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Program Campus Location
registration is now open for the fall police academy!
Gain Skills in all Aspects of Law Enforcement
Serve and protect. Are you the kind of person that wants to make sure your community is safe? Through the Great Oaks Police Academy, you’ll become eligible to earn the Ohio Peace Officer Certificate, which is the gateway to inclusion in a class of individuals who are sought by many police recruiters.
Made in the Trades
Gain over 700 hours of police training under the direction of a State Certified Police Academy Commander.
What you will learn: 700+ hours of police training under the direction of a state-certified police academy commander, administration, first aid, AED certification, human relations, civil disorders, patrol, physical conditioning, driving, emergency vehicle operation, subject control, firearms, traffic investigation, criminal investigations, impact weapons, bombs and explosives, Ohio Revised Criminal Code, Critical Incident Management.
Learn about one of the many career options in this field!
For job outlook and wages for Police Academy visit www.onetonline.org.
Prospective students must complete a physical conditioning assessment of sit‑ups, push-ups, and 1.5 mile run, then complete paperwork if they successfully meet the preliminary physical fitness standards. Click here for preliminary physical fitness standards.
Physical Fitness Assessment Dates:
May 31, 2023 4pm
June 10, 2023 10am
June 17, 2023 10am
June 28, 2023 4pm
July 8, 2023 10am
July 19, 2023 4pm
To register for the physical conditioning assessment, contact Jim Hubbell at 513.612.3652 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The assessment is held at Great Oaks Public Safety Services, 200 Scarlet Oaks Drive (at 3254 E. Kemper Road.)
Interested in enrolling in the next Academy? Act right away!
Click here for more information about the Police Academy.
Registration Closed for the August Academy
- 5 Steps of Enrollment
- Pass a physical conditioning assessment for sit‑ups, push-ups, and 1.5 mile run.
- Attend an information session
- Fill out an application
- Start the financial aid process
- Meet the required benchmarks for the WorkKeys® Test
- Have a physical done by a physician
- Pass a drug screen
- Complete a BCI/FBI background check
- Finish financial aid and sign all required papers
- Upload HS Diploma, transcript or HSE in the student portal
All students must be 21 years old by the completion of the program and have a high school diploma or HSE (High School Equivalency). HSE hotline: 513.612.5806
Great Oaks Career Campuses is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (council.org)