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Patrick Sullivan

 Patrick J. Sullivan Jr.
Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office in Littleton, Colorado

Patrick J. Sullivan, Jr. has been the sheriff of Arapahoe County, CO since 1983. In April of 1999 The Sheriff's Office responded to the Columbine High School shooting and bombing with traffic direction, crowd control, incident command, SWAT entry teams, bomb disposal, fire investigation, crime laboratory services, and victim assistance in support of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office. During Mr. Sullivan's time as the sheriff the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office became the 11th sheriff's office, the 79th law enforcement agency, and Colorado's first sheriff's office to be nationally accredited under the 908 professional standards as established by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc.

Mr. Sullivan has received training from such institutions as the FBI National Academy; the National Sheriffs' Institute; the Juvenile Officers' Institute, University of Minnesota, Civil Emergency Management Course, California Specialized Training Institute, Special Tactical Firearms Course, FBI Academy; Special Weapons and Tactics Course (SWAT), Los Angeles Police Department; Forensic Science Seminar, Colorado Law Enforcement Training Academy; Management of the Criminal Investigation function, National Sheriff's Association; and Fleet management Course, International Association of Chiefs of Police.

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