Police Academy (PACD)

PACD 101, BASIC POLICE ACADEMY 1 9 (11)

Courses in this module are designed to study the criminal justice system including criminal law, the Ohio Revised Code (ORC), and the physical demands placed upon law enforcement officers. This course corresponds to Ohio Peace Office Basic Academy Unit 1, Unit 2, and Unit 12. Students will comply with all student performance objectives as required by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission (OPOTC).

General Education: IN1, IN2, IN5

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

PACD 102, BASIC POLICE ACADEMY 2 9 (13)

Students in this module are introduced to the safe operation of motor vehicles, firearms safety, handling maintenance, and use of force. Students will also learn the fundamentals of criminal investigation, interviews, and interrogation and will comply with all student performance objectives as required by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission (OPOTC) curriculum. This course corresponds to Ohio Peace Officer Basic Academy Unit 4, Unit 5, and Unit 11 as required by the OPOTC.

General Education: IN1, IN2, IN4, IN5

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

PACD 103, BASIC POLICE ACADEMY 3 9 (13)

Courses in this module are designed to study the interaction between the police and the community. It includes human and community relations, police operations and patrol, police ethics, the use of discretion, de-escalation techniques, and appropriate subject control methods. Students will comply with all student performance objectives as required by the Ohio Peace Officers Training Commission (OPOTC) curriculum. This corresponds to OPOTC Basic Academy Unit 3, Unit 6, and Unit 8.

General Education: IN1, IN2, IN3, IN4

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters

PACD 104, BASIC POLICE ACADEMY 4 9 (13)

Courses in this module are designed to prepare the student on various procedures regarding traffic accidents and enforcement. It includes the proper care of the injured, basic and advanced crash investigation, traffic enforcement, the use of technology, DUI enforcement, HAZMAT awareness, traffic control, crowd control and officer safety. Students will comply with all student performance objectives as required by the Ohio Peace Officers Training Commission (OPOTC) curriculum. This course corresponds to Ohio Peace Officer Basic Academy Unit 7, Unit 9, Unit 10, and Unit 13 as required by the OPOTC.

General Education: IN1, IN2, IN3, IN4

Typically Offered: Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters