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Police Academy

Police Academy

Ohio Peace Officer Basic Training is the starting block for individuals seeking a career in the law enforcement field. The Sandusky Police Academy consists of 600 hours of required instruction as well as approximately 95 additional hours to ensure our cadets are prepared for the OPOTA Certification Exam.


Upcoming Class Start Dates:
September 12, 2022


695 Hours
• Administration
• Legal
• Human Relations
• Firearms
• Driving
• Subject Control Techniques
• First Aid/CPR/AED
• Patrol
• Civil Disorders
• Traffic
• Investigation
• Physical Conditioning
• Homeland Security

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Fees & Supplies:
Total Cost:
Students seeking financial aid assistance must complete the FAFSA and associated Financial Aid paperwork before the first day of class. Otherwise, payment arrangements including a minimum of 20% down must be in place. 


*Subject to change
Ohio Criminal Law and Motor Vehicle Handbook
ISBN 978-1-64130-160-2

Academy Commander

Ken Rankins, Commander
Phone: 419-357-7690


Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission
P.O. Box 309
London, OH 43140
Phone: 740.845.2700 800.346.2675
Fax: 740.845.2675

Council on Occupational Education
7840 Roswell Road
Building 300, Suite 325
Atlanta, GA 30350
Phone: 770.396.3898    
Phone: 800.917.2081
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