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Peace Officer Basic Training

Peace Officer Basic Training

Police Officer being sworn in
The next academy will begin September 21, 2020.
 

The Peace Officer Basic Training 845-hour program provides the training for an individual to to take the OPOTA certification test to become a Commissioned Peace Officer and meets the requirements of the Ohio Revised Code Section 109.77 for Peace Officer Certification    
 
Classes meet Monday - Friday 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Tuition: $5796    Student Fee: $598
Financial Aid available to those who qualify go to Financial Aid page

Course Curriculum

  • Administration
  • Legal 
  • Human Relations
  • Firearms
  • Driving
  • Subject Control Techniques
  • First Aid/CPR/AED
  • Patrol
  • Civil Disorders
  • Traffic
  • Investigation
  • Physical Conditioning
  • Homeland Security
  • Use of Taser/ASP/O.C.
  • Single Officer Response to an Active Shooter 

Possible Certifications Upon Completion and Passage of Test

  • Ohio Peace Officer Training Certification
  • ASP Baton
  • Oleo-resin Capsicum (O.C. Spray)
  • Taser Electronic Control Device
  • Certified Defensive Driving
  • S.T.O.P.S
  • Firearms (May qualify for CCW)
  • Alcohol Detection
  • Apprehension and Prosecution (ADAP)
  • WMD First Responder (Incl: 100 & 700a NIMS)
  • Active Shooter

Possible Entry-Level/ Occupations

  • City Police Departments
  • County Sheriff's Office
  • Hospital Police
  • University Campus Police
  • Corporate Security

Contact

Mike Hild
Commander
937-372-6941 ext. 139
 
Tracey Cassel
Criminal Justice Academy Secretary
937-372-6941 ext. 200
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