Accredited Agencies for CPS

  • Ohio Crime Prevention Association
  • Ohio School Resource Officers Association
  • Buckeye State Sheriffs’ Association
  • Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police (including DARE)
  • Fraternal Order of Police (Specific Courses)
  • American Society of Industrial Security
  • Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services
  • Ohio Attorney General’s Office
  • Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (Specific Courses)
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms
  • Secret Service
  • National Crime Prevention Institute
  • National Crime Prevention Council
  • Crime Prevention Coalition of America
  • International Society of Crime Prevention Practitioners
  • Tri-State Regional Community Policing Institute
  • National Association of School Resource Officers

Credits Required / Calculation of Credits

In order to renew your certification. you must complete nine (9) credits during your designated three year period [Example: August 1, 2012 through July 31, 2015]. These credits are achieved from training provided by the list of accredited organizations.

    • ½ day course (4 hour training) equals ½ credit
    • One day course (6 to 8 hours training) equals one credit
    • A two to five day course equals two credits
    • A six to fifteen day course equals four credits
    • OCPA Annual Training Conference equals three credits 
    • Attendance at Quarterly District Meeting equals ½ credit 
    • OCPA One day course (6 to 8 hours training) equals 1-1/2 credit
    • OCPA Committee – One year service on a committee equals one credit

Thus, if you attended the OCPA Conference each year you meet the requirement.


Tel: (740) 280-OCPA (6272)

Email:  info@ocpa-oh.org
Website:  www.ocpa-oh.org

P.O. Box 178 * Galloway, Ohio * 43119

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