The Public Safety Cadet Program and Cadets are held to the highest standard in terms of academics, fitness and appearance. The Cadet Program Manager oversees the administrative, policy, and procedural duties of the program on behalf of the Executive Director of Public Safety.
Cadets may be classified as Senior Cadet Leader, Cadet Leader, or Cadet. Opportunities exist to lead special training or functional groups within the program to help build leadership and decision-making skills.
All cadets must have or obtain a valid Colorado driver's license.
• Take courses during the fall and spring semesters
• Take a minimum of 10 credit hours each semester
• Maintain a GPA of 2.5
While cadets may declare any major, they must take courses that work toward completion of their degree. Cadets receive special recognition for obtaining GPAs above 3.5 during any academic semester.
Cadets participate in two practice and two scored fitness tests annually to support physical fitness. A holistic approach to wellness is built into the program to support a healthy lifestyle.
Cadets wear uniforms and inspections are performed on a regular basis. It is expected that cadets always look their best with a pressed and clean uniform