Our Training Academy, a CALEA accredited academy, offers a schedule of diverse courses that illustrate our commitment to providing the pinnacle of law enforcement training. Course enrollment is open to commissioned peace officers who are sponsored by their agency.
How to Register
Course registration is only available through the Public Safety Training Campus.
- If you are already a user in the Training Campus, you may log on and register for the desired course.
- If you are not a user, please click “New User” to obtain a username and password.
When searching for a course in the Training Campus, you can search by course ID, location or date. All Highway Patrol course IDs begin with the letters “OSP”.
Your agency will be billed for non-funded courses after completion. No payments will be accepted prior to course completion.
Location and Hours
All classes are held at the Highway Patrol Academy, 740 East 17th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio, unless otherwise noted in the course description.
Academy hours are 8 a.m. -5 p.m., Monday-Friday. Classes begin at 9 a.m. on the first day of the course unless otherwise noted in the course description.
Officers enrolled in the Basic Peace Officer Course will reside at the Academy during training. Basic officers are restricted to the Academy during the week.
For students enrolled in any other courses, rooms are subject to availability. Please contact the Academy Scheduler for accommodations at (614) 466-4896.
A variety of leisure training facilities are available to officers in training, including an indoor training tank, fitness room and gymnasium. Students should bring appropriate attire for these activities. Computer labs are available and a limited WiFi connection is available for personal laptops.
Appropriate business casual attire is required. Students are not permitted to wear jeans, shorts, sandals, tee shirts or ball caps.
Our Regional Training Unit (RTU) offers our Ohio law enforcement partners training opportunities without requiring travel to Columbus. We partner with schools and other law enforcement agencies to obtain logistical support and facilities for training. If your agency wishes to host regional training courses, please email the RTU or call (614) 466-4896.