Conferences and Events

Improving Professional Standards

Western Colorado Peace Officers Association works to improve law enforcement all over western Colorado through conferences aimed at improving professional standards through networking and training opportunities. We host several events throughout the year to fulfill this goal. Events are open to both members and non-members, though non-members will have to pay a fee for attending. For information about becoming a member, send us a message through the Contact Us page.

See below for information on upcoming events. Please know that you must pre-register, and if you are a non-member, pay the conference/training fee. Each event has a form below it which allows you to pre-register.

Upcoming Events




October 8th & 9th

Virtual Training With Q&A

Conference Schedule

Agenda: TBD

8 October, 2020
0830-1130    Virtual Training
1130-1230    Lunch
1230-1530    Virtual Training
1530-1630    Business meeting

9 October, 2020
0830-1130    Virtual Training
1130-1230    Lunch
1230-1530    Virtual Training


• Why People Lie

• The Six-Phase Inductive Interview Process

• Seven Virtues of an Interviewer

• Behavioral and Verbal “Leakage”

• The Ten Types of Lies

• Specialized Questioning Techniques

• Managing Denials

• Eight Induction Techniques

• Rationalizations and Minimizations

• Creating Divergences

• Signs of Surrender

• Developing Admissions into a Confession

• Preventing False Confessions

• Documenting the Interview

• Numerous Case Studies of Actual Interviews

Police Dynamics is a character-based leadership program developed by Sheriff Ray Nash (ret.) of Dorchester County, SC. Based on a series of leadership principles called “dynamics”, the program is designed to make law enforcement agencies more powerful and effective. To date, Sheriff Nash has trained over 10,000 law enforcement officials and government leaders from around the world in the principles of Police Dynamics, including the Romanian National Police, the Sierra Leone National Police and the Moscow Police College. He has served in Afghanistan as a Police Program Advisor for the Department of State at the US Embassy.Agen


Class sizes is limited to 25 participants, pre-registration is required. Participants will receive a link and detailed information on how to join the training.


Colorado Bureau of Investigation – Bronze

Lake County Sheriff’s Office – Bronze

Meeker Police Department – Bronze

Mountain Village Police Department – Bronze

Rangely Police Department – Bronze

Rio Blanco Sheriff’s Office – Bronze

Vail Police Department – Silver


  • Free for current members ​
  • Pre-registration REQUIRED


  • Includes WCPOA membership through 2019​
  • Pre-registration REQUIRED


Advanced Law Enforcement Training Opportunity

Cameo Shooting and Education Complex

Date: August 24 & 25, 2020

Cost: $350

Contact: Vallerie (970)464-1339

Cameo Shooting and Education Complex is offering a Pistol and Carbine training class for Law Enforcement Officers. Pat Doyle and Jeremy Story, both current Las Cruces Police Dept. Officers and competitive shooters, will be instructing an advanced two day firearms training class that will be geared toward Law Enforcement applications. This event is scheduled for August 24 and 25, 2020 with one day dedicated to pistol and the other to patrol rifle.

500 rounds for each firearm will be required to complete this course. This will be an INTENSIVE firearms training with advanced concepts to greatly enhance the user.

Price for each officer is $350 for both days. This will be a first come, first served training with space for 20 officers.

Pat Doyle is a current Las Cruces Police Dept. Officer and competitive shooter. He has a long history with that department as a SWAT supervisor, Range Master for their patrol rifle program, as well as, clearances with the U.S. Dept. of Energy. He has been a lead instructor at the U.S. Shooting Academy since 2006. Pat is an IDPA Distinguished Master and a USPSA Grand Master with numerous National and World Titles. Pats list of accomplishments are too numerous too list here, but are very extensive.

Jeremy Story is also a Las Cruces Police Dept. Officer and competitive shooter. His levels of involvement with his department range from firearms instructor, tactical EMT, K9, precision rifle marksman, Range Master, SWAT and numerous other positions and experience. Jeremy’s experience began with his time in the United States Marine Corps where his accolades grew. He has also been active in International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) where he has achieved Master Class. Jeremy’s list of accomplishments are also too numerous to list here, but also very extensive.

For questions or registration information, contact Vallerie at Cameo Shooting and Education Complex at (970)464-1339.

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