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Application for the Upcoming June 2019 Day Academy

Download the application for the Summer 2019 Day Basic Peace Officer Academy.  The Academy starts June 10, 2019.

Important instructions:

  • Application must be typed and printed single sided. Handwritten applications not accepted.
  • The physical must be conducted by a health care professional with the designation of:
  • M.D.
  • D.O.
  • P.A.
  • C.N.P.
  • Application must be turned in to the academy office by the applicant by the deadline date.
  • DO NOT have fingerprints done, we will fingerprint you at sometime during the application process.
  • Nine-panel urine drug screens are now required by the State of Ohio.  Please follow the instruction on the Drug Screen sheet in the application packet.  Results must accompany the application or be e-mailed by the lab to the academy.  Several Labs in the area do the drug screens and some offer student discounts. 
    • Conentra (formerly MedWork) Labs takes walk-ins without prior authorization and is familiar with the State of Ohio requirements. 
    • LabCorp requires pre-registering PRIOR to going to the test facility.  You must use this link to ensure the proper test at LabCorp: https://requestatest.com/opota-basic-academy-9-panel-urine-test
    • We recommend you take the SF147 page in the application with you.  This lists the nine panels to be screened and will help ensure the correct screening is conducted.

Deadline for application is  4:00 P.M., FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 2019 at 4:00 P.M.

Upon receipt of a properly completed application you will be scheduled for the Physical Fitness assessment. The entry standards may be viewed by the below link. The difficulty of the entry tests should not be underestimated. Applicants should start a physical conditioning regiment now rather than wait until the last minute.

To Start the Application Process:

STEP 1: 

Read the OHIO PEACE OFFICER BASIC TRAINING STUDENT HANDBOOK in its entirety.

STEP 2: 

Complete the APPLICATION FOR JUNE 2019 DAY BASIC TRAINING ACADEMY. Be sure to follow the instructions carefully.

LINKS:
View our video detailing proper performance of the Physical Fitness Assessment
PT Entry standards can be found here.