Basic Peace Officer Academy - OPOTC Certificate
James "Jim" Seaman, MS, Chair
Phone: (419) 995-8386
Office: 145H Tech 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.
LAW 2910 Basic Police Academy I and LAW 2920 Basic Police Academy II: Basic Police Officer Training-Part-time: September through May, Monday through Thursday, 6:00 - 10:00 pm and some Saturdays, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
LAW 2900 Basic Police Academy-Full-time: May through August, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm and some Saturdays, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.
NOTE: The certificate will be awarded only when academic courses are taken in conjunction with the Basic Training Academy LAW 2910 Basic Police Academy I and LAW 2920 Basic Police Academy II and only with the permission of the Chair.
See here for details.
Certificate for the Ohio Police Officer’s Basic Training Academy
|LAW 2910||Basic Police Academy I (contains the content from and/or is a substitute for the following courses)||15|
|LAW 2020||Criminal Law||3|
|LAW 2090||Social Issues in Policing||3|
|LAW 1660||Ethics in Criminal Justice||3|
|LAW 1130||Introduction to Criminal Justice||3|
|LAW 1880||Report Writing for Criminal Justice||3|
|LAW 2920||Basic Police Academy II (contains the content from and/or is a substitute for the following courses)||15|
|LAW 2120||Criminal Investigation||4|
|LAW 2250||Terrorism, Intelligence and Homeland Security||3|
|LAW 2060||Policing in the 21st Century||3|
|LAW 2620||White Collar Crime||2|
|LAW 1990||Independent Study in LAW||3|
Students will register for LAW 2910 Basic Police Academy I in First Semester. Students will register for LAW 2920 Basic Police Academy II in the Second Semester. LAW 2910 Basic Police Academy I and LAW 2920 Basic Police Academy II are equivalent to LAW 2900 Basic Police Academy.
See www.RhodesState.edu/GainfulEmployment for additional information on certificates.