Refresher Academies

Refresher academies are available to satisfy training requirements for those:

  1. Out-of-state officers seeking Provisional Certification in Colorado
  2. Colorado certified peace officers who have not been employed as a peace officer for 6 months within the last 3 years

Highlands Ranch Public Safety Training Institute            
Refresher Academy                                                 
6001 Ron King Trail
Littleton CO 80125
Sgt. Max Young, Director

Highlands Ranch Public Safety Training Institute has been preparing students to take the POST examination to become certified as peace officers since 1998.  H.R.P.S.T.I. will be conducting a refresher academy for any former Colorado certified peace officer that needs to be recertified, or officers from other states that need to be certified in Colorado with POST.

Our Academy, Highlands Ranch Public Safety Training Institute, will be conducting the Refresher Academy beginning October 13, 2014.  Anyone interested can check out our website at : for all the latest information.

Western Colorado Peace Officers Academy                    SUMMER 2015 SESSION CANCELED    
(a branch of Colorado Mesa University)
Lowell Heiny Hall 415
Colorado Mesa University
1100 North Avenue                                      
Grand Junction, CO 81501
Physical Address:  2508 Blichmann Ave. Grand Jct. CO  81505
Director John Reece, Ph.D.

The Western Colorado Peace Officers Refresher Academy tuition includes all instruction, facilities, manuals, ammunition, use of academy handguns, duty gear, two academy t-shirts, and the POST exam fee. Students will need to obtain the most current edition of the Colorado Peace Officer’s Handbook, which is available at the Colorado Mesa University bookstore (970-248-1422) or online. Training includes all of the required POST courses of Driving, Firearms, Arrest Control Techniques, and exam preparation. Please contact Dr. John Reece at (970) 248-1541 or or visit our website at:

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