2020-2021 Catalog 
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2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice

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Windsor Public Safety Institute Building, Room 260
1130 South Gate Drive

Degrees/Certificates Offered:

Criminal Justice, A.A. (2 years)

Criminal Justice, A.A.S. (2 years)

Police Studies, A.A.S. (2 years)

Peace Officer Academy Certificate (1-2 semesters)

Criminal Justice Pathways Basic, Level I Certificate (2 semesters)

Criminal Justice Pathways Basic, Level II Certificate (2 semesters)

Non-Majors: Students DO NOT have to be Criminal Justice majors to enroll in Criminal Justice degree courses.

AA Degree Majors: Students should check with the Program Chair for specific Criminal Justice courses based on the State Articulation Agreement and the designated degree worksheet.

Program Description: This degree program is concerned with: (1) the concept of justice- its implications, its practice, and its demands in relation to the social, political, legal, and economic institutions that define our society, AND (2) the concept of how to humanely deal with those who come in contact with any aspect of the justice system.

Peace Officer Academy Information:

Academy and Registration Information: Must consult with the Academy Director, 970.339.6313.

Program Length: One to two semesters.

Mission Statement: To educate and train peace officers to think clearly and act wisely in their profession.

Program Objective: We provide prospective peace officers with the opportunity to acquire basic academic knowledge and basic technical skills to enter their professional work assignments.

Therefore, our academy is oriented toward academic-stress, mental stress, and technical proficiency.

Student Workload: Students will be expected to study a minimum of 25-30 hours per week outside of the classroom.

College Credit: Success in the Academy leads to a “certificate of completion” and 34 semester credits.

Application/Registration Information: Must consult with the Academy Director.

This program includes changes mandated by the Colorado Peace Officer Standards and Training Board and CCCNS. Courses listed are subject to change. Students can verify the course offerings with the Academy Director.

Criminal Justice Department Advisory Committee

Debi Brilla, Community Representative

Krista Britton, Community Relations Director, Weld County DA Office

Rick Cook, Windsor Police Department

Kevin Copher, Windsor High School Assistant Principal

Doug Erler, Weld County Justice Services Division

Tammy Fisher, Colorado Judicial Branch

Student Representative 

Police Academy Advisory Committee

JD Broderius, Deputy, Weld County Sheriff’s Office

Jeff Fisher, Deputy Chief, Louisville Police Department

John Fryar, Police Chief, Fort Lupton Police Department

Mark Jones, Police Chief, Greeley Police Department

Jerrod Kinsman, Lieutenant, Fort Collins Police Department

Rick Klimek, Police Chief, Windsor Police Department

Jeff Pyle, Sergeant, Loveland Police Department

Aaron Sanchez, Commander, Johnstown Police Department

Misty Siderfin, Police Chief, Severance Police Department

Student Representative

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