Basic Peace Officer Academy - OPOTC Certificate
James "Jim" Seaman, MS, Chair
Phone: (419) 995-8386
Office: 145H Tech Edu Lab
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.
See here for details.
Certificate for the Ohio Police Officer’s Basic Training Academy
|LAW 2810||Basic Policy Academy I||11|
|LAW 2810 contains the content from and/or is a substitute for the following courses:|
|LAW 2020||Criminal Law||3|
|LAW 2090||Social Issues in Policing||3|
|LAW 1540 ||Constitutional Issues||3|
|LAW 1990||Independent Study in LAW||2|
|LAW 2820||Basic Policy Academy II||11|
|LAW 2820 contains the content from and/or is a substitute for the following courses:|
|LAW 2050||Traffic Enforcement||3|
|LAW 2530 ||Patrol Administration||3|
|LAW 2120||Criminal Investigation||4|
|LAW 1990||Independent Study in LAW||1|
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.
See www.RhodesState.edu/GainfulEmployment for additional information on certificates.