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Law Enforcement Memorial and National Police Week Proclamation

Posted: May 14, 2020

Attached here is the Governor's Proclamation for the Colorado Law Enforcement Memorial and National Police Week.


Fourth Annual Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service in Policing - Nominations Open!

Posted: May 10, 2020 

The U.S. Department of Justice is accepting nominations for the Fourth Annual Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service in Policing. This award recognizes individual state, local, or tribal sworn police officers, deputies and troopers for exceptional efforts for innovations in community policing, criminal investigations, and field operations.

The Department is accepting nominations for the award until 8:00 PM EDT on Monday, June 1, 2020. The nomination process for this award is available here. Nominations may be submitted by the nominee’s supervisors, professional peers, or members of the local community and may include references and URL links to news sources and promotional or other materials that describe or substantiate the activity, program, or initiative for which the nominee(s) is being recommended.

Nominations should be submitted through the web-based application form. The online application will direct the nominating individuals to complete the following fields:

  1. Name and rank of nominee(s) (must be rank-and-file officers, deputies or troopers in nonsupervisory positions), the lead agency name, and the size of population served by the agency
  2. Name and affiliation of the nominating individual
  3. Nomination category for the activities, programs, or initiatives for which the nominee(s) is being nominated (Criminal Investigations, Field Operations, or Innovations in Policing)
  4. A detailed description of the specific action(s), programs, or initiatives of the nominee(s) for which s/he is being nominated
  5. Agency point of contact information

Nominations must be submitted by 8:00 PM EDT on Monday, June 1, 2020. Nominations submitted in letter format must be sent via email to [email protected].

In the event that agencies or other nominating parties are unable to access the online application, nomination letters may be sent via email. The nomination letter should be no longer than three pages and should include the fields listed here.

Please direct all general inquiries to [email protected].




New Job Postings Available On Website

Posted: May 5, 2020

The City of Blackhawk is looking for a Chief of Police. Click here for more information.

The Town of Oak Creek is looking for Police Officer/School Resource Officer. Click here for job description. 

The City of Sheridan is looking for a Police Officer. Click here for more information.

The City of Thornton is looking for a Chief of Police. Click here for more information.

These openings have also been posted on the CACP website

If you have a Chief of Police job that you would like to post on the CACP website, please send the information to [email protected].

Not a member? Join today!


Journal of Colorado Policing Issue 1: Spring 2020 Has Been Released

Posted: Apr. 28, 2020

The latest edition of the Journal of Colorado Policing (formerly know as the Colorado Police Quarterly) has been published! 

The journal serves as a professional forum for the dissemination of original research, legal updates, training strategies as well as best practices and literature reviews. The journal incorporates the expertise of both practitioners and academics to achieve these goals. Promoting the publication of peer-reviewed research and providing sound advice from practitioners for law enforcement within the state of Colorado are the journal’s main goals.

Issue 1: Spring 2020

Articles in this edition include:

  • Millennial Police: Retention of a Valuable Asset
  • Critical Incident Management: Recommendations for Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Dams as Potential Terror Targets in Colorado
  • Domestic Violence Fatality Review Boards in Colorado
  • Traffic Stop Performance in Law Enforcement
  • Legal Update - Kansas v. Glover

If you would like to submit an article for the next issue of the Journal of Colorado Policing, please reference the guidelines/requirements web page.

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