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Basic Police Officer Training


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Program Overview
The Basic Police Officer Training program is a full-time certificate course. This program is designed to help students develop the technical competencies, attitudes, and values critical to successful employment in the law enforcement/criminal justice field. Once certification is received, you may qualify for officer positions in local/municipal police departments, county sheriff departments, state facilities, and hospitals. 
What You'll Learn 
  • Administration
  • Legal - Ohio Revised Code
  • Human Relations
  • Firearm Training
  • Defensive Driving
  • Subject Control Techniques
  • First Aid/CPR/AED
  • Patrol Techniques
  • Civil Disorders
  • Traffic
  • Investigation
  • Physical Conditioning
  • Homeland Security
  • Ohio Peace Officer - OPOTC
  • Standardized Field Sobriety - NHTSA
  • Speed Measuring Device - NHTSA
  • National Incident Management Systems
  • National Career Readiness - ACT

Admission's Requirements

  • Age 21 or Older
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid Ohio Driver's License
  • Background Check (BCI/FBI)
  • Physical Exam by Physician
  • Physical Fitness Assessment


Contact Us
Shannon Long
Program Commander
(614) 836-4541 ext. 1542
Kimberly Rudolph
Secretary to Student Services
(614) 836-4541 ext. 1537 
Eastland Career Center
4465 South Hamilton Road
Groveport, OH 43125  

704 Hours

Monday - Friday
(some weekends required)
Day: 8:00 am - 1:30 pm
Evening: 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Program Costs
Tuition and Fees: $5,925 
Student is responsible for the purchase of any required equipment/supplies.
Prices will vary by retailer.
Subject to change. 
Financial Aid
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Eastland Career Center

4465 S. Hamilton Road
Groveport, Ohio 43125
fax: (614) 836-4525

High School:
Nelson Karshner, Director
Jennifer Miller, Assistant Director
Brent Garee, Assistant Director
(614) 836-5725

Adult Workforce Development:
Angela Ward, Director
(614) 836-4541
Fairfield Career Center

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Carroll, OH 43112
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Derek Roeth, Assistant
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Adult Workforce Development:
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(740) 756-9243 or (800)
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4300 Amalgamated Place
Groveport, Ohio 43125
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