Applications for Edison State’s Peace Officer Training Academy being accepted


For the Miami Valley Today

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 July and, upon successful completion, will graduate from the program in December. 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 May 30, 2022. Physical assessment tests may be completed on either May 31, 2022, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. or June 1, 2022, from 10 a.m. to noon, with the academy running from July 6 to Dec. 17, 2022.

For more information or to apply, contact Veronica French via email at [email protected] or call 937-778-7865. The program-specific application is also available to download at

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