Basic Police Academy

Basic Police Academy

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​​​​​​​​​Serve Your Community at COTC’s Basic ​Police Academy


The Basic Police Academy meets the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission requirements and allows successful graduates of the program to take the state certification exam.​

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Benefits of the Program: ​

  • Two optional schedule tracks to help you reach your goal of completion
  • Graduates of the Basic Police Academy will earn 22.5 college credits which can be applied toward an Associate of Applied Science degree in Law Enforcement Technology.
Working in the area of law enforcement can be difficult and challenging; however, it presents a rewarding and diverse career selection. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics the median annual wage of police and detectives was $55,010. Central Ohio Technical College’s Basic Police Academy helps you take the next step for your future.