Colorado Law Enforcement Training Academy Commencement 2020

Congratulations, graduates of the Colorado Law Enforcement Training Academy! For more than thirty years we have been training Colorado’s police officers. This year, while we can’t celebrate you in person, we are honored to present this virtual commencement ceremony for you.

Please see the schedule below for the virtual commencement program. You can also scroll down to read the list of graduates and click on their individual profiles.

We also invite you to share your celebration on social media with #cmcgrad2020.

Virtual Commencement Schedule

Welcome (01:00)

Carrie Besnette Hauser, Ph.D., President & Chief Executive Officer

State of Colorado Address (04:45)

Angie Paccione, Ph.D., Executive Director, Colorado Department of Higher Education

Introduction of Keynote Speaker (06:08)

Carrie Besnette Hauser, Ph.D., President & Chief Executive Officer

Keynote Address (06:44)

Heather Dugan, B.S., Assistant Director for Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Reading of Names (18:30)

Joseph Maes, Faculty Criminal Justice

Program Highlight Video (21:00)


Conferring of Degrees (27:32)

Charles Cunniffe, District 1, Pitkin County Trustee

Tassel Turn (27:51)

CMC Law Enforcement Training Academy Leadership

Stewart Curry, M.S.
Director Colorado Law Enforcement Training Academy

Heather Exby, Ph.D.
Vice President & Campus Dean
Glenwood Springs & Spring Valley

Adrian Fielder, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean of Instruction

Laura Hardman, M.A.
Assistant Dean of Instruction & Glenwood Springs Site Director

Lisa Runck, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of Student Affairs

Maureen Stepp, Ed.D., M.B.A.
Assistant Dean of Instruction

Jane Szucs, M.A., M.Phil.
Assistant Dean of Instruction


Most Outstanding Student
Mitch Levy

Top Gun
Alexander David

Top Stun
Shadrach Hines

Leadership Award
Justin Cock

2020 Graduates

Final certificates and degrees are dependent on review and certification by the CMC Registrar’s Office.