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Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police

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Check out the most current postings for Law Enforcement position opportunities in and around Ohio.


Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to cultivating professionalism and innovation among police executives in order to assure the continued success of the law enforcement community.  Established in 1928, the Association is a fully staffed organization offering you a broad range of professional, educational and informational services. Our goals are: to serve you the member; to increase our public’s understanding of the role police play in maintaining our quality of community life; and to foster improvements in police education, practice and research.


You are invited to become a part of the law enforcement association representing police executives and the police profession in Ohio.

  • Active Chiefs, Sheriffs, Law Enforcement Administrators (LEA’s) and Associate Memberships
  • Corporate Partner Membership

Learn more about specific benefits and to apply….CLICK HERE

Our Affiliations
The Law Enforcement Foundation, in working partnership with local business, extends the reach and support of law enforcement’s role in local communities through education and training programs that enhance the quality of life and protect the values of citizenship.

Certified Law Enforcement Executive

The program’s primary purpose is to increase and certify professional competence. Ohio’s CLEE Program is the standard by which all other state’s certification programs are measured.  Designed for Chiefs of Police, Sheriffs, and upper command level staff.  Learn more….

Police Executive Leadership College

Pelc is to provide law enforcement executive with a unique and innovative leadership educational program geared towards today’s demands and tomorrow’s needs.  Curriculum is comprehensive and challenging, presenting key executives leadership topics.  Learn more….

Supervisor Training and Education Program

Developing critical competencies in the new first line supervisor. Spring and Fall sessions fill quickly. Check out STEP for detailed information, schedules, application, etc……CLICK HERE.


Check out DARE OH for training information and details…..CLICK HERE.  Officers are trained by the Law Enforcement Foundation. LEF has the sole permission to train DARE Officers in Ohio.

Active Shooter Training

The Law Enforcement Foundation is pleased to present Active Shooter Training, which enables organizations to provide training that empowers individuals and increases their chances of survival. Learn more…

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