O.P.O.T.A

  • This program prepares men and women for the career of deputy sheriff, marshal, deputy marshal, or peace officer employed by state subdivisions or organizations. The Academy follows the state curriculum mandated by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission. Students will gain fundamental knowledge, skills, and abilities in safety, leadership, and employability as well as training in the Ohio Revised Code and physical fitness. MUST be 21 years of age by completion of program.

FAQs

What can I do when I graduate?
  1. Police officer
  2. Deputy sheriff
  3. Security personnel
  4. Parole/ probation officer
  5. Police auxiliary
  6. Reserve deputy
What would I do in this class?
  1. Advanced driving skills
  2. Firearms training and qualification
  3. Training in First Aid
  4. Subject control
  5. Physical conditioning
  6. Hazmat training
  7. Law enforcement radio procedures
  8. Crime scene processing
What can I do with further training?
  1. F.B.I.
  2. B. C. I. & I.
  3. Forensics
  4. Secret Service
  5. Covert operations
  6. Narcotics enforcement

Program Quick Facts

Class Time

  • M, T, W, Th, F: 6:00 – 10:00 plus 1 weekend/month 8:00 – 5:00

Class Duration

  • October 5, 2015 - May 27, 2016

Total Cost

  • Tuition $3,995
  • Lab Fees 1,250
  • TOTAL $5,245