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OSHP Training

Criminal Patrol/Drug Interdiction

Please visit the Public Safety Training Campus to register.


This two-day course is designed to introduce patrol officers to baseline techniques in detecting and apprehending criminals who utilize our streets and highways to conduct criminal activity.

The course includes instruction on driving behaviors, roadside interviews, hidden compartments, commercial/large vehicle interdiction, report writing/court testimony, officer safety and legal review.

Instruction for the course will be provided by the OSHP Criminal Patrol Unit and veteran troopers who are actively engaged in criminal interdiction on a daily basis. The classes below start at 8am.

Training Schedule

  • March 1 - 2, 2022 (Ashland County SO Annex Building)
  • March 16 - 17, 2022 (OH Dept. of Natural Resources)
  • April 6 - 7, 2022 (Williams County Veterans Memorial)
  • May 10 - 11, 2022 (Youngstown State University Cushwa Hall)
  • June 6 - 7, 2022 (Great Oaks Career Center)
  • July 18 - 19, 2022 (US Customs & Border Protection)
  • July 20 - 21, 2022 (US Customs & Border Protection)
  • No. 84: November 9 - 10, 2022 (OSHP Academy)

Course Details

  • Class size: 20-200 depending on location*
  • Meals provided: Yes - only at OSHP Academy
  • Lodging provided: Only at OSHP Academy when available, please contact the Academy Scheduler at 614-466-4896
  • Cost: None

*If Covid restrictions are in place class size is subject to change.


Contact Us

Call #677 or click HERE to email.

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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