Basic Police Academy

Basic Police Academy

​​​​​Serve Your Community at COTC’s Basic ​Police Academy


The Basic Police Academy meets the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission requirements and allows successful graduates of the program to take the state certification exam.​

BPA graduate

Benefits of the Program: ​

  • Two optional schedule tracks to help you reach your goal of completion
  • Graduates of the Basic Police Academy will earn 23​.5 college credits which can be applied toward an Associate of Applied Science degree in Law Enforcement Technology.
Working in the area of law enforcement can be difficult and challenging; however, it presents a rewarding and diverse career selection. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics the median annual wage of police and detectives was $55,010. Central Ohio Technical College’s Basic Police Academy helps you take the next step for your future.