Colorado Police Officer Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Police And Sheriffs Patrol Officers in Colorado

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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in Colorado

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Greeley and Colorado Springs
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Fort Collins and Denver
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Denver and Colorado Springs

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in Colorado

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Boulder and Denver

Schools for Police Patrol Officers in Colorado are listed below.

Selected Police Patrol Officers Schools in Colorado

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  • Programs: Bachelor's (BSCJ) - Law Enforcement, Bachelor's (BSCJ) - Generalist
  • Degrees: Bachelor

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  • Programs: BS in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement, BS in Criminal Justice - Crime Scene Investigation, MS in Criminal Justice - Law, more...
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  • Degrees: Doctorate, Bachelor, Master

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  • Programs: Master of Criminal Justice
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Argosy University
Denver, Phoenix

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Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.

  • Programs: Criminal Justice (BS) (Online), Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Degrees: Bachelor
National American University
Colorado Springs, Littleton

Flexible career learning to fit your busy lifestyle - National American University.

  • Programs: Criminal Justice A.A.S., Criminal Justice B.S.
  • Degrees: Associate, Bachelor

Give your career a boost with an education from Southern New Hampshire University.

  • Programs: MS in Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Master

Designed with the needs of working adult students in mind, South University, Online Programs is built on the similar curriculum offered at South University's campus locations. As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.

  • Programs: Criminal Justice (BS), Criminal Justice (MS)
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

Baker College is proud to be the largest independent college in Michigan with the most focused approach to education and training available. With one of the highest graduate employment rates in the country, our mission is to help our students find meaningful employment.

  • Programs: Criminal Justice - Bachelor, Law Enforcement Academy (Police) - Bachelor
  • Degrees: Bachelor
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More Colorado Police Patrol Officers Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Aims Community College Greeley Associate 4,588
Arapahoe Community College Littleton Associate 6,538
Colorado Mountain College Glenwood Springs Associate 5,206
Colorado Northwestern Community College Rangely Associate 1,430
Community College of Aurora Aurora Associate 4,885
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Denver Bachelor 1,466
Mesa State College Grand Junction Masters 6,199
Metropolitan State College of Denver Denver Bachelor 21,425
Otero Junior College La Junta Associate 1,558
Pikes Peak Community College Colorado Springs Associate 11,407
Pueblo Community College Pueblo Associate 5,063
Red Rocks Community College Lakewood Associate 7,223
Trinidad State Junior College Trinidad Associate 1,760
University of Colorado Denver Denver Doctorate 21,658
University of Denver Denver Doctorate & First Professional 11,053
University of Northern Colorado Greeley Doctorate 12,702

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Colorado. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Police Patrol Officers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Police Patrol Officers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Fort Collins 500 $73530 0.72
Grand Junction 270 $58900 0.97
Greeley 570 $55180 1.2
Boulder 610 $71190 0.75
Colorado Springs 1220 $67410 0.99
Denver 4280 $72730 0.66
Aurora 4280 $72730 0.66
Lakewood 4280 $72730 0.66
Pueblo 300 $65250 1.11
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