Law Enforcement Technology

Law Enforcement Technology

​​​​Be part of the solution....protect your comm​​​​​unity 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.

The Ohio Peace Officer Basic Training Academy (POBT) will be held within this Associate of Applied Science degree program. ​​

Program completion includes the Basic Peace Officer Certification. 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.