Basic Peace Officer Academy - OPOTC Certificate

Rick Kohli, MSCJ, Chair
Phone: (419) 995-8386
Email: kohli.r@RhodesState.edu
Office: 145H Tech Edu Lab

Law Enforcement Major

The basic training academy is designed to meet the requirements for basic Peace Officer certification. Cadets are trained in all academic and skill areas of basic law enforcement. This is an open enrollment program. An information packet containing requirements and application information will be sent on request to any interested person.

NOTE: The certificate will be awarded only when courses are taken in conjunction with the Basic Training Academy LAW 2810 Basic Policy Academy I and LAW 2820 Basic Policy Academy II and only with the permission of the Chair.

LAW 2810 Basic Policy Academy I and LAW 2820 Basic Policy Academy II: Basic Police Officer Training: September through May, Monday through Thursday, 6 - 10 p.m. and some Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. or May through August, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and some Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Technical Standards

See here for details.
 

 

Certificate for the Ohio Police Officer’s Basic Training Academy 

LAW 2810Basic Policy Academy I11
LAW 2810 contains the content from and/or is a substitute for the following courses:
LAW 2020Criminal Law3
LAW 2090Social Issues in Policing3
LAW 1540 Constitutional Issues3
LAW 1990Independent Study in LAW2
LAW 2820Basic Policy Academy II11
LAW 2820 contains the content from and/or is a substitute for the following courses:
LAW 2050Traffic Enforcement3
LAW 2530   Patrol Administration3
LAW 2120Criminal Investigation4
LAW 1990Independent Study in LAW1

Portfolio course

Capstone course

Students will register for LAW 2810 Basic Policy Academy I in First Semester. Students will register for LAW 2820 Basic Policy Academy II in the Second Semester. LAW 2810 Basic Policy Academy I and LAW 2820 Basic Policy Academy II are equivalent to LAW 2800 Basic Police Academy.

If planning to pursue a baccalaureate degree, choose from one of the TAG approved Math courses. See MTH courses in Course Description section of this catalog.

See www.RhodesState.edu/GainfulEmployment for additional information on certificates.