Nearly 40 officers have graduated from the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s
latest Basic Peace Officer Class, the OSHP
reports. The 37 graduates will go on to assume duties as law enforcement officers
for 20 different Ohio agencies.
This was the 146th class to participate in the OSHP’s Basic Peace
Officer training, a 21-week course that provides training on over 150
topics. The program also features advanced instruction in several subject
areas critical to the successful performance of the modern law enforcement
officer, including firearms proficiency and safety, standardized field
sobriety testing, criminal and traffic law, community relations, and emergency
The OHSP’s announcement of its most recent graduating class follows
several other news releases regarding Ohio’s law enforcement agencies.
This includes millions of dollars in funding provided through the Ohio
Violent Crimes Reduction Grant Program and the
Ohio Drug Law Enforcement Fund to support agencies across the state in responding to and proactively
addressing violent crimes and