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OPOTA courses provided at the London main academy, the Tactical Training Center and regionally around the state are available for registration. New courses are added as developed so check back frequently for the latest in new offerings. You can also log on to OHLEG to view the course catalog and conveniently register online.

Be advised that the dorms and cafeteria are closed at the London campus.  Lodging at the Government rate is available at hotels in the London, Springfield and Hilliard areas.

Except for occasional use as a regional training site, the Richfield campus is permanently closed.

For assistance with course registration, please email OPOTARegistration@OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov or Barry.Newlin@OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov.

2021 Available Courses

Course Descriptions
Course Name Course Date Course Number Location Law Enforcement Tuition Private Security Tuition Enrollment Registration
Basic Training: Health Care Fraud In-Service/Requalification Mar 1, 2022 - Mar 2, 2022 88-036-22-01 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $0 $0 0 /20 Register
Requalification
Basic Training: Health Care Fraud In-Service/Requalification Apr 4, 2022 - Apr 8, 2022 88-036-22-02 OPOTA - London: Tactical Training Center $0 $0 0 /20 Register
Requalification
Basic Training: Health Care Fraud In-Service/Requalification Jun 13, 2022 - Jun 17, 2022 88-036-22-03 OPOTA - London: Tactical Training Center $0 $0 0 /20 Register
Requalification
Basic Training: Health Care Fraud In-Service/Requalification Aug 1, 2022 - Aug 5, 2022 88-036-22-04 OPOTA - London: Tactical Training Center $0 $0 0 /20 Register
Requalification
Basic Training: Health Care Fraud In-Service/Requalification Sep 26, 2022 - Oct 7, 2022 88-036-22-05 OPOTA - London: Tactical Training Center $0 $0 0 /20 Register
Requalification
Basic Training: Peace Officer Refresher Training (OPOTC) Oct 6, 2021 - Oct 7, 2021 01-486-21-03 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $230 $280 19 /60 Register
This training is required for persons appointed as peace officers on, or after, January 1, 1989 and have been assigned Peace Officer Refresher training by OPOTC. This two-day course meets the requirements described in Section 109:2-1-12 (D) of the Ohio Administrative Code and is OPOTC regulated. For more information on refresher requirements, contact OPOTC's Certification and Standards Division at (740) 845-2700 or askOPOTA@OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov
NOTE: In order to take this course, you must have a Letter of Determination from OPOTA and sworn in with an agency.
Computer Training: Cyber Crime First Responder Sep 14, 2021 - Sep 14, 2021 51-137-21-01 Richfield Campus $115 $140 29 /40 Register
This course will introduce participants to various types of cyber crimes requiring law enforcement response and basic steps to handle such complaints. Participants will learn what kinds of electronic devices and media may contain evidence and how forensic examiners recover the data. Also covered are what court processes are needed to obtain stored electronic evidence as well as basic methods to trace email. Participants will learn the steps for proper identification and seizure of electronic media so that fragile electronic data is not destroyed before it can be submitted to the forensic examiners. SPECIAL NEEDS/EQUIPMENT/COMMENTS: Bring a laptop because course materials will be provided on flash drives
Corrections : Jail Administrator Dec 6, 2021 - Dec 10, 2021 02-330-21-01 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $575 $700 8 /25 Register
This course fulfills the training requirements for jail administrators according to Ohio Administrative Code. The curriculum is focused on the perspective of the jail administrator in the areas of, managerial principles, labor relations, legal principles, and records/information management. Additional topics of instruction that will assist jail administrators with their daily functions include staff analysis, effective jail operations, jail crowding, PREA, employee recruitment/retention, developing a FTO program, jail emergencies, budgetary consideration, and medical issues. Course materials will be provided on a flash drive. Please bring a laptop with you to class.
Crime Scene: Bloodstain Evidence Aug 30, 2021 - Sep 3, 2021 03-130-21-01 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $600 $725 22 /22 Register
This 40 hour course provides students with hands-on, practical application of bloodstain pattern interpretation and bloodstain evidence collection. Additional topics include: blood flight characteristics, stain patterns and detection methods.
Crime Scene: Crime Scene Photography I Sep 27, 2021 - Oct 1, 2021 06-709-21-02 Richfield Campus $550 $675 22 /22 Register
This course is designed to provide law enforcement officers with with the fundamental skills necessary for producing quality crime scene photographs. Students will be taught how to problem-solve difficult photographic situations. Through the use of hands-on exercises, students learn the steps in the photographic process, basic camera operations, selecting correct exposure and shutter speeds, controlling depth of field, the proper way to take crime scene photographs and other topics. This course is a prerequisite for the Crime Scene Photography II course. This is an academically challenging course in which the student will have to pass a practical and written examination to successfully complete the course. Students will receive a copy of "Crime Scene Photography 3rd edition" as part of the tuition for the class. Students will need to bring a laptop or tablet capable of reading a USB thumb drive. Students should have appropriate clothing for multiple outdoor exercises. Students should bring the departmental equipment they use in the course of their job to include camera, flash and tripod. Limited amount of OPOTA equipment is available if needed.
Crime Scene: Crime Scene Photography I Feb 7, 2022 - Feb 11, 2022 06-709-22-01 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $650 $775 0 /27 Register
This course is designed to provide law enforcement officers with with the fundamental skills necessary for producing quality crime scene photographs. Students will be taught how to problem-solve difficult photographic situations. Through the use of hands-on exercises, students learn the steps in the photographic process, basic camera operations, selecting correct exposure and shutter speeds, controlling depth of field, the proper way to take crime scene photographs and other topics. This course is a prerequisite for the Crime Scene Photography II course. This is an academically challenging course in which the student will have to pass a practical and written examination to successfully complete the course. Students will receive a copy of "Crime Scene Photography 3rd edition" as part of the tuition for the class. Students will need to bring a laptop or tablet capable of reading a USB thumb drive. Students should have appropriate clothing for multiple outdoor exercises. Students should bring the departmental equipment they use in the course of their job to include camera, flash and tripod. Limited amount of OPOTA equipment is available if needed.
Crime Scene: Crime Scene Photography II Oct 4, 2021 - Oct 8, 2021 06-710-21-02 Richfield Campus $550 $675 8 /20 Register
This five day course has been updated and rewritten using the study material set forth by the "International Association for Identification - Certified Crime Scene Investigator" certification. This five-day course is for law enforcement personnel responsible for photographing crime scenes and evidence in non-laboratory settings with digital cameras. The course emphasizes problem-solving using the equipment available to the officer. Students build on the skills taught in Basic Photography or Crime Scene Photography I to photographically document a crime scene, fingerprints and other small evidence; and enhance evidence photographs through lighting choices, lens choices, and through the use of alternate light sources. Other topics include ethics, legal aspects and court presentations. This is an academically challenging course in which the student will have to pass a practical and written examination to successfully complete the course.There is one evening exercise; on Wednesday during the week, class will be held from 1p to 10p. Students should have appropriate clothing for multiple outdoor exercises. Students should bring the departmental equipment they use in the course of their job to include camera, flash, tripod and a macro lens. **OPOTA camera systems can be supplied if needed.
NOTE: If the student has taken CSPI prior to 2016, the student will receive a copy of "Crime Scene Photography 2nd Edition" by Edward Robinson as part of the tuition for the class. If the student received a copy of the textbook in CSPI in 2016, they should bring it to class. This textbook is required reading for the "International Association for Identification-Certified Crime Scene Investigator".
Crime Scene: Crime Scene Photography II Oct 25, 2021 - Oct 29, 2021 56-710-21-01 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $550 $675 10 /20 Register
The course emphasizes problem-solving using the equipment available to the officer. Students build on the skills taught in Crime Scene Photography I to photographically document a crime scene, fingerprints and other small evidence. Students will be taught the importance of using macro lenses when photographing smaller pieces of evidence. Students are taught how to enhance evidence photographs through lighting choices, lens choices, and through the use of alternate light sources. This course focuses on challenging photographs that are often presented at crime scenes. This is an academically challenging course in which the student will have to pass a practical and written examination to successfully complete the course. PREREQUISITE(S): Crime Scene Photography I
Crime Scene: Evidence Room Management Aug 2, 2021 - Aug 2, 2021 53-017-21-01 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $115 $140 43 /60 Register
Evidence Room Management is designed for personnel who are assigned to supervise, manage, &/or work in their agencies evidence room. This course will focus on policies and procedures, packaging, storage, common problems in evidence rooms, purging and disposition, and internal controls. Best practices for the management of evidence rooms based on professional standards suggested by the International Association of Property and Evidence will be covered. Students should bring a copy of their evidence room policy to the class. SPECIAL NEEDS/EQUIPMENT/COMMENTS: Bring a laptop because all course materials will be provided on a flash drive
Crime Scene: Evidence Technician Aug 9, 2021 - Aug 20, 2021 06-228-21-02 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $1600 $1850 26 /27 Register
This course is designed to teach the student basic and advanced principles of crime scene processing and evidence collection. Introductions to specialty evidence areas such as bloodstain documentation, shooting scene documentation, and pathology/entomology are also included. Students will be working in hands on situations every day, so it is recommended that students have clothing available that are suitable for wear in situations that include casting materials, fingerprint powders and chemicals, etc. Students should have clothing suitable for all outside weather conditions. This is an academically challenging course in which students will have to pass a practical and written examination to successfully complete the course along with completing daily reading assignments. Students will receive a fingerprint processing kit, a portable rechargeable Alternate Light Source, a crime scene sketching template, and a copy of "Practical Crime Scene Processing and Investigation" 3rd Edition by Ross Gardner as part of their tuition. Students MUST have previously taken an 8 hour Photography course detailing the use of a DSLR camera. Students will need to bring a laptop computer or device capable of reading a usb flash drive. Course material will be distributed via flash drive. Students need to bring department camera equipment, to include a DSLR camera, tripod and flash. A limited amount of OPOTA equipment is available for student use if needed.
Crime Scene: Evidence Technician Dec 6, 2021 - Dec 17, 2021 06-228-21-03 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $1600 $1850 27 /27 Register
This course is designed to teach the student basic and advanced principles of crime scene processing and evidence collection. Introductions to specialty evidence areas such as bloodstain documentation, shooting scene documentation, and pathology/entomology are also included. Students will be working in hands on situations every day, so it is recommended that students have clothing available that are suitable for wear in situations that include casting materials, fingerprint powders and chemicals, etc. Students should have clothing suitable for all outside weather conditions. This is an academically challenging course in which students will have to pass a practical and written examination to successfully complete the course along with completing daily reading assignments. Students will receive a fingerprint processing kit, a portable rechargeable Alternate Light Source, a crime scene sketching template, and a copy of "Practical Crime Scene Processing and Investigation" 3rd Edition by Ross Gardner as part of their tuition. Students MUST have previously taken an 8 hour Photography course detailing the use of a DSLR camera. Students will need to bring a laptop computer or device capable of reading a usb flash drive. Course material will be distributed via flash drive. Students need to bring department camera equipment, to include a DSLR camera, tripod and flash. A limited amount of OPOTA equipment is available for student use if needed.
Crime Scene: Evidence Technician Apr 4, 2022 - Apr 15, 2022 06-228-22-01 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $1800 $2050 13 /27 Register
This course is designed to teach the student basic and advanced principles of crime scene processing and evidence collection. Introductions to specialty evidence areas such as bloodstain documentation, shooting scene documentation, and pathology/entomology are also included. Students will be working in hands on situations every day, so it is recommended that students have clothing available that are suitable for wear in situations that include casting materials, fingerprint powders and chemicals, etc. Students should have clothing suitable for all outside weather conditions. This is an academically challenging course in which students will have to pass a practical and written examination to successfully complete the course along with completing daily reading assignments. Students will receive a fingerprint processing kit, a portable rechargeable Alternate Light Source, a crime scene sketching template, and a copy of "Practical Crime Scene Processing and Investigation" 3rd Edition by Ross Gardner as part of their tuition. Students MUST have previously taken an 8 hour Photography course detailing the use of a DSLR camera. Students will need to bring a laptop computer or device capable of reading a usb flash drive. Course material will be distributed via flash drive. Students need to bring department camera equipment, to include a DSLR camera, tripod and flash. A limited amount of OPOTA equipment is available for student use if needed.
Crime Scene: Evidence Technician Aug 8, 2022 - Aug 19, 2022 06-228-22-02 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $1800 $2050 0 /27 Register
This course is designed to teach the student basic and advanced principles of crime scene processing and evidence collection. Introductions to specialty evidence areas such as bloodstain documentation, shooting scene documentation, and pathology/entomology are also included. Students will be working in hands on situations every day, so it is recommended that students have clothing available that are suitable for wear in situations that include casting materials, fingerprint powders and chemicals, etc. Students should have clothing suitable for all outside weather conditions. This is an academically challenging course in which students will have to pass a practical and written examination to successfully complete the course along with completing daily reading assignments. Students will receive a fingerprint processing kit, a portable rechargeable Alternate Light Source, a crime scene sketching template, and a copy of "Practical Crime Scene Processing and Investigation" 3rd Edition by Ross Gardner as part of their tuition. Students MUST have previously taken an 8 hour Photography course detailing the use of a DSLR camera. Students will need to bring a laptop computer or device capable of reading a usb flash drive. Course material will be distributed via flash drive. Students need to bring department camera equipment, to include a DSLR camera, tripod and flash. A limited amount of OPOTA equipment is available for student use if needed.
Crime Scene: Forensic Aspects Of Death Aug 2, 2021 - Aug 6, 2021 06-175-21-01 OPOTA - London: Tactical Training Center $850 $975 15 /15 Register
This 40 hour course familiarizes officers with the procedures used to manage death scenes. Students will learn how to identify buried bodies as well as identification and excavation of skeletal remains. Experts in the field of entomology, anthropology and archaeology will present the latest information in their respective fields. Exercises include collection of insect specimens and excavation of mock grave sites along with collection of other related evidence. Four of the instructors are from Ohio State and Purdue Universities with Ph.d.'s in Entomology and Anthropology. They are all nationally recognized forensic experts. SPECIAL NEEDS/EQUIPMENT/COMMENTS: This course has several practical exercises and a written exam. Students will be working outside and should be prepared for all types of weather conditions. Students should bring a laptop or electronic device capable of reading a USB flash drive . Course material will be provided on a USB flash drive.
Crime Scene: Latent Print Development Mar 7, 2022 - Mar 8, 2022 03-138-22-01 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $300 $350 0 /27 Register
This two-day hands-on course provides the latest instruction in various methods of latent print development. Topics covered include a review of basic fingerprint classification, powder and chemical selection for porous and nonporous surfaces, powder and chemical development of latent prints and use of cyanoacrylate (superglue) fuming and lifting techniques. SPECIAL NEEDS/EQUIPMENT/COMMENTS: Students will need to bring a laptop computer or device capable of reading a usb flash drive. Course material will be distributed via flash drive. This course is not for students who have or are planning to enroll in the Evidence Technician courses. These techniques are covered in those courses. Students should dress appropriately for handling fingerprint powders and chemicals.
Crime Scene: Photography for Investigators Nov 18, 2021 - Nov 18, 2021 06-214-21-05 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $120 $145 30 /30 Register
This course has been updated to give the investigator the basic skill set to use a DSLR camera and take the necessary photographs at a crime scene. The course will focus on camera familiarization and improving the quality of crime scene photographs for investigators with minimal or no prior photography knowledge. This one-day class meets the photography course requirements for the Master Criminal Investigator Certificate program. This course can also satisfy the prerequisite photography class needed for the 80 hour Evidence Technician course at OPOTA. SPECIAL NEEDS/EQUIPMENT/COMMENTS: Students should bring their departmental DSLR camera equipment they use in the course of their job to include camera, flash, and tripod. Students should bring a laptop or device capable of reading a thumb drive. ***OPOTA camera systems can be supplied if needed.
Crime Scene: Photography for Investigators Jan 10, 2022 - Jan 10, 2022 06-214-22-01 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $120 $145 0 /30 Register
This course has been updated to give the investigator the basic skill set to use a DSLR camera and take the necessary photographs at a crime scene. The course will focus on camera familiarization and improving the quality of crime scene photographs for investigators with minimal or no prior photography knowledge. This one-day class meets the photography course requirements for the Master Criminal Investigator Certificate program. This course can also satisfy the prerequisite photography class needed for the 80 hour Evidence Technician course at OPOTA. SPECIAL NEEDS/EQUIPMENT/COMMENTS: Students should bring their departmental DSLR camera equipment they use in the course of their job to include camera, flash, and tripod. Students should bring a laptop or device capable of reading a thumb drive. ***OPOTA camera systems can be supplied if needed.
Crime Scene: Photography for Investigators Mar 21, 2022 - Mar 21, 2022 06-214-22-02 Richfield Campus $200 $225 2 /50 Register
This course has been updated to give the investigator the basic skill set to use a DSLR camera and take the necessary photographs at a crime scene. The course will focus on camera familiarization and improving the quality of crime scene photographs for investigators with minimal or no prior photography knowledge. This one-day class meets the photography course requirements for the Master Criminal Investigator Certificate program. This course can also satisfy the prerequisite photography class needed for the 80 hour Evidence Technician course at OPOTA. SPECIAL NEEDS/EQUIPMENT/COMMENTS: Students should bring their departmental DSLR camera equipment they use in the course of their job to include camera, flash, and tripod. Students should bring a laptop or device capable of reading a thumb drive. ***OPOTA camera systems can be supplied if needed.
Driving: Advanced Dynamic Vehicle Operations Aug 10, 2021 - Aug 12, 2021 05-569-21-03 OPOTA - London: Tactical Training Center $450 $525 8 /16 Register
This three day, advanced course provides students with the knowledge, skills and behaviors unique to the emergency response and pursuit situation. Students will be trained and tested on numerous steering and braking applications, collision avoidance, skid recovery, line-of-travel driving, cornering/ apexing methods, appropriate communications behaviors, and emergency/ pursuit driving across multiple events encompassing the entire driving facility. Students will participate in actual pursuit driving and emergency response scenarios at speed. Additionally, students are trained in liability/ legal aspects of law enforcement driving along with human/ physiological factors involved in responding to emergencies. Students will use OPOTA vehicles that are equipped with added safety features to perform dynamic and advanced practical exercises. These vehicles will include police utility vehicles (SUV) if the students drive them on duty. Students may be asked to assist with movement and placement of cones and events. Note: This course is not recommended for remedial or corrective driving students.
Driving: Basic Academy Driving Instructor Aug 24, 2021 - Aug 26, 2021 05-418-21-02 OPOTA - London: Tactical Training Center $500 $575 14 /16 Register
This course is designed to provide the student with the skills necessary to teach the Driving Unit in the peace officer basic training curriculum. The class also provides the foundation for in-service driver training. Liability issues and other relevant topics will be discussed in a classroom setting. There is extensive practical applications of driving techniques to enable the student to demonstrate competency in drviving skills and to instruct others in these techniques. Students will be required to make an in-class/in-car presentation.It is RECOMMENDED that each student has successfully completed a Police Driving Course within the previous three (3) years. Previous completion of an Instructor Skills course is not required for attendance, but will prove very helpful.
Driving: Dynamic Vehicle Operations Aug 19, 2021 - Aug 19, 2021 05-562-21-07 OPOTA - London: Tactical Training Center $150 $175 16 /16 Register
This one day, driving intensive course will focus on advanced vehicle operations, skid avoidance and recovery, emergency response, vehicle dynamics, and decision making. Students will use OPOTA vehicles to perform dynamic and advanced practical exercises. The vehicles used will also include police utility vehicles (SUV) if the students drive them on duty. Students should bring appropriate clothing in the event of poor weather as most of the training day will be outside of the classroom.
Driving: Dynamic Vehicle Operations Sep 30, 2021 - Sep 30, 2021 05-562-21-08 OPOTA - London: Tactical Training Center $150 $175 12 /16 Register
This one day, driving intensive course will focus on advanced vehicle operations, skid avoidance and recovery, emergency response, vehicle dynamics, and decision making. Students will use OPOTA vehicles to perform dynamic and advanced practical exercises. The vehicles used will also include police utility vehicles (SUV) if the students drive them on duty. Students should bring appropriate clothing in the event of poor weather as most of the training day will be outside of the classroom.
Driving: Pursuit Termination Techniques Aug 30, 2021 - Sep 1, 2021 05-359-21-05 OPOTA - London: Tactical Training Center $475 $550 15 /15 Register
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary for the successful termination of a vehicle pursuit. Students will receive classroom and hands-on practical training in the use of Precision Immobilization Techniques (PIT), tire deflation devices, pursuit intervention techniques, channeling and moving/ stationary roadblocks. Legal and liability issues will also be addressed. Specially equipped OPOTA training vehicles will be used. NOTE: This course will also include a night portion. The course now also includes police utilities (SUV) for those officers driving them on duty.
Driving: Pursuit Termination Techniques Sep 20, 2021 - Sep 22, 2021 05-359-21-06 OPOTA - London: Tactical Training Center $475 $550 15 /15 Register
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary for the successful termination of a vehicle pursuit. Students will receive classroom and hands-on practical training in the use of Precision Immobilization Techniques (PIT), tire deflation devices, pursuit intervention techniques, channeling and moving/ stationary roadblocks. Legal and liability issues will also be addressed. Specially equipped OPOTA training vehicles will be used. NOTE: This course will also include a night portion. The course now also includes police utilities (SUV) for those officers driving them on duty.
Driving: Pursuit Termination Techniques Oct 4, 2021 - Oct 6, 2021 05-359-21-07 OPOTA - London: Tactical Training Center $475 $550 14 /15 Register
This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary for the successful termination of a vehicle pursuit. Students will receive classroom and hands-on practical training in the use of Precision Immobilization Techniques (PIT), tire deflation devices, pursuit intervention techniques, channeling and moving/ stationary roadblocks. Legal and liability issues will also be addressed. Specially equipped OPOTA training vehicles will be used. NOTE: This course will also include a night portion. The course now also includes police utilities (SUV) for those officers driving them on duty.
Driving: Pursuit Termination Techniques - Instructor Oct 18, 2021 - Oct 20, 2021 05-360-21-01 OPOTA - London: Tactical Training Center $500 $575 3 /15 Register
This course is dedicated to providing students with knowledge and skills necessary for teaching others the successful termination of a vehicle pursuit. Students will receive classroom and practical hands-on training in the use of the Precision Immobilization Technique (PIT), tire deflation devices, vehicle intercept (Swoop), channeling, and moving/stationary roadblocks from the perspective of a trainer. Legal and liability issues will be addressed. Students will be required to complete practical exercise teachbacks on the track. NOTE: This course includes a night portion on day 2. The course hours will be adjusted so that day 2 is still an 8 hour training day. PREREQUISITE(S): Attendees must have completed a Pursuit Termination Techniques course OR be a certified Emergency Vehicle Operations Instructor prior to enrollment.
Firearms and Explosives: Court Officer Firearms Basic Training Aug 31, 2021 - Sep 9, 2021 04-489-21-02 OPOTA - London: Tactical Training Center $850 $1000 20 /20 Register
This 6 day, 40 hour course is designed to provide basic semi-automatic pistol training for bailiffs, court security officers, court constables, probation officers, and other applicable court personnel. The training will include weapon manipulation, weapon retention, fundamentals of marksmanship, reloads, malfunctions, multiple targets, use of cover/concealment, and alternative shooting positions. Students will also participate in decision-making training that will include threat identification and force on force scenarios. Note: This course is broken up into 6 days over multiple weeks. There will be 3 consecutive days of training followed by several days off. Then the final 3 consecutive days of training. Any questions regarding the schedule can be sent to aaron.coey@ohioattorneygeneral.gov . Note: Ammunition will be provided. Required Equipment: semi-automatic pistol, duty holster, 3 magazines, magazine holder, eye protection, hearing protection, ball cap, handheld flashlight/holder, and body armor. Students must wear appropriate clothing for possible weather changes. Students must also bring a coat, jacket, sweatshirt, or other long sleeve shirt for use during scenarios.
Firearms and Explosives: Court Officer Firearms Basic Training May 3, 2022 - May 12, 2022 04-489-22-01 OPOTA - London: Tactical Training Center $1000 $1150 0 /20 Register
This 6 day, 40 hour course is designed to provide basic semi-automatic pistol training for bailiffs, court security officers, court constables, probation officers, and other applicable court personnel. The training will include weapon manipulation, weapon retention, fundamentals of marksmanship, reloads, malfunctions, multiple targets, use of cover/concealment, and alternative shooting positions. Students will also participate in decision-making training that will include threat identification and force on force scenarios. Note: This course is broken up into 6 days over multiple weeks. There will be 3 consecutive days of training followed by several days off. Then the final 3 consecutive days of training. Any questions regarding the schedule can be sent to aaron.coey@ohioattorneygeneral.gov . Note: Ammunition will be provided. Required Equipment: semi-automatic pistol, duty holster, 3 magazines, magazine holder, eye protection, hearing protection, ball cap, handheld flashlight/holder, and body armor. Students must wear appropriate clothing for possible weather changes. Students must also bring a coat, jacket, sweatshirt, or other long sleeve shirt for use during scenarios.
Firearms and Explosives: Court Officer Firearms Basic Training Sep 6, 2022 - Sep 15, 2022 04-489-22-02 OPOTA - London: Tactical Training Center $1000 $1150 0 /20 Register
This 6 day, 40 hour course is designed to provide basic semi-automatic pistol training for bailiffs, court security officers, court constables, probation officers, and other applicable court personnel. The training will include weapon manipulation, weapon retention, fundamentals of marksmanship, reloads, malfunctions, multiple targets, use of cover/concealment, and alternative shooting positions. Students will also participate in decision-making training that will include threat identification and force on force scenarios. Note: This course is broken up into 6 days over multiple weeks. There will be 3 consecutive days of training followed by several days off. Then the final 3 consecutive days of training. Any questions regarding the schedule can be sent to aaron.coey@ohioattorneygeneral.gov . Note: Ammunition will be provided. Required Equipment: semi-automatic pistol, duty holster, 3 magazines, magazine holder, eye protection, hearing protection, ball cap, handheld flashlight/holder, and body armor. Students must wear appropriate clothing for possible weather changes. Students must also bring a coat, jacket, sweatshirt, or other long sleeve shirt for use during scenarios.
Firearms and Explosives: Police Rifle Carbine Instructor Aug 2, 2021 - Aug 4, 2021 54-129-21-02 Maumee Police Department $450 $525 12 /16 Register
The Police Rifle/Carbine Instructor Course is physically demanding and directed at officers seeking instructional certification for the police rifle/carbine. This is NOT a beginner's course, so students must be proficient with their firearm and related equipment. Instruction focuses on: firearms safety, administrative procedure, operational procedure, fundamentals of marksmanship, instructional concepts, and correcting shooter error. Additional topics include rifle/carbine maintenance and sight calibration/zero. Be prepared for long days on the range including an adjusted schedule on one of the days to accommodate live fire during low-level light conditions. Participants must pass the OPOTC Patrol Rifle/Carbine Qualification course of fire on the morning of the first day to remain in the class. Each student must provide the following: eye and ear protection, a ballistic vest, a brimmed ball-cap, closed toe shoes, and long pants. Participants may want to also include tactical gloves and knee-pads, but they are not required. Students are required to bring the following equipment: an AR15, M16, or variant, duty pistol, full metal jacket (FMJ) training ammo: 900 rounds for carbine and 200 rounds for duty pistol, a minimum of three magazines for the carbine and three magazines for the pistol, duty belt, holster, magazine pouches, handheld flashlight, and rifle sling. Other range related equipment includes participant's individual medical needs (e.g., rescue inhalers, EpiPens), hydration, and sunscreen. Note: You must successfully complete a semi-auto pistol instructor course before attending this course. This includes previous 2 week, multi-platform courses (i.e., Firearms Instructor & Firearms Instructor: The Big Three). Successful completion of the course satisfies part of the OPOTC weapon specific requirements for the Police Rifle/Carbine Requalification Instructor Certification. PREREQUISITE(S): PREREQUISITE(S): SEMI-AUTO PISTOL INSTRUCTOR OR 2 WEEK FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR OR FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR: THE BIG THREE. Operator level training with the patrol rifle Effective July 1, 2021, all students will be required to score a 100% (20 out of 20) on the state police rife carbine qualification to successfully complete the course.
Firearms and Explosives: Police Rifle Carbine Instructor Aug 16, 2021 - Aug 18, 2021 54-129-21-04 Maumee Police Dept Training Center (OFF SITE LOCATION) 700 Mingo Drive Maumee OH 43537 $500 $575 8 /16 Register
The Police Rifle/Carbine Instructor Course is physically demanding and directed at officers seeking instructional certification for the police rifle/carbine. This is NOT a beginner's course, so students must be proficient with their firearm and related equipment. Instruction focuses on: firearms safety, administrative procedure, operational procedure, fundamentals of marksmanship, instructional concepts, and correcting shooter error. Additional topics include rifle/carbine maintenance and sight calibration/zero. Be prepared for long days on the range including an adjusted schedule on one of the days to accommodate live fire during low-level light conditions. Participants must pass the OPOTC Patrol Rifle/Carbine Qualification course of fire on the morning of the first day to remain in the class. Each student must provide the following: eye and ear protection, a ballistic vest, a brimmed ball-cap, closed toe shoes, and long pants. Participants may want to also include tactical gloves and knee-pads, but they are not required. Students are required to bring the following equipment: an AR15, M16, or variant, duty pistol, full metal jacket (FMJ) training ammo: 900 rounds for carbine and 200 rounds for duty pistol, a minimum of three magazines for the carbine and three magazines for the pistol, duty belt, holster, magazine pouches, handheld flashlight, and rifle sling. Other range related equipment includes participant's individual medical needs (e.g., rescue inhalers, EpiPens), hydration, and sunscreen. Note: You must successfully complete a semi-auto pistol instructor course before attending this course. This includes previous 2 week, multi-platform courses (i.e., Firearms Instructor & Firearms Instructor: The Big Three). Successful completion of the course satisfies part of the OPOTC weapon specific requirements for the Police Rifle/Carbine Requalification Instructor Certification. PREREQUISITE(S): PREREQUISITE(S): SEMI-AUTO PISTOL INSTRUCTOR OR 2 WEEK FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR OR FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR: THE BIG THREE. Operator level training with the patrol rifle Effective July 1, 2021, all students will be required to score a 100% (20 out of 20) on the state police rife carbine qualification to successfully complete the course.
Firearms and Explosives: Police Rifle Carbine Instructor Oct 25, 2021 - Oct 27, 2021 54-129-21-03 Portage Cty Training Center 9640 Coit Rd Mantua OH 44255 $500 $575 16 /16 Register
The Police Rifle/Carbine Instructor Course is physically demanding and directed at officers seeking instructional certification for the police rifle/carbine. This is NOT a beginner's course, so students must be proficient with their firearm and related equipment. Instruction focuses on: firearms safety, administrative procedure, operational procedure, fundamentals of marksmanship, instructional concepts, and correcting shooter error. Additional topics include rifle/carbine maintenance and sight calibration/zero. Be prepared for long days on the range including an adjusted schedule on one of the days to accommodate live fire during low-level light conditions. Participants must pass the OPOTC Patrol Rifle/Carbine Qualification course of fire on the morning of the first day to remain in the class. Each student must provide the following: eye and ear protection, a ballistic vest, a brimmed ball-cap, closed toe shoes, and long pants. Participants may want to also include tactical gloves and knee-pads, but they are not required. Students are required to bring the following equipment: an AR15, M16, or variant, duty pistol, full metal jacket (FMJ) training ammo: 900 rounds for carbine and 200 rounds for duty pistol, a minimum of three magazines for the carbine and three magazines for the pistol, duty belt, holster, magazine pouches, handheld flashlight, and rifle sling. Other range related equipment includes participant's individual medical needs (e.g., rescue inhalers, EpiPens), hydration, and sunscreen. Note: You must successfully complete a semi-auto pistol instructor course before attending this course. This includes previous 2 week, multi-platform courses (i.e., Firearms Instructor & Firearms Instructor: The Big Three). Successful completion of the course satisfies part of the OPOTC weapon specific requirements for the Police Rifle/Carbine Requalification Instructor Certification. PREREQUISITE(S): PREREQUISITE(S): SEMI-AUTO PISTOL INSTRUCTOR OR 2 WEEK FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR OR FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR: THE BIG THREE. Operator level training with the patrol rifle Effective July 1, 2021, all students will be required to score a 100% (20 out of 20) on the state police rife carbine qualification to successfully complete the course.
Firearms and Explosives: Police Rifle-Carbine Instructor Aug 10, 2021 - Aug 12, 2021 04-129-21-03 OPOTA - London: Tactical Training Center $450 $525 17 /0 Register
The Police Rifle/Carbine Instructor Course is physically demanding and directed at officers seeking instructional certification for the police rifle/carbine. This is NOT a beginner's course, so students must be proficient with their firearm and related equipment. Instruction focuses on: firearms safety, administrative procedure, operational procedure, fundamentals of marksmanship, instructional concepts, and correcting shooter error. Additional topics include rifle/carbine maintenance and sight calibration/zero. Be prepared for long days on the range including an adjusted schedule on one of the days to accommodate live fire during low-level light conditions. Participants must pass the OPOTC Patrol Rifle/Carbine Qualification course of fire on the morning of the first day to remain in the class. Each student must provide the following: eye and ear protection, a ballistic vest, a brimmed ball-cap, closed toe shoes, and long pants. Participants may want to also include tactical gloves and knee-pads, but they are not required. Students are required to bring the following equipment: an AR15, M16, or variant, duty pistol, full metal jacket (FMJ) training ammo: 900 rounds for carbine and 200 rounds for duty pistol, a minimum of three magazines for the carbine and three magazines for the pistol, duty belt, holster, magazine pouches, handheld flashlight, and rifle sling. Other range related equipment includes participant's individual medical needs (e.g., rescue inhalers, EpiPens), hydration, and sunscreen. Note: You must successfully complete a semi-auto pistol instructor course before attending this course. This includes previous 2 week, multi-platform courses (i.e., Firearms Instructor & Firearms Instructor: The Big Three). Successful completion of the course satisfies part of the OPOTC weapon specific requirements for the Police Rifle/Carbine Requalification Instructor Certification. PREREQUISITE(S): SEMI-AUTO PISTOL INSTRUCTOR OR 2 WEEK FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR OR FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR: THE BIG THREE. , & operator level training with the patrol rifle Effective July 1, 2021, all students will be required to score a 100% (20 out of 20) on the state police rife carbine qualification to successfully complete the course.
Firearms and Explosives: Police Rifle-Carbine Instructor Sep 27, 2021 - Sep 29, 2021 04-129-21-04 Orient Corrections Training Academy, 11781 SR 762 Orient Ohio 43146 $500 $575 16 /20 Register
The Police Rifle/Carbine Instructor Course is physically demanding and directed at officers seeking instructional certification for the police rifle/carbine. This is NOT a beginner's course, so students must be proficient with their firearm and related equipment. Instruction focuses on: firearms safety, administrative procedure, operational procedure, fundamentals of marksmanship, instructional concepts, and correcting shooter error. Additional topics include rifle/carbine maintenance and sight calibration/zero. Be prepared for long days on the range including an adjusted schedule on one of the days to accommodate live fire during low-level light conditions. Participants must pass the OPOTC Patrol Rifle/Carbine Qualification course of fire on the morning of the first day to remain in the class. Each student must provide the following: eye and ear protection, a ballistic vest, a brimmed ball-cap, closed toe shoes, and long pants. Participants may want to also include tactical gloves and knee-pads, but they are not required. Students are required to bring the following equipment: an AR15, M16, or variant, duty pistol, full metal jacket (FMJ) training ammo: 900 rounds for carbine and 200 rounds for duty pistol, a minimum of three magazines for the carbine and three magazines for the pistol, duty belt, holster, magazine pouches, handheld flashlight, and rifle sling. Other range related equipment includes participant's individual medical needs (e.g., rescue inhalers, EpiPens), hydration, and sunscreen. Note: You must successfully complete a semi-auto pistol instructor course before attending this course. This includes previous 2 week, multi-platform courses (i.e., Firearms Instructor & Firearms Instructor: The Big Three). Successful completion of the course satisfies part of the OPOTC weapon specific requirements for the Police Rifle/Carbine Requalification Instructor Certification. PREREQUISITE(S): SEMI-AUTO PISTOL INSTRUCTOR OR 2 WEEK FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR OR FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR: THE BIG THREE. , & operator level training with the patrol rifle Effective July 1, 2021, all students will be required to score a 100% (20 out of 20) on the state police rife carbine qualification to successfully complete the course.
Firearms and Explosives: Precision Rifle Instructor Sep 13, 2021 - Sep 17, 2021 06-492-21-01 Xenia Police Dept Range, 847 Ford Road Xenia OH 45305 $675 $800 9 /16 Register
This course is for the precision rifle operator tasked with training and qualifying other precision rifle operators. Students will be able to teach the fundamentals of this weapon and conduct qualification certification as required by the OPOTC. Topics to be covered include: marksmanship fundamentals; equipment care and maintenance; realistic shooting positions (conventional and unconventional); optic sight adjustments; deployment considerations; firing techniques; and planning and documenting training. Students will be required to pass the state qualification to enter the class, perform student presentations, and pass a written exam. PREREQUISITE(S): Precision Rifle Operator Required equipment: Department issued or authorized precision rifle, sling, magazine or ammo carrier, department issued or authorized sidearm, holster, three pistol mags., mag. carrier, flashlight, body armor, range appropriate clothing, brimmed hat, eye and ear protection. 500 Rounds of match grade ammunition and 150 rounds of pistol ammunition
Firearms and Explosives: Select Fire Weapon Instructor Oct 13, 2021 - Oct 14, 2021 06-050-21-01 Orient Corrections Training Academy, 11781 SR 762 Orient Ohio 43146 $650 $700 16 /16 Register
This course is for officers seeking instructional skills with select fire weapons systems. This class covers firearms safety, administrative procedure, operational procedures and tactical shooting skills. Students will learn to instruct principles that will increase students' speed, accuracy and confidence with a select fire weapon. Additional topics include; rifle/carbine maintenance, accessories, sight calibration/zero, ready and firing positions, automatic firing techniques, shooting on the move, engagements from cover, and weapon transitions. PREREQUISITE(S): Semi-Auto Pistol Instructor and Rifle/Carbine Instructor Students will be required to provide a semi auto pistol, duty belt, holster, magazine carrier, 3 magazines and 200 rounds of pistol ammunition. An AR15/M16 variant type, or other select fire weapon, sling, 3 magazine and magazine carrier and 800 rounds of rifle ammunition. Soft body armor and proper range attire. Eye and hearing protection and brimmed hat.
Firearms and Explosives: Semi-Auto Pistol Instructor Nov 1, 2021 - Nov 5, 2021 54-022-21-05 Maumee Public Safety Training Center $875 $1000 16 /16 Register
This course prepares students to function as semi-automatic pistol instructors. Student will cover the unique aspect of the semi-automatic pistol and semi-automatic pistol shooting techniques. This is not a beginner's course. Topics include: range management, lead and hearing issues, range safety and analysis, and correction of shooter problems. This course meets part of the OPOTC requirements for approval as an in-service Re-qualification and/or Peace Officer Basic Training Firearms Instructor. Note: This course meets part of the OPOTC requirements for approval as an in-service Re-qualification and/or Peace Officer Basic Training Firearms Instructor for the semi-auto pistol. Students are required to have a good working knowledge of the semi-auto pistol upon entering this course. Note: This course is a prerequisite for all firearms instructor courses. 1,200 rounds of ammunition, a minimum of three magazines, eye/ear protection and appropriate range attire are required. PREREQUISITES: Students should be proficient with their firearm and related equipment. A passing score must be fired on the Pistol Qualification Course on Day 1 to remain in the course. The Pistol Operator Course is strongly recommended prior to taking this course. Laptop computer capable of reading a USB drive with pdf and/or Doc files, markers In order to maintain range safety and uniformity of instruction, the firearm used during the Semi-Auto Pistol Instructor class is limited to the common caliber of firearms that law enforcement carries for regular duty as a sidearm/handgun in a holster, such as 9mm, .40 caliber and .45 caliber. No AR style pistols or a conversion of the AR style pistol are permitted, regardless of caliber. Effective July 1, 2021, by the end of the course, all students will be required to score a 100% (25 out of 25) on the state pistol qualification to successfully complete the course. You will be given several attempts throughout the class to meet these standards.
Firearms and Explosives: Semi-Auto Pistol Instructor Nov 29, 2021 - Dec 3, 2021 54-022-21-06 Cuyahoga Falls Indoor Range 3497 Wyoga Lake Road Stow OH 44224 $1100 $1225 16 /16 Register
This course prepares students to function as semi-automatic pistol instructors. Student will cover the unique aspect of the semi-automatic pistol and semi-automatic pistol shooting techniques. This is not a beginner's course. Topics include: range management, lead and hearing issues, range safety and analysis, and correction of shooter problems. This course meets part of the OPOTC requirements for approval as an in-service Re-qualification and/or Peace Officer Basic Training Firearms Instructor. Note: This course meets part of the OPOTC requirements for approval as an in-service Re-qualification and/or Peace Officer Basic Training Firearms Instructor for the semi-auto pistol. Students are required to have a good working knowledge of the semi-auto pistol upon entering this course. Note: This course is a prerequisite for all firearms instructor courses. 1,200 rounds of ammunition, a minimum of three magazines, eye/ear protection and appropriate range attire are required. PREREQUISITES: Students should be proficient with their firearm and related equipment. A passing score must be fired on the Pistol Qualification Course on Day 1 to remain in the course. The Pistol Operator Course is strongly recommended prior to taking this course. Laptop computer capable of reading a USB drive with pdf and/or Doc files, markers In order to maintain range safety and uniformity of instruction, the firearm used during the Semi-Auto Pistol Instructor class is limited to the common caliber of firearms that law enforcement carries for regular duty as a sidearm/handgun in a holster, such as 9mm, .40 caliber and .45 caliber. No AR style pistols or a conversion of the AR style pistol are permitted, regardless of caliber. Effective July 1, 2021, by the end of the course, all students will be required to score a 100% (25 out of 25) on the state pistol qualification to successfully complete the course. You will be given several attempts throughout the class to meet these standards.
Firearms and Explosives: Semi-Auto Pistol Instructor Dec 13, 2021 - Dec 17, 2021 54-022-21-07 Cuyahoga Falls Indoor Range 3497 Wyoga Lake Road Stow OH 44224 $1100 $1225 16 /16 Register
This course prepares students to function as semi-automatic pistol instructors. Student will cover the unique aspect of the semi-automatic pistol and semi-automatic pistol shooting techniques. This is not a beginner's course. Topics include: range management, lead and hearing issues, range safety and analysis, and correction of shooter problems. This course meets part of the OPOTC requirements for approval as an in-service Re-qualification and/or Peace Officer Basic Training Firearms Instructor. Note: This course meets part of the OPOTC requirements for approval as an in-service Re-qualification and/or Peace Officer Basic Training Firearms Instructor for the semi-auto pistol. Students are required to have a good working knowledge of the semi-auto pistol upon entering this course. Note: This course is a prerequisite for all firearms instructor courses. 1,200 rounds of ammunition, a minimum of three magazines, eye/ear protection and appropriate range attire are required. PREREQUISITES: Students should be proficient with their firearm and related equipment. A passing score must be fired on the Pistol Qualification Course on Day 1 to remain in the course. The Pistol Operator Course is strongly recommended prior to taking this course. Laptop computer capable of reading a USB drive with pdf and/or Doc files, markers In order to maintain range safety and uniformity of instruction, the firearm used during the Semi-Auto Pistol Instructor class is limited to the common caliber of firearms that law enforcement carries for regular duty as a sidearm/handgun in a holster, such as 9mm, .40 caliber and .45 caliber. No AR style pistols or a conversion of the AR style pistol are permitted, regardless of caliber. Effective July 1, 2021, by the end of the course, all students will be required to score a 100% (25 out of 25) on the state pistol qualification to successfully complete the course. You will be given several attempts throughout the class to meet these standards.
Firearms and Explosives: Semi-Auto Pistol Instructor Jan 10, 2022 - Jan 14, 2022 54-022-22-01 Cuyahoga Falls Indoor Range 3497 Wyoga Lake Road Stow OH 44224 $1100 $1225 16 /16 Register
This course prepares students to function as semi-automatic pistol instructors. Student will cover the unique aspect of the semi-automatic pistol and semi-automatic pistol shooting techniques. This is not a beginner's course. Topics include: range management, lead and hearing issues, range safety and analysis, and correction of shooter problems. This course meets part of the OPOTC requirements for approval as an in-service Re-qualification and/or Peace Officer Basic Training Firearms Instructor. Note: This course meets part of the OPOTC requirements for approval as an in-service Re-qualification and/or Peace Officer Basic Training Firearms Instructor for the semi-auto pistol. Students are required to have a good working knowledge of the semi-auto pistol upon entering this course. Note: This course is a prerequisite for all firearms instructor courses. 1,200 rounds of ammunition, a minimum of three magazines, eye/ear protection and appropriate range attire are required. PREREQUISITES: Students should be proficient with their firearm and related equipment. A passing score must be fired on the Pistol Qualification Course on Day 1 to remain in the course. The Pistol Operator Course is strongly recommended prior to taking this course. Laptop computer capable of reading a USB drive with pdf and/or Doc files, markers In order to maintain range safety and uniformity of instruction, the firearm used during the Semi-Auto Pistol Instructor class is limited to the common caliber of firearms that law enforcement carries for regular duty as a sidearm/handgun in a holster, such as 9mm, .40 caliber and .45 caliber. No AR style pistols or a conversion of the AR style pistol are permitted, regardless of caliber. Effective July 1, 2021, by the end of the course, all students will be required to score a 100% (25 out of 25) on the state pistol qualification to successfully complete the course. You will be given several attempts throughout the class to meet these standards.
Firearms and Explosives: Semi-Auto Pistol Instructor Jan 24, 2022 - Jan 28, 2022 54-022-22-04 Ohio State Highway Patrol Academy, 740 East 17th Avenue, Columbus OH 43211 $975 $1100 16 /16 Register
This course prepares students to function as semi-automatic pistol instructors. Student will cover the unique aspect of the semi-automatic pistol and semi-automatic pistol shooting techniques. This is not a beginner's course. Topics include: range management, lead and hearing issues, range safety and analysis, and correction of shooter problems. This course meets part of the OPOTC requirements for approval as an in-service Re-qualification and/or Peace Officer Basic Training Firearms Instructor. Note: This course meets part of the OPOTC requirements for approval as an in-service Re-qualification and/or Peace Officer Basic Training Firearms Instructor for the semi-auto pistol. Students are required to have a good working knowledge of the semi-auto pistol upon entering this course. Note: This course is a prerequisite for all firearms instructor courses. 1,200 rounds of ammunition, a minimum of three magazines, eye/ear protection and appropriate range attire are required. PREREQUISITES: Students should be proficient with their firearm and related equipment. A passing score must be fired on the Pistol Qualification Course on Day 1 to remain in the course. The Pistol Operator Course is strongly recommended prior to taking this course. Laptop computer capable of reading a USB drive with pdf and/or Doc files, markers In order to maintain range safety and uniformity of instruction, the firearm used during the Semi-Auto Pistol Instructor class is limited to the common caliber of firearms that law enforcement carries for regular duty as a sidearm/handgun in a holster, such as 9mm, .40 caliber and .45 caliber. No AR style pistols or a conversion of the AR style pistol are permitted, regardless of caliber. Effective July 1, 2021, by the end of the course, all students will be required to score a 100% (25 out of 25) on the state pistol qualification to successfully complete the course. You will be given several attempts throughout the class to meet these standards.
Firearms and Explosives: Semi-Auto Pistol Instructor Feb 7, 2022 - Feb 11, 2022 54-022-22-02 Cuyahoga Falls Indoor Range 3497 Wyoga Lake Road Stow OH 44224 $1100 $1225 16 /16 Register
This course prepares students to function as semi-automatic pistol instructors. Student will cover the unique aspect of the semi-automatic pistol and semi-automatic pistol shooting techniques. This is not a beginner's course. Topics include: range management, lead and hearing issues, range safety and analysis, and correction of shooter problems. This course meets part of the OPOTC requirements for approval as an in-service Re-qualification and/or Peace Officer Basic Training Firearms Instructor. Note: This course meets part of the OPOTC requirements for approval as an in-service Re-qualification and/or Peace Officer Basic Training Firearms Instructor for the semi-auto pistol. Students are required to have a good working knowledge of the semi-auto pistol upon entering this course. Note: This course is a prerequisite for all firearms instructor courses. 1,200 rounds of ammunition, a minimum of three magazines, eye/ear protection and appropriate range attire are required. PREREQUISITES: Students should be proficient with their firearm and related equipment. A passing score must be fired on the Pistol Qualification Course on Day 1 to remain in the course. The Pistol Operator Course is strongly recommended prior to taking this course. Laptop computer capable of reading a USB drive with pdf and/or Doc files, markers In order to maintain range safety and uniformity of instruction, the firearm used during the Semi-Auto Pistol Instructor class is limited to the common caliber of firearms that law enforcement carries for regular duty as a sidearm/handgun in a holster, such as 9mm, .40 caliber and .45 caliber. No AR style pistols or a conversion of the AR style pistol are permitted, regardless of caliber. Effective July 1, 2021, by the end of the course, all students will be required to score a 100% (25 out of 25) on the state pistol qualification to successfully complete the course. You will be given several attempts throughout the class to meet these standards.
Firearms and Explosives: Semi-Auto Pistol Instructor Feb 28, 2022 - Mar 4, 2022 54-022-22-05 Ohio State Highway Patrol Academy, 740 East 17th Avenue, Columbus OH 43211 $975 $1100 16 /16 Register
This course prepares students to function as semi-automatic pistol instructors. Student will cover the unique aspect of the semi-automatic pistol and semi-automatic pistol shooting techniques. This is not a beginner's course. Topics include: range management, lead and hearing issues, range safety and analysis, and correction of shooter problems. This course meets part of the OPOTC requirements for approval as an in-service Re-qualification and/or Peace Officer Basic Training Firearms Instructor. Note: This course meets part of the OPOTC requirements for approval as an in-service Re-qualification and/or Peace Officer Basic Training Firearms Instructor for the semi-auto pistol. Students are required to have a good working knowledge of the semi-auto pistol upon entering this course. Note: This course is a prerequisite for all firearms instructor courses. 1,200 rounds of ammunition, a minimum of three magazines, eye/ear protection and appropriate range attire are required. PREREQUISITES: Students should be proficient with their firearm and related equipment. A passing score must be fired on the Pistol Qualification Course on Day 1 to remain in the course. The Pistol Operator Course is strongly recommended prior to taking this course. Laptop computer capable of reading a USB drive with pdf and/or Doc files, markers In order to maintain range safety and uniformity of instruction, the firearm used during the Semi-Auto Pistol Instructor class is limited to the common caliber of firearms that law enforcement carries for regular duty as a sidearm/handgun in a holster, such as 9mm, .40 caliber and .45 caliber. No AR style pistols or a conversion of the AR style pistol are permitted, regardless of caliber. Effective July 1, 2021, by the end of the course, all students will be required to score a 100% (25 out of 25) on the state pistol qualification to successfully complete the course. You will be given several attempts throughout the class to meet these standards.
Firearms and Explosives: Semi-Auto Pistol Instructor Mar 14, 2022 - Mar 18, 2022 54-022-22-03 Cuyahoga Falls Indoor Range 3497 Wyoga Lake Road Stow OH 44224 $1100 $1225 11 /16 Register
This course prepares students to function as semi-automatic pistol instructors. Student will cover the unique aspect of the semi-automatic pistol and semi-automatic pistol shooting techniques. This is not a beginner's course. Topics include: range management, lead and hearing issues, range safety and analysis, and correction of shooter problems. This course meets part of the OPOTC requirements for approval as an in-service Re-qualification and/or Peace Officer Basic Training Firearms Instructor. Note: This course meets part of the OPOTC requirements for approval as an in-service Re-qualification and/or Peace Officer Basic Training Firearms Instructor for the semi-auto pistol. Students are required to have a good working knowledge of the semi-auto pistol upon entering this course. Note: This course is a prerequisite for all firearms instructor courses. 1,200 rounds of ammunition, a minimum of three magazines, eye/ear protection and appropriate range attire are required. PREREQUISITES: Students should be proficient with their firearm and related equipment. A passing score must be fired on the Pistol Qualification Course on Day 1 to remain in the course. The Pistol Operator Course is strongly recommended prior to taking this course. Laptop computer capable of reading a USB drive with pdf and/or Doc files, markers In order to maintain range safety and uniformity of instruction, the firearm used during the Semi-Auto Pistol Instructor class is limited to the common caliber of firearms that law enforcement carries for regular duty as a sidearm/handgun in a holster, such as 9mm, .40 caliber and .45 caliber. No AR style pistols or a conversion of the AR style pistol are permitted, regardless of caliber. Effective July 1, 2021, by the end of the course, all students will be required to score a 100% (25 out of 25) on the state pistol qualification to successfully complete the course. You will be given several attempts throughout the class to meet these standards.
Firearms and Explosives: Semi-Auto Pistol Instructor Mar 28, 2022 - Apr 1, 2022 54-022-22-06 Ohio State Highway Patrol Academy, 740 East 17th Avenue, Columbus OH 43211 $975 $1100 12 /16 Register
This course prepares students to function as semi-automatic pistol instructors. Student will cover the unique aspect of the semi-automatic pistol and semi-automatic pistol shooting techniques. This is not a beginner's course. Topics include: range management, lead and hearing issues, range safety and analysis, and correction of shooter problems. This course meets part of the OPOTC requirements for approval as an in-service Re-qualification and/or Peace Officer Basic Training Firearms Instructor. Note: This course meets part of the OPOTC requirements for approval as an in-service Re-qualification and/or Peace Officer Basic Training Firearms Instructor for the semi-auto pistol. Students are required to have a good working knowledge of the semi-auto pistol upon entering this course. Note: This course is a prerequisite for all firearms instructor courses. 1,200 rounds of ammunition, a minimum of three magazines, eye/ear protection and appropriate range attire are required. PREREQUISITES: Students should be proficient with their firearm and related equipment. A passing score must be fired on the Pistol Qualification Course on Day 1 to remain in the course. The Pistol Operator Course is strongly recommended prior to taking this course. Laptop computer capable of reading a USB drive with pdf and/or Doc files, markers In order to maintain range safety and uniformity of instruction, the firearm used during the Semi-Auto Pistol Instructor class is limited to the common caliber of firearms that law enforcement carries for regular duty as a sidearm/handgun in a holster, such as 9mm, .40 caliber and .45 caliber. No AR style pistols or a conversion of the AR style pistol are permitted, regardless of caliber. Effective July 1, 2021, by the end of the course, all students will be required to score a 100% (25 out of 25) on the state pistol qualification to successfully complete the course. You will be given several attempts throughout the class to meet these standards.
Firearms and Explosives: Semi-Auto Pistol Instructor Apr 18, 2022 - Apr 22, 2022 54-022-22-07 Ohio State Highway Patrol Academy, 740 East 17th Avenue, Columbus OH 43211 $975 $1100 1 /16 Register
This course prepares students to function as semi-automatic pistol instructors. Student will cover the unique aspect of the semi-automatic pistol and semi-automatic pistol shooting techniques. This is not a beginner's course. Topics include: range management, lead and hearing issues, range safety and analysis, and correction of shooter problems. This course meets part of the OPOTC requirements for approval as an in-service Re-qualification and/or Peace Officer Basic Training Firearms Instructor. Note: This course meets part of the OPOTC requirements for approval as an in-service Re-qualification and/or Peace Officer Basic Training Firearms Instructor for the semi-auto pistol. Students are required to have a good working knowledge of the semi-auto pistol upon entering this course. Note: This course is a prerequisite for all firearms instructor courses. 1,200 rounds of ammunition, a minimum of three magazines, eye/ear protection and appropriate range attire are required. PREREQUISITES: Students should be proficient with their firearm and related equipment. A passing score must be fired on the Pistol Qualification Course on Day 1 to remain in the course. The Pistol Operator Course is strongly recommended prior to taking this course. Laptop computer capable of reading a USB drive with pdf and/or Doc files, markers In order to maintain range safety and uniformity of instruction, the firearm used during the Semi-Auto Pistol Instructor class is limited to the common caliber of firearms that law enforcement carries for regular duty as a sidearm/handgun in a holster, such as 9mm, .40 caliber and .45 caliber. No AR style pistols or a conversion of the AR style pistol are permitted, regardless of caliber. Effective July 1, 2021, by the end of the course, all students will be required to score a 100% (25 out of 25) on the state pistol qualification to successfully complete the course. You will be given several attempts throughout the class to meet these standards.
Firearms and Explosives: Semi-Auto Pistol Instructor Aug 23, 2021 - Aug 27, 2021 04-022-21-04 OPOTA - London: Tactical Training Center $875 $1000 16 /16 Register
This course prepares students to function as semi-automatic pistol instructors. Students will cover principles of manipulating and shooting the semi-automatic pistol. Topics include: principles of marksmanship, reloads, malfunctions, tactics, range management, range safety, and correction of shooter problems. This course meets part of the OPOTC requirements for approval as an in-service Re-qualification and/or Peace Officer Basic Training Firearms Instructor. This is not a beginner's course. Students will be required to pass a pre-course qualification test for Semi-Automatic Pistol on the first day of the course. Students who fail the qualification after two attempts will dismissed from the course. There will be extended hours for a night shoot. Students should wear appropriate clothing for weather conditions. This course serves as a prerequisite for all other OPOTA firearms instructor courses. Required Equipment: semi-automatic pistol, duty holster, 3 magazines, magazine holder, eye protection, hearing protection, ball cap, handheld flashlight/holder, and body armor. Students must wear appropriate clothing for possible weather changes. PREREQUISITE(S) OPOTC basic semi-auto pistol training In order to maintain range safety and uniformity of instruction, the firearm used during the Semi-Auto Pistol Instructor class is limited to the common caliber of firearms that law enforcement carries for regular duty as a sidearm/handgun in a holster, such as 9mm, .40 caliber and .45 caliber. No AR style pistols or a conversion of the AR style pistol are permitted, regardless of caliber. Effective July 1, 2021, by the end of the course, all students will be required to score a 100% (25 out of 25) on the state pistol qualification to successfully complete the course. You will be given several attempts throughout the class to meet these standards.
Firearms and Explosives: Semi-Auto Pistol Instructor Sep 20, 2021 - Sep 24, 2021 04-022-21-05 OPOTA - London: Tactical Training Center $875 $1000 16 /16 Register
This course prepares students to function as semi-automatic pistol instructors. Students will cover principles of manipulating and shooting the semi-automatic pistol. Topics include: principles of marksmanship, reloads, malfunctions, tactics, range management, range safety, and correction of shooter problems. This course meets part of the OPOTC requirements for approval as an in-service Re-qualification and/or Peace Officer Basic Training Firearms Instructor. This is not a beginner's course. Students will be required to pass a pre-course qualification test for Semi-Automatic Pistol on the first day of the course. Students who fail the qualification after two attempts will dismissed from the course. There will be extended hours for a night shoot. Students should wear appropriate clothing for weather conditions. This course serves as a prerequisite for all other OPOTA firearms instructor courses. Required Equipment: semi-automatic pistol, duty holster, 3 magazines, magazine holder, eye protection, hearing protection, ball cap, handheld flashlight/holder, and body armor. Students must wear appropriate clothing for possible weather changes. PREREQUISITE(S) OPOTC basic semi-auto pistol training In order to maintain range safety and uniformity of instruction, the firearm used during the Semi-Auto Pistol Instructor class is limited to the common caliber of firearms that law enforcement carries for regular duty as a sidearm/handgun in a holster, such as 9mm, .40 caliber and .45 caliber. No AR style pistols or a conversion of the AR style pistol are permitted, regardless of caliber. Effective July 1, 2021, by the end of the course, all students will be required to score a 100% (25 out of 25) on the state pistol qualification to successfully complete the course. You will be given several attempts throughout the class to meet these standards.
Firearms and Explosives: Semi-Auto Pistol Instructor Oct 18, 2021 - Oct 22, 2021 04-022-21-06 OPOTA - London: Tactical Training Center $875 $1000 16 /16 Register
This course prepares students to function as semi-automatic pistol instructors. Students will cover principles of manipulating and shooting the semi-automatic pistol. Topics include: principles of marksmanship, reloads, malfunctions, tactics, range management, range safety, and correction of shooter problems. This course meets part of the OPOTC requirements for approval as an in-service Re-qualification and/or Peace Officer Basic Training Firearms Instructor. This is not a beginner's course. Students will be required to pass a pre-course qualification test for Semi-Automatic Pistol on the first day of the course. Students who fail the qualification after two attempts will dismissed from the course. There will be extended hours for a night shoot. Students should wear appropriate clothing for weather conditions. This course serves as a prerequisite for all other OPOTA firearms instructor courses. Required Equipment: semi-automatic pistol, duty holster, 3 magazines, magazine holder, eye protection, hearing protection, ball cap, handheld flashlight/holder, and body armor. Students must wear appropriate clothing for possible weather changes. PREREQUISITE(S) OPOTC basic semi-auto pistol training In order to maintain range safety and uniformity of instruction, the firearm used during the Semi-Auto Pistol Instructor class is limited to the common caliber of firearms that law enforcement carries for regular duty as a sidearm/handgun in a holster, such as 9mm, .40 caliber and .45 caliber. No AR style pistols or a conversion of the AR style pistol are permitted, regardless of caliber. Effective July 1, 2021, by the end of the course, all students will be required to score a 100% (25 out of 25) on the state pistol qualification to successfully complete the course. You will be given several attempts throughout the class to meet these standards.
Firearms and Explosives: Shotgun Instructor Aug 5, 2021 - Aug 6, 2021 54-009-21-02 Maumee Police Department $350 $400 12 /16 Register
This course prepares the student to function as a shotgun instructor. Instruction covers firearms safety, operational procedure, correction of shooting errors, shooting skills, and instructional concepts. Additional topics include: ready positions, conditions of the shotgun, shooting positions, shooting on the move, barricades, malfunctions, and transition drills. Participants must pass the OPOTC Shotgun Qualification course of fire the morning of day one to continue the class. Each student must provide the following Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): eye and ear protection, a ballistic vest (external or concealable), a brimmed ball-cap, closed toe shoes, and long pants. Participants may also want to include tactical gloves, knee-pads, and a shooting mat for their PPE, but they are not required. Students are required to bring the following equipment: shotgun, duty pistol, 250 buckshot rounds, 100 slug rounds, 500 bird shot (or target load) rounds, 200 pistol rounds, three magazines for the pistol, duty belt, holster, magazine pouches, handheld flashlight, and other range related equipment which includes participant's individual medical equipment (rescue inhalers, EpiPens, etc.), water bottle, and sunscreen. Participants are strongly recommended to have a weapon mounted light. A sling on the shotgun is required. PREREQUISITE(S): SEMI-AUTO PISTOL INSTRUCTOR OR 2 WEEK FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR OR FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR: THE BIG THREE. Successful completion of the course satisfies part of the OPOTC weapon specific requirements for the Shotgun Requalification Instructor Certification and/or Basic Training Firearms Instructor.
Firearms and Explosives: Shotgun Instructor Aug 19, 2021 - Aug 20, 2021 54-009-21-04 Maumee Police Dept Training Center (OFF SITE LOCATION) 700 Mingo Drive Maumee OH 43537 $400 $200 4 /16 Register
This course prepares the student to function as a shotgun instructor. Instruction covers firearms safety, operational procedure, correction of shooting errors, shooting skills, and instructional concepts. Additional topics include: ready positions, conditions of the shotgun, shooting positions, shooting on the move, barricades, malfunctions, and transition drills. Participants must pass the OPOTC Shotgun Qualification course of fire the morning of day one to continue the class. Each student must provide the following Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): eye and ear protection, a ballistic vest (external or concealable), a brimmed ball-cap, closed toe shoes, and long pants. Participants may also want to include tactical gloves, knee-pads, and a shooting mat for their PPE, but they are not required. Students are required to bring the following equipment: shotgun, duty pistol, 250 buckshot rounds, 100 slug rounds, 500 bird shot (or target load) rounds, 200 pistol rounds, three magazines for the pistol, duty belt, holster, magazine pouches, handheld flashlight, and other range related equipment which includes participant's individual medical equipment (rescue inhalers, EpiPens, etc.), water bottle, and sunscreen. Participants are strongly recommended to have a weapon mounted light. A sling on the shotgun is required. PREREQUISITE(S): SEMI-AUTO PISTOL INSTRUCTOR OR 2 WEEK FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR OR FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR: THE BIG THREE. Successful completion of the course satisfies part of the OPOTC weapon specific requirements for the Shotgun Requalification Instructor Certification and/or Basic Training Firearms Instructor.
Firearms and Explosives: Shotgun Instructor Oct 28, 2021 - Oct 29, 2021 54-009-21-03 Portage Cty Training Center 9640 Coit Rd Mantua OH 44255 $400 $450 7 /16 Register
This course prepares the student to function as a shotgun instructor. Instruction covers firearms safety, operational procedure, correction of shooting errors, shooting skills, and instructional concepts. Additional topics include: ready positions, conditions of the shotgun, shooting positions, shooting on the move, barricades, malfunctions, and transition drills. Participants must pass the OPOTC Shotgun Qualification course of fire the morning of day one to continue the class. Each student must provide the following Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): eye and ear protection, a ballistic vest (external or concealable), a brimmed ball-cap, closed toe shoes, and long pants. Participants may also want to include tactical gloves, knee-pads, and a shooting mat for their PPE, but they are not required. Students are required to bring the following equipment: shotgun, duty pistol, 250 buckshot rounds, 100 slug rounds, 500 bird shot (or target load) rounds, 200 pistol rounds, three magazines for the pistol, duty belt, holster, magazine pouches, handheld flashlight, and other range related equipment which includes participant's individual medical equipment (rescue inhalers, EpiPens, etc.), water bottle, and sunscreen. Participants are strongly recommended to have a weapon mounted light. A sling on the shotgun is required. PREREQUISITE(S): SEMI-AUTO PISTOL INSTRUCTOR OR 2 WEEK FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR OR FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR: THE BIG THREE. Successful completion of the course satisfies part of the OPOTC weapon specific requirements for the Shotgun Requalification Instructor Certification and/or Basic Training Firearms Instructor.
Firearms and Explosives: Shotgun Instructor Oct 5, 2021 - Oct 6, 2021 04-009-21-02 Summit Cty Sheriff's Training Bureau, 2825 Greensburg Road North Canton OH 44720 $400 $450 19 /20 Register
This course prepares the student to function as a shotgun instructor. Instruction covers firearms safety, operational procedure, correction of shooting errors, shooting skills, and instructional concepts. Additional topics include: ready positions, conditions of the shotgun, shooting positions, shooting on the move, barricades, malfunctions, and transition drills. Participants must pass the OPOTC Shotgun Qualification course of fire the morning of day one to continue the class. Each student must provide the following Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): eye and ear protection, a ballistic vest (external or concealable), a brimmed ball-cap, closed toe shoes, and long pants. Participants may also want to include tactical gloves, knee-pads, and a shooting mat for their PPE, but they are not required. Students are required to bring the following equipment: shotgun, duty pistol, 250 buckshot rounds, 100 slug rounds, 500 bird shot (or target load) rounds, 200 pistol rounds, three magazines for the pistol, duty belt, holster, magazine pouches, handheld flashlight, and other range related equipment which includes participant's individual medical equipment (rescue inhalers, EpiPens, etc.), water bottle, and sunscreen. Participants are strongly recommended to have a weapon mounted light. A sling on the shotgun is required. Note: You must successfully complete a semi-auto pistol instructor course before attending this course. This includes previous 2 week, multi-platform courses (i.e., Firearms Instructor & Firearms Instructor: The Big Three). Successful completion of the course satisfies part of the OPOTC weapon specific requirements for the Shotgun Requalification Instructor Certification and/or Basic Training Firearms Instructor. PREREQUISITE(S): SEMI-AUTO PISTOL INSTRUCTOR OR 2 WEEK FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR OR FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR: THE BIG THREE. Student must have operator level training with the shotgun.
Fitness and Wellness: First Responder Self-Care & Wellness Oct 7, 2021 - Oct 7, 2021 03-003-21-06 Richfield Campus $50 $75 22 /30 Register
Most first responders see and experience more traumatic events during their first year on the job than most people do in a lifetime. Over time, these events combined with our own day to day stresses can have a cumulative effect that can adversely impact both our professional and personal lives. If you are human, you are not immune to this. This course reminds us that in order to take care of others, we must first, take care of ourselves. The various possible physical, emotional, mental, spiritual and behavioral effects are discussed. Techniques and strategies for dealing with these effects in a healthy and safe way are discussed. Concepts and techniques for family and friends are also covered. Lastly, resources are provided for additional assistance. Also discussed will be Crisis Awareness, which provides participants possible examples of physical and emotional signs that a co-worker, family member, friend or the employee themselves may be in crisis after a traumatic event. This can be brought about by an incident at work, in their personal life or as the result of the cumulative effects of exposure to traumatic situations. Everyone’s reactions to trauma are unique to that person, but this course gives some possible signs and symptoms as well as techniques to help someone who may benefit from assistance. Attendees will learn about the QPR Method, which stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer — the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. This course will be taught by an experienced Law Enforcement Professional. NOTE: This course is restricted to Police, Fire, and EMS THIS IS A 4 HOUR COURSE IN 2021 THAT RUNS FROM 9AM UNTIL 1PM
Fitness and Wellness: First Responder Self-Care & Wellness Dec 9, 2021 - Dec 9, 2021 03-003-21-03 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $50 $75 9 /20 Register
Most first responders see and experience more traumatic events during their first year on the job than most people do in a lifetime. Over time, these events combined with our own day to day stresses can have a cumulative effect that can adversely impact both our professional and personal lives. If you are human, you are not immune to this. This course reminds us that in order to take care of others, we must first, take care of ourselves. The various possible physical, emotional, mental, spiritual and behavioral effects are discussed. Techniques and strategies for dealing with these effects in a healthy and safe way are discussed. Concepts and techniques for family and friends are also covered. Lastly, resources are provided for additional assistance. Also discussed will be Crisis Awareness, which provides participants possible examples of physical and emotional signs that a co-worker, family member, friend or the employee themselves may be in crisis after a traumatic event. This can be brought about by an incident at work, in their personal life or as the result of the cumulative effects of exposure to traumatic situations. Everyone’s reactions to trauma are unique to that person, but this course gives some possible signs and symptoms as well as techniques to help someone who may benefit from assistance. Attendees will learn about the QPR Method, which stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer — the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. This course will be taught by an experienced Law Enforcement Professional. NOTE: This course is restricted to Police, Fire, and EMS THIS IS A 4 HOUR COURSE IN 2021 THAT RUNS FROM 9AM UNTIL 1PM
Fitness and Wellness: Physical Fitness Specialist Oct 4, 2021 - Oct 8, 2021 06-033-21-01 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $600 $725 25 /25 Register
Physical Fitness Specialist trains personnel to establish a fitness/wellness program for their agency. Fitness assessments and standards for new employees in terms of validity and liability, how to build a progressive program that is safe and effective, nutrition, and medical screening are just a few of the topics discussed in the course. Instructing tips will be gained through hands-on breakout sessions throughout the week. This course fulfills one of the requirements for approval as a fitness instructor for Peace Officer Basic Training. SPECIAL NEEDS/EQUIPMENT/COMMENTS: This is a physical course and students must be fit for duty. Bring clothing for physical activities each day.
Human Relations: Accessibility & Accommodation Training for Law Enforcement Oct 4, 2021 - Oct 4, 2021 01-059-21-01 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $115 $140 0 /25 Register
An Accessibility and Accommodation Training for Law Enforcement is a one-day training designed by the Adult Advocacy Centers and Deaf World Against Violence Everywhere for use by law enforcement agencies when working with adults with disabilities. The training is founded on Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) best practices regarding accessibility, accommodations, trauma, victimization, and the intersectionality of individuals’ lives. The curriculum is designed to support and enhance law enforcement’s response to individuals with disabilities. They will explore real-life examples of ways law enforcement can provide accommodations to this population while still performing their required duties. They will also provide and discuss specific tools and strategies that can be used to support individuals with disabilities when they are interacting with law enforcement.
Human Relations: Building Mutual Respect and Community Trust Dec 13, 2021 - Dec 13, 2021 57-001-21-04 Lakeland Community College Classroom H-134 7700 Clocktower Dr Kirtland OH 44094 $80 $105 1 /36 Register
This course focuses on the officer’s daily interactions with the community and is designed to build officer awareness on how their behavior controls many interactions they have within the communities they police. This training includes a focus on experiential learning, whereby the officer learns through a reflection on the learning process. Officers will engage in dialogues and other exercises that stress the importance of understanding the dynamic between police and community members, unconscious bias, power hierarchies, and comprehending the process of working with resistance. As one officer stated upon completion of the training, “We are reminded this is a people job”. Instructors: Lt. Mike Hutson retired - Mike served 33 years with the Shaker Heights Police Department. He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Akron in Political Scene/Criminal Justice. He is a graduate of the Ohio Law Enforcement Foundation's Police Executive Leadership College (PELC), Northwestern University's School of Police Staff and Command and Force Science's Officer Involved Shooting Certification Course. He was a member of the department's SWAT team for fifteen years and is a former OPOTA instructor specializing in defensive driving and firearms. Normella Walker - Normella is a graduate of the Diversity Management Program at Cleveland State University, has completed diversity course work at the Cornell University School of International Labor Relations and is a seasoned professional with 25 years of business experience. She has actively managed facilitated and advised diverse groups for over 20 years, and specializes in business operatoins, organizational performance, and leadership development. She is currently employed at Brigham Health in Boston, MA as their Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. This course focuses on the officer’s daily interactions with the community and is designed to build officer awareness on how their behavior controls many interactions they have within the communities they police. This training includes a focus on experiential learning, whereby the officer learns through a reflection on the learning process. Officers will engage in dialogues and other exercises that stress the importance of understanding the dynamic between police and community members, unconscious bias, power hierarchies, and comprehending the process of working with resistance. As one officer stated upon completion of the training, “We are reminded this is a people job”. Instructors: Lt. Mike Hutson retired - Mike served 33 years with the Shaker Heights Police Department. He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Akron in Political Scene/Criminal Justice. He is a graduate of the Ohio Law Enforcement Foundation's Police Executive Leadership College (PELC), Northwestern University's School of Police Staff and Command and Force Science's Officer Involved Shooting Certification Course. He was a member of the department's SWAT team for fifteen years and is a former OPOTA instructor specializing in defensive driving and firearms. Normella Walker - Normella is a graduate of the Diversity Management Program at Cleveland State University, has completed diversity course work at the Cornell University School of International Labor Relations and is a seasoned professional with 25 years of business experience. She has actively managed facilitated and advised diverse groups for over 20 years, and specializes in business operatoins, organizational performance, and leadership development. She is currently employed at Brigham Health in Boston, MA as their Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. THIS COURSE IS FOR SWORN LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL ONLY. THE 4/26/21 MAUMEE CLASS WILL BE HELD FROM NOON UNTIL 4PM THE 6/14/21 STRONGSVILLE CLASS WILL BE HELD FROM 8AM UNTIL 12PM
Human Relations: Death Notification Oct 14, 2021 - Oct 14, 2021 03-186-21-01 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $115 $140 1 /20 Register
This one day program provides guidance to individuals who must inform family members and/or friends of the death of a loved one. Topics include notification procedures, crisis reactions, methods of intervention, intervention with children, working with survivors, and the grief process.
Human Relations: Forensic Interviewing Individuals with Disabilities Oct 7, 2021 - Oct 8, 2021 01-060-21-01 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $230 $280 0 /25 Register
Forensic Interviewing Individuals with Disabilities is a two-day law enforcement training designed for first responders who want to increase their knowledge about the needs of crime victims with disabilities and want to learn about the most effective preliminary investigative steps to take when called to handle a matter involving a victim and/or witness with disabilities. The training is grounded in law enforcement best practices with considerations and adaptations to account for individual disability, mental health disorder, language capacity, and cultural background. The curriculum is designed to support first responders by providing a broader understanding of Intellectual Disabilities, Developmental Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, Mental Health Disorders, and Trauma-Related Disorders. Additionally, the system of care, unique items of evidentiary value, and special legal considerations will be discussed. Understanding the distinctive characteristics of these groups, implementing effective communication strategies, and learning how to complete a solid preliminary investigation is paramount to the creation of safe environments for this population.
Human Relations: Interacting with and De-Escalating the Special Needs Population Nov 8, 2021 - Nov 8, 2021 02-225-21-02 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $100 $125 30 /60 Register
This one day course is for anyone who may have an encounter in the course of their duties with special needs persons. The course will cover topics to include recognizing observable characteristics of individuals in crisis and basic de-escalation techniques to respond to those situations.
Instructor : Blue Courage Academy Sep 21, 2021 - Sep 24, 2021 06-745-21-01 Stark State College 8252 Frank Avenue NW North Canton OH 44720 $800 $900 3 /25 Register
The Blue Courage Academy is a four-day class that teaches attendees to deliver Blue Courage to their agencies. Blue Courage is a leadership development workshop designed for all levels of an organization. It was developed for law enforcement to help deal with everyday stress and increase overall well-being. Blue Courage covers nine topics, including modules on police culture, the nobility of policing, respect, and positive psychology. Those that attend are given the necessary supporting materials to successfully teach Blue Courage and positively impact other law enforcement professionals.
Instructor : Instructional Skills (80 Hours) Aug 2, 2021 - Aug 13, 2021 56-220-21-12 Scioto County Career Technical Center 951 Vern Riffe Drive Lucasville OH 45648 $1000 $1250 9 /16 Register
This two week course prepares students to write and present lesson plans in a law enforcement setting. Topics include: instruction in the theories of adult education, teaching techniques, lesson plan development, student learning objectives, platform teaching skills, facilitative learning, evaluation and measurement, working with problem learners and training aid usage. This is an academically challenging course merging theory and practice. Students will be required to develop lesson plans and give presentations to the class. Special Needs: Laptop and any resource materials and props to create and conduct instruction in a law enforcement setting.
Instructor : Instructional Skills (80 Hours) Sep 13, 2021 - Sep 24, 2021 56-220-21-03 Sinclair Community College $1000 $1250 16 /16 Register
This two week course prepares students to write and present lesson plans in a law enforcement setting. Topics include: instruction in the theories of adult education, teaching techniques, lesson plan development, student learning objectives, platform teaching skills, facilitative learning, evaluation and measurement, working with problem learners and training aid usage. This is an academically challenging course merging theory and practice. Students will be required to develop lesson plans and give presentations to the class. Special Needs: Laptop and any resource materials and props to create and conduct instruction in a law enforcement setting.
Instructor : Instructional Skills (80 Hours) Sep 20, 2021 - Oct 1, 2021 56-220-21-07 Cleveland P.D. Third District 4501 Chester Avenue Cleveland OH 44103 $1000 $1250 17 /17 Register
This two week course prepares students to write and present lesson plans in a law enforcement setting. Topics include: instruction in the theories of adult education, teaching techniques, lesson plan development, student learning objectives, platform teaching skills, facilitative learning, evaluation and measurement, working with problem learners and training aid usage. This is an academically challenging course merging theory and practice. Students will be required to develop lesson plans and give presentations to the class. Special Needs: Laptop and any resource materials and props to create and conduct instruction in a law enforcement setting.
Instructor : Instructional Skills (80 Hours) Oct 18, 2021 - Oct 29, 2021 56-220-21-11 Summit Cty SO/Univ of Akron 135 South Broadway Street Akron OH 44308 $1000 $1250 21 /21 Register
This two week course prepares students to write and present lesson plans in a law enforcement setting. Topics include: instruction in the theories of adult education, teaching techniques, lesson plan development, student learning objectives, platform teaching skills, facilitative learning, evaluation and measurement, working with problem learners and training aid usage. This is an academically challenging course merging theory and practice. Students will be required to develop lesson plans and give presentations to the class. Special Needs: Laptop and any resource materials and props to create and conduct instruction in a law enforcement setting.
Instructor : Instructional Skills (80 Hours) Oct 25, 2021 - Nov 5, 2021 56-220-21-09 Lorain Cty Community College 1005 Abbe Road Elyria OH 44035 $1000 $1250 16 /16 Register
This two week course prepares students to write and present lesson plans in a law enforcement setting. Topics include: instruction in the theories of adult education, teaching techniques, lesson plan development, student learning objectives, platform teaching skills, facilitative learning, evaluation and measurement, working with problem learners and training aid usage. This is an academically challenging course merging theory and practice. Students will be required to develop lesson plans and give presentations to the class. Special Needs: Laptop and any resource materials and props to create and conduct instruction in a law enforcement setting.
Instructor : Instructional Skills (80 Hours) Mar 21, 2022 - Apr 1, 2022 56-220-22-01 Fairfield County SO 345 Lincoln Avenue Lancaster OH 43130 $1000 $1250 0 /16 Register
This two week course prepares students to write and present lesson plans in a law enforcement setting. Topics include: instruction in the theories of adult education, teaching techniques, lesson plan development, student learning objectives, platform teaching skills, facilitative learning, evaluation and measurement, working with problem learners and training aid usage. This is an academically challenging course merging theory and practice. Students will be required to develop lesson plans and give presentations to the class. Special Needs: Laptop and any resource materials and props to create and conduct instruction in a law enforcement setting.
Investigations: Confidential Informants: Cultivating, Controlling and Managing Oct 25, 2021 - Oct 25, 2021 03-721-21-01 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $115 $140 3 /40 Register
The use of Confidential Informants enable Law Enforcement to penetrate into the criminal element in many ways we would otherwise not have access; however, with that there are often various pitfalls . This class will focus on the use and control of Confidential Informants during criminal investigations with the objective of mitigating these pitfalls by providing techniques and examples of suggested controls. The overall objective will be to maintain the integrity of the criminal case, minimize liability of the department, and to minimize any adverse action against the officers working with and controlling these informants. Course content will include examples of issues with informants, as well as techniques that the defense may use in attacking informants and the control officers. Sworn LEO only
Investigations: Core Criminal Investigation Aug 9, 2021 - Aug 13, 2021 03-183-21-03 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $500 $625 26 /30 Register
This course focuses on investigations that are likely to be conducted by both uniformed and plain clothes officers. The class will focus on interview and interrogation techniques, crime scene preservation and documentation, evidence collection, search warrants, cell phones and open source technologies, O.R.C statutes and case preparation and management. Relevant case law will also be discussed. Students are required to participate in class exercises and discussions. Students should bring a laptop or device capable of reading a usb flash drive. Course materials will be provided on a flash drive.
Investigations: Core Criminal Investigation Aug 23, 2021 - Aug 27, 2021 03-183-21-04 Maumee Police Department $500 $625 25 /30 Register
This course focuses on investigations that are likely to be conducted by both uniformed and plain clothes officers. The class will focus on interview and interrogation techniques, crime scene preservation and documentation, evidence collection, search warrants, cell phones and open source technologies, O.R.C statutes and case preparation and management. Relevant case law will also be discussed. Students are required to participate in class exercises and discussions. Students should bring a laptop or device capable of reading a usb flash drive. Course materials will be provided on a flash drive.
Investigations: Core Criminal Investigation Sep 27, 2021 - Oct 1, 2021 03-183-21-05 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $500 $625 40 /60 Register
This course focuses on investigations that are likely to be conducted by both uniformed and plain clothes officers. The class will focus on interview and interrogation techniques, crime scene preservation and documentation, evidence collection, search warrants, cell phones and open source technologies, O.R.C statutes and case preparation and management. Relevant case law will also be discussed. Students are required to participate in class exercises and discussions. Students should bring a laptop or device capable of reading a usb flash drive. Course materials will be provided on a flash drive.
Investigations: Core Criminal Investigation Jan 24, 2022 - Jan 28, 2022 03-183-22-01 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $550 $675 1 /60 Register
This course focuses on investigations that are likely to be conducted by both uniformed and plain clothes officers. The class will focus on interview and interrogation techniques, crime scene preservation and documentation, evidence collection, search warrants, cell phones and open source technologies, O.R.C statutes and case preparation and management. Relevant case law will also be discussed. Students are required to participate in class exercises and discussions. Students should bring a laptop or device capable of reading a usb flash drive. Course materials will be provided on a flash drive.
Investigations: Electronic Surveillance Dec 14, 2021 - Dec 15, 2021 03-430-21-02 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $230 $280 3 /25 Register
This course will cover aspects of conducting electronic surveillance investigations and satisfies the requirements of Ohio Revised Code 2933.64 for certification of investigators who conduct electronic surveillance and wiretaps. This training will be conducted by attorneys and law enforcement officers with extensive wiretap experience. Note: This course is designed for law enforcement personnel eligible under ORC 2933.64 to apply for an Ohio electronic surveillance warrant. Eligible participants must pass a written examination prior to certification. Students will need to bring a laptop.
Investigations: Geofencing & Advanced Location Data Jul 29, 2021 - Jul 30, 2021 01-001-21-01 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $250 $300 21 /60 Register
This is the third in a series of three courses. This course will focus on more advanced location data that is available from cell phone and social media companies. Topics such as Geofencing and Facebook Pen Registers will be discussed. It is important for the Investigator to understand how to use this information during an on-going and active investigation and how it can help to direct resources and manpower in a real-time environment. This course will have a hands-on practical exercise involving a "Live Ping." This course will be taught by an active Law Enforcement professional with expertise in this field. This is the third in a series of three courses. While each course can be taken individually and there is no prerequisite to attend this course, it is highly recommended that students take all three courses in order to fully understand the concepts being taught. The first two courses are "Electronic Media in Investigations" and "Social Media Trends and Investigations."
Investigations: Internal Investigations Nov 2, 2021 - Nov 3, 2021 01-050-21-01 OPOTA - London: Tactical Training Center $230 $250 24 /23 Register
This program is designed for law enforcement officers who are responsible for the investigation of internal personnel. Topics will include types of misconduct, complaints (external and internal), investigatory procedures, standards, departmental policies and procedures, case history and law, officer's rights, role of the investigator, administrative responsibilities, and managing the internal affairs unit. This course will be taught by a Deputy Chief of the Columbus Division of Police. SPECIAL NEEDS/EQUIPMENT/COMMENTS: Students must bring a laptop or device capable of reading a USB flash drive to class. Course materials will be provided on a USB flash drive.
Investigations: Interview And Interrogation Aug 17, 2021 - Aug 17, 2021 09-061-21-01 Kent State Student Services Bldg 4314 Mahoning Ave NW Warren OH 44483 $115 $140 26 /30 Register
Knowing how to properly interview and interrogate victims, witnesses, and suspects can make a difference in the quality of a criminal investigation before the case gets to trial. This course will focus on the techniques for obtaining information in a manner that will elicit the most information while withstanding legal scrutiny. All levels of law enforcement, from the patrol officer to a detective, will benefit from this training. Topics will include interviewing and interrogation techniques, non-verbal communication, and the legal aspects associated with these techniques. SPECIAL NEEDS/EQUIPMENT/COMMENTS: Bring a laptop with you. All course materials will be provided on a flash drive.
Investigations: Sexual Assault Investigation Oct 20, 2021 - Oct 21, 2021 03-676-21-02 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $230 $280 32 /60 Register
This course addresses the role of a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE)in the investigatory process. It also discusses best practices in interviewing victims and perpetrators, evidence collection, and investigation. Finally, the course will include a block on criminal procedure issues. SPECIAL NEEDS/EQUIPMENT/COMMENTS: Students must bring a laptop or device capable of reading a USB flash drive to class. Course materials will be provided on a USB flash drive.
Legal: Arrest, Search & Seizure Sep 22, 2021 - Sep 22, 2021 01-065-21-02 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $100 $125 43 /60 Register
This class will provide law enforcement up-to-date case law impacting search and seizure. Officers will get a refresher on the 4th Amendment, and constitutional standards for making an arrest and conducting searches and seizures.
Legal: Search Warrant Preparation Aug 26, 2021 - Aug 27, 2021 03-729-21-02 Maumee Public Safety Training Center $200 $250 12 /20 Register
This comprehensive, practical course focuses on the constitutional requirements and fundamentals of writing a search warrant. Students will prepare search warrants involving drugs, homicide, technology and other areas of interest. This intensive course requires students to complete several warrants and other assignments. Homework will be assigned on the first day. Students are required to bring a laptop. This course is strictly limited to sworn law enforcement only. LAPTOP REQUIRED. SWORN LAW ENFORCEMENT ONLY.
Legal: Search Warrant Preparation Nov 15, 2021 - Nov 16, 2021 03-729-21-03 Cleveland Metroparks-Fairview Park 4600 Valley Parkway Fairview Park OH 44126 $250 $300 15 /30 Register
This comprehensive, practical course focuses on the constitutional requirements and fundamentals of writing a search warrant. Students will prepare search warrants involving drugs, homicide, technology and other areas of interest. This intensive course requires students to complete several warrants and other assignments. Homework will be assigned on the first day. Students are required to bring a laptop. This course is strictly limited to sworn law enforcement only. LAPTOP REQUIRED. SWORN LAW ENFORCEMENT ONLY.
Legal: Testifying in Court Sep 20, 2021 - Sep 21, 2021 03-687-21-02 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $200 $250 14 /30 Register
Do you feel anxious or nervous about testifying in court? Build your confidence and skills in this class. Topics include courtroom strategies, testimony v. report writing, court preparation, professional conduct and evidentiary concerns. This intense two day class will require students to role play, testify in a courtroom setting, be cross examined by trial attorneys and do out of class assignments.
Management and Supervision: New Chiefs Training Sep 20, 2021 - Sep 24, 2021 01-509-21-02 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $0 $0 54 /60 Register
Pursuant to R.C. 109.804, New Chiefs Training class in mandatory for all newly appointed chiefs within six months of appointment. This class will address the challenges associated with being appointed to the rank of chief and provide an introduction to those critical issues. Subjects include situational leadership, recruitment, hiring and retention, ethics, OHLEG, LEADS and OPOTC requirements to name a few. Guest instructors provided by the Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) will provide instruction for this class. PREREQUISITE(S): Appointment to the position of chief
Management and Supervision: New Chiefs Training Nov 1, 2021 - Nov 5, 2021 01-509-21-03 Norwich Twp. Town Hall 5181 Northwest Parkway Hilliard OH 43026 $0 $0 35 /40 Register
Pursuant to R.C. 109.804, New Chiefs Training class in mandatory for all newly appointed chiefs within six months of appointment. This class will address the challenges associated with being appointed to the rank of chief and provide an introduction to those critical issues. Subjects include situational leadership, recruitment, hiring and retention, ethics, OHLEG, LEADS and OPOTC requirements to name a few. Guest instructors provided by the Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) will provide instruction for this class. PREREQUISITE(S): Appointment to the position of chief
Management and Supervision: Threat, Vulnerability & Risk Assessment for Large Gatherings & Events Nov 30, 2021 - Nov 30, 2021 01-071-21-01 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $115 $140 2 /20 Register
The class will focus on how threat, vulnerability, and risk assessments are completed and the approach used to make events as safe as possible. The instructors will introduce the mission of Joint Hazard Assessment Teams and all the components that are needed. JHATs are organized teams that provide technical support for planning and responding to threats at events of various sizes. These teams are compromised of specialized personnel from different public safety disciplines, including police and fire. Instructors for this class have prepared for and worked many different events throughout Ohio ranging from massive events such as Ohio State Football to a much smaller community festival. Instruction will be presented in such a way that it will be tailored to and relevant for small, medium, and large metropolitan juristications.
Patrol: ARIDE (Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement) Aug 23, 2021 - Aug 24, 2021 05-507-21-12 Delaware BMV $0 $0 29 /30 Register
Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) provides officers with general knowledge related to drug impaired driving and promotes the use of Drug Recognition Experts (DRE). Law enforcement officers will learn to observe, identify and articulate the signs of impairment related to drugs, alcohol, or a combination of both, in order to reduce the number of impaired driving crashes. The ARIDE program stresses the importance of the signs and symptoms of the seven drug categories. Officers attending this course will receive an update/refresher of Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFSTs) and must successfully pass an SFST proficiency evaluation. This training also promotes interaction with representatives from the state's prosecution community who are encouraged to attend. The instructors for this course are all Ohio DRE certified instructors. PREREQUISITE(S): Officer must have had NHTSA SFST training or ADAP.
Patrol: ARIDE (Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement) Sep 20, 2021 - Sep 21, 2021 05-507-21-13 Great Oaks Public Safety Services 200 Scarlet Oaks Drive Cincinnati OH 45241 $0 $0 40 /40 Register
Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) provides officers with general knowledge related to drug impaired driving and promotes the use of Drug Recognition Experts (DRE). Law enforcement officers will learn to observe, identify and articulate the signs of impairment related to drugs, alcohol, or a combination of both, in order to reduce the number of impaired driving crashes. The ARIDE program stresses the importance of the signs and symptoms of the seven drug categories. Officers attending this course will receive an update/refresher of Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFSTs) and must successfully pass an SFST proficiency evaluation. This training also promotes interaction with representatives from the state's prosecution community who are encouraged to attend. The instructors for this course are all Ohio DRE certified instructors. PREREQUISITE(S): Officer must have had NHTSA SFST training or ADAP.
Patrol: ARIDE (Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement) Oct 25, 2021 - Oct 26, 2021 05-507-21-15 Maumee Police Department $0 $0 19 /35 Register
Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) provides officers with general knowledge related to drug impaired driving and promotes the use of Drug Recognition Experts (DRE). Law enforcement officers will learn to observe, identify and articulate the signs of impairment related to drugs, alcohol, or a combination of both, in order to reduce the number of impaired driving crashes. The ARIDE program stresses the importance of the signs and symptoms of the seven drug categories. Officers attending this course will receive an update/refresher of Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFSTs) and must successfully pass an SFST proficiency evaluation. This training also promotes interaction with representatives from the state's prosecution community who are encouraged to attend. The instructors for this course are all Ohio DRE certified instructors. PREREQUISITE(S): Officer must have had NHTSA SFST training or ADAP.
Patrol: ARIDE (Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement) Nov 15, 2021 - Nov 16, 2021 05-507-21-16 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $0 $0 40 /40 Register
Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) provides officers with general knowledge related to drug impaired driving and promotes the use of Drug Recognition Experts (DRE). Law enforcement officers will learn to observe, identify and articulate the signs of impairment related to drugs, alcohol, or a combination of both, in order to reduce the number of impaired driving crashes. The ARIDE program stresses the importance of the signs and symptoms of the seven drug categories. Officers attending this course will receive an update/refresher of Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFSTs) and must successfully pass an SFST proficiency evaluation. This training also promotes interaction with representatives from the state's prosecution community who are encouraged to attend. The instructors for this course are all Ohio DRE certified instructors. PREREQUISITE(S): Officer must have had NHTSA SFST training or ADAP.
Patrol: Canine Evaluator's Course Sep 20, 2021 - Sep 22, 2021 55-340-21-01 Port Clinton Police Department $400 $475 23 /25 Register
This three day course satisfies the core course and the evaluator course for patrol-related and/or special purpose canine evaluators as required by Ohio Administrative Code 109:2-7-04 to apply for canine evaluator certification issued by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission.
Patrol: Community Policing Sep 7, 2021 - Sep 7, 2021 02-095-21-01 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $115 $140 11 /35 Register
Community / police relations is a critical issue facing law enforcement. It is important to promote a positive relationship to help improve police legitimacy and reduce crime. Community Policing will discuss community-oriented policing techniques and tactics, and will be taught by an Ohio agency that uses these approaches.
Patrol: Field Training Officer (FTO) Program (Ohio Model) Aug 17, 2021 - Aug 19, 2021 05-485-21-02 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $345 $420 61 /61 Register
This three-day course is designed to provide either newly appointed Field Training Officers or veteran FTOs wishing to refresh their skills, insights into training and evaluation principals needed while working with a probationary officer. The class emphasizes the FTO’s role in assisting new officers in applying the knowledge and skills acquired during basic training. The course highlights instructional techniques, leadership, ethics and role modeling to include discussion of adult learning principles. Consistency in evaluation of trainee performance is practiced during realistic scenarios. Group discussions and case study exercises are a focus of student centered learning during facilitated presentations. The lesson is adapted from the San Jose Model/California POST Curriculum and presented from an Ohio legal perspective.
Patrol: Field Training Officer (FTO) Program (Ohio Model) Nov 2, 2021 - Nov 4, 2021 05-485-21-03 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $345 $420 48 /60 Register
This three-day course is designed to provide either newly appointed Field Training Officers or veteran FTOs wishing to refresh their skills, insights into training and evaluation principals needed while working with a probationary officer. The class emphasizes the FTO’s role in assisting new officers in applying the knowledge and skills acquired during basic training. The course highlights instructional techniques, leadership, ethics and role modeling to include discussion of adult learning principles. Consistency in evaluation of trainee performance is practiced during realistic scenarios. Group discussions and case study exercises are a focus of student centered learning during facilitated presentations. The lesson is adapted from the San Jose Model/California POST Curriculum and presented from an Ohio legal perspective.
Patrol: SFST (Standardized Field Sobriety Testing) Instructor Sep 13, 2021 - Sep 17, 2021 06-480-21-03 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $0 $0 20 /30 Register
Students will be certified to instruct the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recommended Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Ohio OVI enforcement course. Course material includes a review of instructor skills, presentation of the OVI curriculum, individual presentation of the material and a written test. Volunteer drinkers are used to test the student's proficiency with the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests during the live drinking session. All teaching materials will be provided to the student. Upon successful completion of the course and BAS certification, the student will be OPOTC certified as a qualified instructor for the Basic SFST courses (Unit 8) taught in Ohio. This is an instructor course and students should have a good understanding and mastery of the administration of the SFSTs prior to coming to the class. A proficiency test on the administration of the Field Sobriety Tests will take place at the beginning of the course that must be passed to complete the course. Applicants must have successfully completed a basic DUI enforcement course (SFST or ADAP).
Patrol: Stops & Approaches Instructor Oct 12, 2021 - Oct 14, 2021 05-474-21-02 OPOTA - London: Tactical Training Center $400 $475 24 /24 Register
This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to teach a traffic stops program to in-service personnel and/or basic academy cadets. Classroom time will be devoted to an overview of tactics and discussion of current case law and the Ohio Revised Code as it pertains to common traffic stop encounters. Time will also be used to cover teaching philosophies and techniques. The curriculum mirrors instruction of the basic academy program. The focus of the course is on teaching the program rather than performing the techniques as students. The course includes a classroom teach back as well as a practical teach back.
Skills Development: Critical Injury First Aid (CIFA) Instructor Nov 8, 2021 - Nov 8, 2021 06-740-21-01 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $100 $125 24 /25 Register
In order to meet the requirements to become a certified instructor for Critical Injury First Aid, the instructor must meet one of the following criteria: A certified peace officer and have taken Self-Aid/Buddy-Aid or Critical Injury First Aid Advanced Training. A certified Tactical Medical Provider. The Tactical provision of the certification must be completed through a nationally certified organization. A certified peace officer or EMT-B and previous experience as a tactical medical provider. Proof of experience as a tactical medical provider can be shown by providing documentation from team training records with a law enforcement agency.
Skills Development: Modern Report Writing Oct 15, 2021 - Oct 15, 2021 01-045-21-02 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $115 $140 13 /20 Register
This course assists report writers and reviewers in preparing accurate, concise, and complete investigative reports. Topics covered will include report organization, grammar, issue-spotting, and communication styles and formats. Additionally this course is required for those interested in teaching Modern Report Writing in the basic academy.
Special Response Operations: TMP - Decision Making Under Stress Jul 29, 2021 - Jul 29, 2021 05-721-21-03 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $150 $175 9 /18 Register
The TMP class fulfills the requirements for Tactical Medical Professionals to complete a scenario training course developed by OPOTA. The class focuses on pre-mission planning, medical threat assessments and providing care to individuals in high threat environments. OPOTA will provide the simunition weapons, ammo and basic protective equipment (masks, neck, groin and gloves). Listed below is the equipment list students are responsible to bring with them. OPOTC approved firearms program or sworn officer Knowledge of Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) &/or Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC)
Special Response Operations: TMP - Decision Making Under Stress Nov 22, 2021 - Nov 22, 2021 05-721-21-02 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $150 $175 18 /18 Register
The TMP class fulfills the requirements for Tactical Medical Professionals to complete a scenario training course developed by OPOTA. The class focuses on pre-mission planning, medical threat assessments and providing care to individuals in high threat environments. OPOTA will provide the simunition weapons, ammo and basic protective equipment (masks, neck, groin and gloves). Listed below is the equipment list students are responsible to bring with them. OPOTC approved firearms program or sworn officer Knowledge of Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) &/or Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC)
Subject Control: Impact Weapons Instructor Nov 9, 2021 - Nov 10, 2021 06-707-21-03 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $230 $280 24 /24 Register
This course is designed to qualify students to become Impact Weapons instructors for Peace Officer Basic Training and agency in-service training. This is a vendor-neutral course that offers concepts that apply to expandable, straight, short, and side handle batons. It also includes applications of environmental impact weapons (e.g., flashlight, handcuffs). Topics will include: legal considerations, weapon retention, transitions to other force options, impact weapon skills, drill and scenario development. This is a physical course and the students must be fit for duty. Equipment: Duty gear (including baton and holder), clothing for physical activity, and any other training gear you may need to train safely. All students should have operator level training with an impact weapon.
Subject Control: Subject Control Instructor Aug 2, 2021 - Aug 20, 2021 05-484-21-03 Cincinnati Police Training Academy 800 Evans Street Cincinnati OH 45204 $850 $1100 21 /0 Register
This two week course is designed to certify officers as subject control instructors for agency in-service or basic academy training. To successfully complete this course, students must pass a written exam and be able to demonstrate and teach the principles of subject control. Principles will include legal standards for use of force, documenting use of force and testifying in court, officer mindset, subject approach, striking, takedowns, handcuffing, ground defense, body lock/hold releases, weapon defenses (i.e., weapon retention, shot avoidance, edged and impact weapon defense), and scenario management. Tactics, situational awareness, and critical decision making will be discussed throughout this course. Note: This is a physical course and students should be in good physical condition to participate (i.e., fit for duty). This course is specifically designed for certified peace officers and corrections officers that have been through an approved basic training academy. If you are not one of the previously described officers or if you have limited training and experience in subject control, it is recommended that you complete operator level training prior to attending. Any questions can be sent to Aaron.Coey@ohioattorneygeneral.gov. Equipment required: Duty gear (body armor, holster, handcuffs & key, etc.), clothing for physical activity (indoors & outdoors), and any other equipment you feel you may need to train safely. Check the course dates. Some classes have been split over 3 weeks. For split schedules, there will be a week of training, a week off, and then return to finish the second week. PREREQUISITE(S): There is a pre-course assignment that is required for this course. It will be sent via email 3-4 weeks before the class is scheduled to begin. Students must have an operator level understanding of subject control principles. This is an advanced course and not designed for beginners.
Subject Control: Subject Control Instructor Nov 1, 2021 - Nov 19, 2021 05-484-21-04 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $850 $1100 20 /20 Register
This two week course is designed to certify officers as subject control instructors for agency in-service or basic academy training. To successfully complete this course, students must pass a written exam and be able to demonstrate and teach the principles of subject control. Principles will include legal standards for use of force, documenting use of force and testifying in court, officer mindset, subject approach, striking, takedowns, handcuffing, ground defense, body lock/hold releases, weapon defenses (i.e., weapon retention, shot avoidance, edged and impact weapon defense), and scenario management. Tactics, situational awareness, and critical decision making will be discussed throughout this course. Note: This is a physical course and students should be in good physical condition to participate (i.e., fit for duty). This course is specifically designed for certified peace officers and corrections officers that have been through an approved basic training academy. If you are not one of the previously described officers or if you have limited training and experience in subject control, it is recommended that you complete operator level training prior to attending. Any questions can be sent to Aaron.Coey@ohioattorneygeneral.gov. Equipment required: Duty gear (body armor, holster, handcuffs & key, etc.), clothing for physical activity (indoors & outdoors), and any other equipment you feel you may need to train safely. Check the course dates. Some classes have been split over 3 weeks. For split schedules, there will be a week of training, a week off, and then return to finish the second week. PREREQUISITE(S): There is a pre-course assignment that is required for this course. It will be sent via email 3-4 weeks before the class is scheduled to begin. Students must have an operator level understanding of subject control principles. This is an advanced course and not designed for beginners.
Subject Control: Subject Control Instructor Jan 31, 2022 - Feb 18, 2022 05-484-22-01 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $1000 $1250 6 /20 Register
This two week course is designed to certify officers as subject control instructors for agency in-service or basic academy training. To successfully complete this course, students must pass a written exam and be able to demonstrate and teach the principles of subject control. Principles will include legal standards for use of force, documenting use of force and testifying in court, officer mindset, subject approach, striking, takedowns, handcuffing, ground defense, body lock/hold releases, weapon defenses (i.e., weapon retention, shot avoidance, edged and impact weapon defense), and scenario management. Tactics, situational awareness, and critical decision making will be discussed throughout this course. Note: This is a physical course and students should be in good physical condition to participate (i.e., fit for duty). This course is specifically designed for certified peace officers and corrections officers that have been through an approved basic training academy. If you are not one of the previously described officers or if you have limited training and experience in subject control, it is recommended that you complete operator level training prior to attending. Any questions can be sent to Aaron.Coey@ohioattorneygeneral.gov. Equipment required: Duty gear (body armor, holster, handcuffs & key, etc.), clothing for physical activity (indoors & outdoors), and any other equipment you feel you may need to train safely. Check the course dates. Some classes have been split over 3 weeks. For split schedules, there will be a week of training, a week off, and then return to finish the second week. PREREQUISITE(S): There is a pre-course assignment that is required for this course. It will be sent via email 3-4 weeks before the class is scheduled to begin. Students must have an operator level understanding of subject control principles. This is an advanced course and not designed for beginners.
Subject Control: Subject Control Instructor Apr 11, 2022 - Apr 29, 2022 05-484-22-02 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $1000 $1250 0 /20 Register
This two week course is designed to certify officers as subject control instructors for agency in-service or basic academy training. To successfully complete this course, students must pass a written exam and be able to demonstrate and teach the principles of subject control. Principles will include legal standards for use of force, documenting use of force and testifying in court, officer mindset, subject approach, striking, takedowns, handcuffing, ground defense, body lock/hold releases, weapon defenses (i.e., weapon retention, shot avoidance, edged and impact weapon defense), and scenario management. Tactics, situational awareness, and critical decision making will be discussed throughout this course. Note: This is a physical course and students should be in good physical condition to participate (i.e., fit for duty). This course is specifically designed for certified peace officers and corrections officers that have been through an approved basic training academy. If you are not one of the previously described officers or if you have limited training and experience in subject control, it is recommended that you complete operator level training prior to attending. Any questions can be sent to Aaron.Coey@ohioattorneygeneral.gov. Equipment required: Duty gear (body armor, holster, handcuffs & key, etc.), clothing for physical activity (indoors & outdoors), and any other equipment you feel you may need to train safely. Check the course dates. Some classes have been split over 3 weeks. For split schedules, there will be a week of training, a week off, and then return to finish the second week. PREREQUISITE(S): There is a pre-course assignment that is required for this course. It will be sent via email 3-4 weeks before the class is scheduled to begin. Students must have an operator level understanding of subject control principles. This is an advanced course and not designed for beginners.
Subject Control: Subject Control Instructor Jun 6, 2022 - Jun 24, 2022 05-484-22-03 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $1000 $1250 0 /20 Register
This two week course is designed to certify officers as subject control instructors for agency in-service or basic academy training. To successfully complete this course, students must pass a written exam and be able to demonstrate and teach the principles of subject control. Principles will include legal standards for use of force, documenting use of force and testifying in court, officer mindset, subject approach, striking, takedowns, handcuffing, ground defense, body lock/hold releases, weapon defenses (i.e., weapon retention, shot avoidance, edged and impact weapon defense), and scenario management. Tactics, situational awareness, and critical decision making will be discussed throughout this course. Note: This is a physical course and students should be in good physical condition to participate (i.e., fit for duty). This course is specifically designed for certified peace officers and corrections officers that have been through an approved basic training academy. If you are not one of the previously described officers or if you have limited training and experience in subject control, it is recommended that you complete operator level training prior to attending. Any questions can be sent to Aaron.Coey@ohioattorneygeneral.gov. Equipment required: Duty gear (body armor, holster, handcuffs & key, etc.), clothing for physical activity (indoors & outdoors), and any other equipment you feel you may need to train safely. Check the course dates. Some classes have been split over 3 weeks. For split schedules, there will be a week of training, a week off, and then return to finish the second week. PREREQUISITE(S): There is a pre-course assignment that is required for this course. It will be sent via email 3-4 weeks before the class is scheduled to begin. Students must have an operator level understanding of subject control principles. This is an advanced course and not designed for beginners.
Subject Control: Subject Control Instructor Aug 15, 2022 - Sep 2, 2022 05-484-22-04 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $1000 $1250 0 /20 Register
This two week course is designed to certify officers as subject control instructors for agency in-service or basic academy training. To successfully complete this course, students must pass a written exam and be able to demonstrate and teach the principles of subject control. Principles will include legal standards for use of force, documenting use of force and testifying in court, officer mindset, subject approach, striking, takedowns, handcuffing, ground defense, body lock/hold releases, weapon defenses (i.e., weapon retention, shot avoidance, edged and impact weapon defense), and scenario management. Tactics, situational awareness, and critical decision making will be discussed throughout this course. Note: This is a physical course and students should be in good physical condition to participate (i.e., fit for duty). This course is specifically designed for certified peace officers and corrections officers that have been through an approved basic training academy. If you are not one of the previously described officers or if you have limited training and experience in subject control, it is recommended that you complete operator level training prior to attending. Any questions can be sent to Aaron.Coey@ohioattorneygeneral.gov. Equipment required: Duty gear (body armor, holster, handcuffs & key, etc.), clothing for physical activity (indoors & outdoors), and any other equipment you feel you may need to train safely. Check the course dates. Some classes have been split over 3 weeks. For split schedules, there will be a week of training, a week off, and then return to finish the second week. PREREQUISITE(S): There is a pre-course assignment that is required for this course. It will be sent via email 3-4 weeks before the class is scheduled to begin. Students must have an operator level understanding of subject control principles. This is an advanced course and not designed for beginners.
Subject Control: Subject Control Instructor Oct 17, 2022 - Nov 4, 2022 05-484-22-05 OPOTA - London: Main Academy $1000 $1250 0 /20 Register
This two week course is designed to certify officers as subject control instructors for agency in-service or basic academy training. To successfully complete this course, students must pass a written exam and be able to demonstrate and teach the principles of subject control. Principles will include legal standards for use of force, documenting use of force and testifying in court, officer mindset, subject approach, striking, takedowns, handcuffing, ground defense, body lock/hold releases, weapon defenses (i.e., weapon retention, shot avoidance, edged and impact weapon defense), and scenario management. Tactics, situational awareness, and critical decision making will be discussed throughout this course. Note: This is a physical course and students should be in good physical condition to participate (i.e., fit for duty). This course is specifically designed for certified peace officers and corrections officers that have been through an approved basic training academy. If you are not one of the previously described officers or if you have limited training and experience in subject control, it is recommended that you complete operator level training prior to attending. Any questions can be sent to Aaron.Coey@ohioattorneygeneral.gov. Equipment required: Duty gear (body armor, holster, handcuffs & key, etc.), clothing for physical activity (indoors & outdoors), and any other equipment you feel you may need to train safely. Check the course dates. Some classes have been split over 3 weeks. For split schedules, there will be a week of training, a week off, and then return to finish the second week. PREREQUISITE(S): There is a pre-course assignment that is required for this course. It will be sent via email 3-4 weeks before the class is scheduled to begin. Students must have an operator level understanding of subject control principles. This is an advanced course and not designed for beginners.
Traffic: RADAR and LIDAR Operator (ESMD 40-Hour NHTSA Certification) Sep 20, 2021 - Sep 24, 2021 53-670-21-01 Akron Police Training Academy 800 Dan Street Akron OH 44310 $0 $0 0 /20 Register
This course will use the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) RADAR and LiDAR training curriculum. This course will instruct the theory, history and practical application of traffic RADAR and LiDAR devices. This course will provide instruction in the operation of RADAR and LiDAR devices and two days of field exercises and speed estimations with a certified instructor. Students will participate in a mock trial and practice courtroom testimony. SPECIAL NEEDS/EQUIPMENT/COMMENTS: Students need to bring a laptop as the course material will be on a thumb drive.
Traffic: Traffic Crash Reconstruction (Level 4) Oct 11, 2021 - Oct 22, 2021 03-150-21-01 Summit County Training Center $1050 $1300 16 /16 Register
This 80-hour Traffic Crash Reconstruction course will further an officer’s understanding of complex issues in analyzing cause and fault in traffic crashes by utilizing two-dimensional momentum, impact speed calculations, and time/distance analysis. Officers who complete this course will know the derivation and origin of commonly used speed formulas, how to solve vehicle impact speeds utilizing conservation of linear momentum and energy analysis, and apply human factors to the collision to determine if a driver’s reaction was proper or not. Topics will also include introductions to motorcycle, pedestrian, and commercial vehicle collisions. Students should possess keen analytical and investigative skills. This class involves trigonometry, algebra and other basic mathematics. Students will need a calculator with square root function, sine/co-sine, and parentheses and will participate in many outside exercises. PREREQUISITE(S): Traffic Crash Investigation Level I, Traffic Crash Investigation Level II and Vehicle Dynamics.