps.ppcc.edu/catalog/ge/basic-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.