Police Academy

Public Safety Training and Police Academy | State of Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission Approved

Instructor Jeff Film Pictured Receiving Instructor Of The Year AwardThe Kent State University Basic Peace Officer Training Academy is committed to offering the best academy training available for those interested in pursuing a career as a police officer or corrections officer. Students in northeast Ohio can attend courses at either our Kent or Trumbull Campus. 

To meet the needs of interested individuals, Police Officer Training is available either during the day, or evenings and weekends. Additionally, classes start three times per year with differing schedules to meet your needs.

The information contained herein is designed to give you a general overview of the academy and its standards. If you have any questions that may not be answered here, please feel free to call us at the numbers listed below or stop into our offices.

Trumbull Campus, 4314 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren, Ohio 44483
Phone: 330-675-7666 | Email: policeacademy@kent.edu

Kent Campus, 800 East Summit St., Room 189 Schwartz Center, Kent, Ohio 44242
Phone: 330-672-0325 | Email: rclause1@kent.edu