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Learn More About Financial Crimes

Participants in the Law Enforcement Critical Issues Symposium will learn about the financial components of the opioid epidemic and the threat of homegrown financial terrorism and hear about a case study involving a fake charity for veterans. 

9/8/2017

Stay Current on the Latest in Opioid Death Investigations

As many Ohioans continue to struggle with addiction to opioids and other drugs, law enforcement professionals need to be aware of best practices as they investigate overdoses and related incidents.

9/8/2017

Did you Know?

Log in to OHLEG to print advanced training certificates. 

9/8/2017

Did You Know?

In 2011, more than 39,000 people completed OPOTA courses online and at the regional and main campuses.

8/18/2017

Understanding Issues Specifically Related to Body Cameras

As body cameras become more prevalent, law enforcement agencies are facing new questions related to policies, procedures, and communication. 

8/10/2017

Understanding Human Behavior and Stress

In October, OPOTA Richfield will host two courses designed to help law enforcement officers understand the dynamics behind human behavior in high-stress situations.  

8/10/2017

Receive Dispatcher Training for Critical Incidents

The information a dispatcher gathers during a critical incident call can provide life-or-death details to first responders.

8/10/2017

Learn More About Youths Who Kill

Author Phil Chalmers will present “Why Teens Kill — Generation Death” in September at OPOTA Richfield. 

8/10/2017

Complete the Blue Courage CPT Officer Wellness Requirement

Blue Courage is a leadership development workshop created by officers for officers to help them deal with everyday stress, improve their overall well-being, and increase their longevity on the job.

8/10/2017

Updating SWAT, SRT Leadership Skills

New and current SWAT and Special Response Team leaders will benefit from Tactical Team Leader Development: a three-day course to be held at the Akron Police Department Training Bureau.

6/14/2017

Protecting Mind, Spirit

Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, a retired Army Ranger and former professor of psychology, writes and teaches about the toll of violence and violent crime on law enforcement, soldiers, and others. He will present on the topic, Bulletproof Mind, at OPOTA Richfield. 

6/14/2017

Presenting at National Conference

Sarah S. Shendy, a law enforcement training officer at the Attorney General’s OPOTA Richfield, will serve as a presenter at an upcoming national conference.

6/14/2017

Enhancing Data Recovery Skills

As computers and technology have become a part of daily life, digital evidence is playing a key role in how law enforcement solves crimes. 

6/14/2017

Training the Trainers

When dispatched to active threat scenes, officers know that someone is in immediate danger. 

5/22/2017

Learn More About Youths Who Kill

Phil Chalmers, author of Inside the Mind of a Teen Killer and a national expert on youth violence, will visit OPOTA Richfield to explore the topic. 

5/24/2017

Introducing OPOTA’s Immersive Law Enforcement Training Village

Law enforcement officers attending courses at OPOTA’s London campus will be able to enhance their skills in stress-inducing, realistic environments through a new scenario-based training village that includes simulators and live role players.

5/24/2017

Interviewing Child Sex Trafficking Victims

Because child sex trafficking victims have often been traumatized, it can be difficult to get accurate, timely information from them to proceed with an investigation.

5/24/2017

Gain Insights About Child Sex Trafficking

The complexities surrounding child sex trafficking are important for an investigator to understand. This course is designed to provide information from the perspective of child protective services, law enforcement, the medical community, and prosecutors.

5/24/2017
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