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Police Academy

Program Quick Facts

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.

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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 Conditioning Assessment Dates:

Wednesday, February 9 at 4:00 pm 
Wednesday, February 16 at 4:00 pm 
Wednesday, February 23 at 4:00 pm 
Wednesday, March 2 at 4:00 pm 

To register for the physical conditioning assessment, contact Jim Hubbell at 513.612.3652 or hubbellj@greatoaks.com or Commander Al Gille at 513.612.3607 or gillea@greatoaks.com. 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.


Enrollment Requirements:

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

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