AVERY — The EHOVE police academy is offering the next session beginning Jan. 9 and running through April 24, 2008. Completion of the class is a requirement to be eligible to sit for the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy certification test.
John Majoy, a sergeant with the Huron Police Department, is the commander of the academy. The program is 630 hours in length, consisting of 558 hours of state mandated training, plus additional classes in radar and laser certification, advanced DUI detection and physical fitness training. This course is approved by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission (OPOTC).
All students must successfully pass career testing, a pre-entrance physical fitness exam as well as a background check.
Classes are held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday with several night and weekend classes for practical exercises. Cost of the course is $4,100 for tuition and $200 for fees.
For information or to register call (866) 256-9707, ext. 280. Click on www.ehove.net/adulteducation/publicsafetycareers for more details.