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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 740 hours to ensure our cadets are prepared for the OPOTA Certification Exam.


Upcoming Class Start Date:
September 2024


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

Contact Us!


Deadline to apply is August 2, 2024!


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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