Windsor Public Safety Institute Building, Room 244
1130 South Gate Drive
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, 970.339.6253.
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 qualify for the Colorado POST written exam and enter their professional work assignments.
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.
For information on credit for prior learning oppoortunities visit the Prior Learning Assessment website.
Criminal Justice Department Advisory Committee
Krista Britton, Community Relations Director, Weld County DA Office
Rick Cook, Windsor Police Department
Kevin Copher, Windsor High School Assistant Principal
Tammy Fisher, Public Member
Susan Gearheart, Colorado Judicial Department, 19th Judicial District
Brenda Rangel, STEM Coordinator, Northridge High School
Kim Riley, Intervention, Inc.
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
Rick Klimek, Police Chief, Windsor Police Department
Tracey McCoy, Police Chief, Lochbuie Police Department
Jeff Pyle, Sergeant, Loveland Police Department
Adam Turk, Police Chief, Greeley Police Department
Further Information at: aims.edu/academics/criminal-justice/