If you are interested in enrolling in the Zane State College Cambridge Campus Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTA), which starts on January 16, 2018, plan to attend one of the mandatory information sessions on:

October 16 • October 19 • October 31

All information sessions are held in the
Willett-Pratt Training Center, Room 513 at 5:30 p.m.
Zane State College Cambridge Campus
9900 Brick Church Rd.

Prospective academy students MUST attend one of the three information sessions. The OPOTA program is required training for anyone wishing to be a law enforcement officer in the state of Ohio. Application and enrollment materials are handed out during the information meetings. Each session will include question and answer time. Attendees are encouraged to make notes of any questions and bring them to the session.

Want to learn more?
Contact the School Commander for the Cambridge Campus:

Vicky L. Conder

Whether you are an open enrollment student or have the backing of a law enforcement agency for the purpose of training, the Ohio Peace Officer Training program is required. You must complete this training to work as a peace officer in the State of Ohio.

This 26-credit hour training introduces you to the study of criminal justice, and it provides participants with basics in defensive tactics, defensive driving, and other practical skills. Students learn investigative methods and the fundamentals of constitutional law and homeland security.

For more information about pursuing Ohio Peace Officer Training, please contact one of our Zane State College Peace Officer Training Academy commanders.