- Understand the role of the law enforcement professional & have a general knowledge of the law
- Develop human relations skills critical to the role of a law enforcement professional & use a firearm with safety & accuracy
- Control subjects without harm & administer basic first aid
- Patrol & control crowds within the realms of law enforcement
- OPOTA Basic Law Enforcement Test; Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy
- ACT National Career Readiness Credential
- Successfully pass the WorkKeys and Wonderlic assessment exams
- 21 years or older by one month prior to completion of the program
- High school diploma or certificate of high school equivalency
- Possess a valid Ohio driver’s license
- No conviction of a felony offense or serious misdemeanor
- No conviction of any domestic violence
- No more than one (1) conviction of Operating a Vehicle under the Influence within the last 5 years
- Approved criminal background investigation (BCI/FBI)
- Pass the OPOTC Physical Fitness Assessment Test
- Pass drug screen test
- Pass a medical physical exam
- Ohio Peace Officer
Successful completion of Adult Law Enforcement Program earns 20 credits towards Associate of Technical Studies at The University of Akron.
How to enroll in the Law Enforcement Training Academy program: first, register for an info session where you'll receive your application, financial aid information, course schedule, and more. Reserve your spot by calling 330-669-7070 or online here.
- Next Start Date: August 2021
- Graduates will be eligible for CT2college credit
- This 755-hour program is about 8 months long and meets M-F 6-10pm and every other Saturday 8am-5pm
- Tuition: $5,851 + $880 Books and Supplies (all costs subject to change)
- Financial Aid available for those who qualify. Visit our Financial Aid page for more information.
- For questions and additional information, contact Public Safety Coordinator Greg Chandler or call 330-669-7070.
- View the Law Enforcement Training Academy Student Handbook