POST Certification

Basic, Provisional and Reserve Certification.

In order to serve as a peace officer in Colorado, an individual must first be certified by Colorado Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST). There are three types of certification in Colorado: Basic POST Certification, Provisional Certification (for officers transferring certification from other states or federal employment), and Reserve Certification. To check an officer's certification status, please click here.

Basic Certification
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Provisional Certification
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Reserve Certification
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Basic Certification Renewal
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Exam Schedule
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Hiring Requirements
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Decertifying Misdemeanors
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SFST, ARIDE and DRE Certification and Update Guide
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Certification Inquiries/Officer Complaints
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Contact information

Lori Jencks
Administrative Assistant

Colorado POST Approved Basic Academies

Current Academies

FLATROCK Training Center

Adams County Sheriff's Office 

FLATROCK Training Facility 

23600 E 128th Ave, Commerce City CO  80022

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