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Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy to Begin

April 12, 2017

Police Academy

The Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy at Edison State Community College is now accepting applications for the approximately 21-week program that will prepare students for a career in law enforcement.  

Students of the program will meet for six days each week beginning in July and, upon successful completion, will graduate from the program in December. The curriculum of the program is certified by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission (OPOTC) and covers all aspects of law enforcement training including administration, firearms, subject control, and investigation.  

Completed applications must be received by June 9. Per State of Ohio regulations, applicants are required to pass a physical assessment on either June 8 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. or June 9 from 12-4 p.m. The fall academy will begin July 10 and conclude December 15, 2017.  

For more information or to apply, contact Veronica French at or call 937.778.7865. For the program specific application, click here.