Police Academy

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Mon - Thur 8:00 am - 9:00 pm and Fri 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Police Academy

This 695 hour program prepares you for an entry-level police officer position with hands-on and classroom training.  Upon successful completion, a graduate can be eligible for positions in local police departments, county sheriff’s offices, state facilities and other locations.  Course includes instruction in administration, legal responsibilities, human relations, firearms, defensive driving patrol techniques, civil disorder, investigation, traffic control and physical conditioning.  Weekend training is required.

Students will need to complete the Basic Police Academy Application and Apollo Applications.  There is a $100.00 non-refundable application fee that covers background check, drug screen, work keys etc.  This is due when students return their forms.

Tuition $ 3,800 + required supplies and application fee.

Required supplies for student purchase.

  • Uniform Shirts (2)
  • Uniform Pants (2)
  • Serviceable Pistol  (9MM, 40 S&W, 45 ACP)
  • Gun Belt, Holster, Mag Pouches, Handcuff Case and Belt Keepers
  • Straight Baton and Holster
  • Black Shoes or Boots
  • Ammunition (1000 Rounds Handgun)
  • Ammunition (40 Rds of Buck and 25 Rds of Shot Shotgun)
  • Push Button Flashlight
  • Handcuffs

*Physical Examination- Can be performed by your own family physician.  Completion of specific form is required.

*Program funding is available through GI Bill, potential scholarships and payment plans.

Basic Police Academy Manager

Steve Stechschulte Sr.


For information and enrollment, call 419-998-3000 with your name and number.  Commander Stechschulte will call you and schedule an appointment.

Basic Police Academy Schedule

Start Date: October 31, 2017

End Date: June 26, 2018

Monday-Thursday: 6:00-10:00 pm

Sat (occasional Sun ) : 8:00-5:00 pm