Get hands-on training and be prepared for numerous positions with our Basic Police Academy
This 740-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. The 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.
Interested applicants will need to complete the Apollo registration form as a first step and submit to the Apollo Adult Education office. The Police Commander will then be in contact with interested students to fill out an official Basic Police Academy Application. There is a $100.00 non-refundable application fee due when students have passed physical requirements and are officially accepted into the program.
Tuition $5,500 + required supplies and application fee.
Required supplies for student purchase:
- Serviceable Pistol (9MM, 40 S&W, 45 ACP)
- Gun Belt, Holster, Mag Pouches, Handcuff Case and Belt Keepers
- Uniform Pants
- Black Shoes or Boots
- Ammunition (1000 Rounds Handgun)
- Ammunition (40 Rounds of Buck and 25 Rounds of Shot Shotgun)
For information and enrollment, call 419-998-3000 with your name and number. The Commander will call you and schedule an appointment.
*Physical Examination- Can be performed by your own family physician. Completion of the specific form is required.
*Program funding is available through filling a FASFA, GI Bill, potential scholarships and payment plans.
Start and end dates are subject to change.
Programmatic credentialing requirements and qualifications for employment vary per employer and/or facility.