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POST Mission

The mission of Colorado POST is to establish and maintain standards for peace officer training and certification that are relevant, realistic and responsive to our ever-changing world.

NOTICE to VENDORS CONCERNING TRAINING CLASSES:

Colorado POST does not approve or endorse training vendors or the classes they offer.  All Colorado law enforcement agencies determine which training courses are appropriate for their officers and do so independently of Colorado POST.  The only exception to this would be certain courses designed to train instructors for law enforcement academies (Instructor Methodology, and specific firearms / driving / arrest control instructor courses).  Outside of those academy instructor classes, no law enforcement training is “approved” by Colorado POST, nor is it required to be.

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What's New

September 27, 2022
Eleven Orders of Summary Suspension have been posted related to certification P.O.S.T. ID Numbers:
September 6, 2022
A meeting of the Academy Application Review Subcommittee will take place on September 13, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. - Via Zoom   Please use the link below to join the webinar:
September 1, 2022
POST Work Session Time: Thursday, September 8, 2022, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Location: Hampton Inn - 205 Main Street, Grand Junction, CO 81501 POST Board Meeting Time: Friday, September 9, 2022, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.Location: Hampton Inn - 205 Main Street, Grand Junction, CO 81501

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This Database can be used to verify certification status for any Colorado Peace Officer. 

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