Great Oaks Police Academy accepting recruits


Graduates of the Police Academy at Great Oaks Career Campuses are working in and running law enforcement agencies across southwestern Ohio. Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Neil is a 1983 graduate.

Great Oaks is now accepting applications to prepare the next generation of law officers. The 730-hour, seven-month evening training session begins January 3, but interested candidates must act now to ensure a spot in the class.

Graduates will be prepared for the Ohio Peace Officer Certification Exam.

The application process includes a meeting with Commander Michael Wright as well as an entrance test and background investigation, drug screen, and physical fitness test. For those accepted into the program, tuition is $6,195 plus uniforms. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact Commander Wright at 513.612.5763 or, or go to

Submitted by Jon Weidlich, community relations director, Great Oaks Career Campuses.

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