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Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy

Upcoming Courses on Using ‘Drones’

As more small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS), commonly called “drones,” are used as tools in public safety efforts, OPOTA plans to offer more training with this new technology.

2/14/2018

Recognizing and Responding to Methamphetamine Operations

Methamphetamine operations are dangerous to the public, law enforcement, and other first responders who encounter them in the line of duty. 

2/14/2018

Managing Internal Use-of-Force Investigations

Officers who take this course will receive the information they need to conduct internal investigations accurately and transparently. 

2/14/2018

Did You Know?

“Did you know” that Ohio Revised Code (ORC) Section 108.804 requires all chiefs appointed after Jan. 1, 2018, to attend new chief training within six months?  

2/14/2018

Developing Surveillance Photography Skills

Is it possible to capture identifiable photos of suspects at more than a quarter mile away using only an entry-level photo kit?  Can photographers have enough control of the camera to shoot photos at night without using the flash? Instructors with the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy’s (OPOTA) new Surveillance Photography course will teach students how to produce clear, useful photos.  

2/14/2018