Scott Whittington

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Scott Whittington

Commander, Metro Vice, Narcotic, Intelligence Division
Colorado Springs Police Department
Member since 2020

Biographical Information

Commander Scott Whittington joined the Colorado Springs Police Department in February 1988. As a police officer, he has held a variety of assignments to include, Patrol, and investigations as an Economic, Sex Crimes, and Fugitive Detective. He was promoted to sergeant in January of 1999 and served in Patrol, Internal Affairs and Investigations as the Robbery Unit Sergeant. In March of 2006, he was promoted to lieutenant and served in Patrol, Office of Emergency Management, and Professional Standards. In July of 2013, he was promoted to Commander of the Office of Professional Standards.

In July of 2014, he was assigned to the Sand Creek Patrol Division, which has responsibilities for the southeast portion of Colorado Springs.  He was assigned to Management Services in July of 2018 and then to Metro Vice Narcotics (MVNI) in January of 2020.

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University and a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. 

Teaching History

  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs, January 2015 – present
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo, October 2012 – 2014
    • Crime and Deviance
  • Technical University, September 2010 – 2012
    • Intro to CJ, Interview and Interrogation, Criminal Procedure