Ohio Peace Officer Basic Training Academy Professional BPA.S.CRT

One-year Technical Certificate - 34 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Criminal Justice Science

What is "Ohio Peace Officer Basic Training Academy Professional"?

This program provides the Ohio Peace Officer training required by the State of Ohio for new Ohio law enforcement officers. Additionally, this program is designed specifically for cadets who wish to pursue a career in law enforcement, and the training provided enhances one's ability to successfully receive a certificate of completion from the State of Ohio. This program is the foundation for graduates to further their educational pursuits and is limited to those persons who are officially enrolled in the Sinclair Community College basic training academy.

Program Outcomes

  • Assess the codes of ethics for law enforcement and demonstrate the characteristics of law enforcement professionalism.
  • Examine the past and present structure of the federal, state, and local jurisdictions and the criminal justice components and the influence on law enforcement and society.
  • Explore the development of law and explain the application of constitutional and case law by law enforcement in the criminal justice process.
  • Apply analytical and critical thinking skills to situations typical to criminal justice settings.
  • Demonstrate the entry-level skills of administering, leading and supervising for the three criminal justice components and explain how law enforcement in collaboration with courts and corrections provide criminal justice services.

Career Opportunities

There are openings in local and state law enforcement agencies as well as private investigation and personal protection agencies.

Prerequisites

  • Other Physical fitness assessment, fingerprint check, oral interview and level 4 or above for writing and reading.

Credentials

Graduates of this program shall receive certificates of completion from the Ohio Attorney General's office indicating they have completed basic training and are certified to become commissioned law enforcement officers for Ohio agencies.

Additional Information

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program: View the Gainful Employment Information

Curriculum

Course Title Credits
CJS 2280 Basic Peace Officer Training I 14
CJS 2281 Basic Peace Officer Training II 12
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
ENS 1119 Concepts of Fitness for Criminal Justice 2
PSY 1100 3
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Program Accreditation Information

Graduates of this program shall receive certificates of completion from the Ohio Attorney General's office indicating they have completed basic training and are certified to become commissioned law enforcement officers for Ohio agencies.


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