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John W. Koch

John Koch
Commander; 2019 NIJ LEADS Law Enforcement Officer
Colorado Springs Police Department

Colorado Springs, CO

Commander John Koch joined the Colorado Springs Police Department in 2002, where he served as a patrol officer for the first five years of his career. He then transferred to detective positions in the Crimes Against Children Unit (2007-2010) and Homicide Unit (2010-2013). He was promoted to sergeant in 2013, serving as a patrol supervisor (2013-2014), detective sergeant in the Special Victims Section (2014-2017), and Internal Affairs sergeant (2018). Promoted to lieutenant in 2018, he was a patrol watch commander in the Sand Creek Division (2018-2019) and the Strategic Information Center lieutenant in Metro VNI (2019-2020). Promoted to commander in 2020, he is currently assigned to the Gold Hill Division.

Commander Koch holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems from the University of Northern Colorado, and a Master’s of Public Administration degree from the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs.

Date Created: September 4, 2019