Oakland Police Academy (OPA.CT)


Human Services

Auburn Hills Campus

The Police Academy Certificate is restricted to Police Academy graduates.

The Oakland Police Academy meets all requirements for Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES). Successful completion of the Academy qualifies cadets to take the MCOLES Michigan Police Officer licensing exam.

MCOLES required knowledge and skill tests include, but are not limited to: Criminal Law and Procedures, Firearms, Emergency Vehicle Operations, First Aid, Physical Fitness Exit Exam, and Defensive Tactics.

Completion of the Oakland Police Academy satisfies above requirements.

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Major Requirements
OPA 2510Law and the Public Servant5
OPA 2520Firearms Training5
OPA 2530Subject Control Training5
OPA 2540Health, Wellness, and Safety for the Public Servant5
OPA 2550Traffic Enforcement and Patrol5
OPA 2560Crime Scene Investigation5
Total Credit Hours30

 A minimum cumulative 2.00 grade point average (GPA) overall is required for graduation. 

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