Legal Training

The following courses are taught at the Academy:

  • Arrest, Search and Seizure
  • Laws on the Use of Force
  • Colorado Criminal Code
  • Criminal Process
  • Judicial Process--State and Federal Courts
  • US Constitution
  • Federal Firearms Regulation
  • Colorado Code of Criminal Procedure
  • Interrogation and Confession
  • Legal Aspects of Radar
  • Colorado Rules of Evidence
  • First Amendment Rights
  • Colorado Open Records/Criminal Justice Records Act
  • Vicarious Liability
  • Sexual Harassment/Discrimination/Workplace Violence
  • Legal Liability

Additional Resources:

  • Revised Statutes
  • U.S. Code
  • Mr. Turano has also written a variety of legal training bulletins for use by our troopers in the field.
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