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Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy

School Resource Officer Basic Training

When: Jan. 27–31, 2020, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

OPOTA London
1650 State Route 56 SW
London, OH 43140

Cost: $575.00

Coordinator: Micah Stoll
Course information:
This 45-hour course meets the requirements set forth in House Bill 318. Topics include the Ohio school resource officer (SRO), educating children with special needs, tools to managing behaviors surrounding crisis and mental health in the classroom, drug awareness for the SRO, legal issues for the SRO, active threat preparation and single officer response to an active threat. 

School resource officers assigned after Nov. 2, 2018, must complete the SRO Basic Training Program within 12 months of assignment to a school. The week-long class is facilitated through a variety of teaching techniques, including student-centered learning and an online pre-course assignment.

Registration link: Click here to register