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CJS 1197 Corrections Full Service Jails/Basic Correction Officer Academy

Mandated Ohio Attorney General/Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy training for individuals to attain certification for performing corrections officer functions in full-service jail facilities. Not open to the general student population. Consists of minimum 158 mandated classroom hours of both academic/physical training.

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Criminal Justice Science
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE   Approval of Training Academy Coordinator 


  • Demonstrate the physical, mental and tactical abilities to perform psychomotor skills in Subject Control (Physical Control Techniques) and First Aid/CPR.
  • Select the appropriate answers for successful passage of the final state written exam consisting of all seven sub-units of the corrections academy curriculum.
  • Demonstrate the functions of a corrections officer including administration, legal aspects, jail security, human relations and medical issues as required by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3