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Criminal Justice Training / Police Academy

The application process for the January (Spring) 2022 Day and Night Academies is now open and the applications are now available.

Please see the link on the left to access the application and follow all instructions.


We are now hosting weekly open Zoom Meetings for you to ask questions about the Academies at Sinclair

Click on one of the days to join in:
Tuesday Mornings 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Thursday Afternoons 12 Noon to 1:30 p.m.

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About Sinclair's Training Academy

The Training Academy, part of the Department of Criminal Justice at Sinclair Community College, offers both pre-service and in-service training to support the needs of area law enforcement and corrections agencies. Peace Officer Basic and Corrections training offered through the Criminal Justice Training Academy follows the curriculum and standards of the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission, and all commanders and instructors are certified by OPOTA. The Training Academy is located inside Building 19 at 214 South Wilkinson Street, near the corner of Fifth and Wilkinson Streets.

The programs of the Criminal Justice Training Academy are organized to train and retrain individuals for careers and professions in the Law Enforcement and Corrections Fields. Education should challenge the human spirit to improve the human condition. Therefore, we are committed to creative leadership in our educational programming and in fostering values that stimulate individuals to be innovative and progressive.

The Criminal Justice Training Academy recognizes that it is a valuable community resource. We will work to meet the needs of the community by identifying and assisting those who need its services, stimulating the development of new concepts, providing leadership for economic and cultural development, and serving as a resource center for community-based initiatives.

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Our Mission Statement: To provide innovative training that prepares outstanding individuals who pledge themselves to serve as our protectors and guardians of peace.

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