CLETA — CMC's Colorado POST-certified basic Law Enforcement Academy

The Colorado Law Enforcement Training Academy program provides a comprehensive educational framework for your entry into law enforcement

We are a Colorado POST accredited Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy providing the highest quality training for those who want to be of service to their communities as police officers. We emphasize a community-oriented policing approach in our training programs, stressing teamwork, responsibility, and an openness to learning new and challenging approaches to providing police services.

We have been training police officers for over thirty years and are very proud of the contribution we have made through our graduates to the quality of life here in Colorado.

Our Academy is located seven miles south of Glenwood Springs, Colorado, at Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs-Spring Valley. We provide three sessions each year, one per semester. Each full-time course consists of 612 hours of intensive training that exceeds the requirements set forth by POST.

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Program News

New detective for Aspen no stranger to job

Danielle Madril, Aspen Daily News photo

This week marks the first in Danielle Madril’s [CMC CLETA graduate] capacity as an official Aspen Police Department detective, but the promotion is the most recent in a long career in local law enforcement.

Aspen Daily News   Read Story