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Law Enforcement Technology

Law Enforcement Technology

​Be part of the solution....protect your community with a Law Enforcement Technology degree from COTC!

LET_MSP_4174_lr.jpgThe Law Enforcement Technology program at Central Ohio Technical College’s Institute for Public Safety offers a 15 month Associate of Applied Science degree in Law Enforcement Technology. This plan allows students to receive a degree and complete the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission (OPOTC) requirements simultaneously. 

The law enforcement technology program will give successful students the ability to explore a diverse and rewarding career field, making a difference in their community.

The Ohio Peace Officer Basic Training Academy (POBT)
will be held within this Associate of Applied Science degree program. COTC's POBT exceeds the requirements of the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission and positions students to excel at the state certification exam.

Final semester features an intensive, sce nario-based course in Patrol tactics.​

Graduates of this program find employment as: 

  • Police Officers

  • Deputy Sheriffs


Working in the area of law enforcement is a challenging and rewarding career. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics the median annual wage of police and detectives was $55,010. Upon successful completion of the program students receive an Associate
of Applied Science degree in Law Enforcement. Graduates have the
ability to continue and receive a bachelor’s degree.




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