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OSHP Training

Advanced Search Techniques/Hidden Compartments

Please visit the Public Safety Training Campus to register.


This two-day course is an advanced search techniques class that will introduce students to areas of concealment on, around, and within a motor vehicle through classroom and practical application. Students will be instructed on how to access these areas for purposes of determining if contraband is located within aftermarket concealment areas in actual seized vehicles utilized by drug traffickers. The classes below start at 8am.

A prerequisite of OSP-CPDI or a similar course (DEA Pipeline, DIAP Course, etc.) is required to participate (the training will be verified through the Public Safety Training Campus (PSTC) or visual inspection of a certificate).

Training Schedule

  • March 23 - 24, 2021 (OSHP K9 Facility)
  • June 22 - 23, 2021 (OSHP K9 Facility)
  • August 10 - 11, 2021 (OSHP K9 Facility)
  • October 19 - 20, 2021 (OSHP K9 Facility) CANCELLED

Course Details

  • Class size: 24
  • Meals provided: No
  • Lodging provided: When available; please contact the Academy Scheduler at (614) 466-4896.
  • Cost: None


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Physical Location & Certified Mail Address
Ohio State Highway Patrol
1970 West Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43223

Mailing Address
Ohio State Highway Patrol
PO Box 182074
Columbus, Ohio 43218-2074

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