Edison State accepting applications for Peace Officer Training Academy

PIQUA — The Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy at Edison State Community College is now accepting applications for the 23-week program that will prepare students for a career in law enforcement.

Students of the program will meet six days each week beginning in January and, upon successful completion, will graduate from the program in June. The curriculum of the program is certified by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission (OPOTC) and covers all aspects of law enforcement training, including administration, firearms, subject control, and investigation.

Completed applications must be received by Nov. 30, 2021. Physical assessment tests may be completed on either Dec. 1, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. or Dec. 3, 2021, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., with the academy running from Jan. 4 to June 18, 2022.

For more information or to apply, contact Veronica French via email at vfrench@edisonohio.edu or call 937-778-7865. The program-specific application is also available to download at www.edisonohio.edu/programs.