BPOC Basic Peace Officer

BPOC graduates from El Reno, Yukon, and OKC stand on stage in their police uniforms.

About the Program

The Basic Peace Officer Certification (BPOC) program prepares students for careers in public safety, corrections or law enforcement. Students not only learn police fundamentals and functions but are also introduced to forensics and criminal investigation. Students study criminal law, procedures and defensive tactics for law enforcement.

The hands-on training will provide realistic training scenarios from highly qualified instructors. Students will be held to the highest standard and evaluated on their ability to demonstrate their competency and ability for all aspects of the training program. Our curriculum meets all CLEET-mandated basic peace officer requirements and includes training in the following areas:

  • Ethics

  • Report Writing

  • Community / Human Relations

  • Legal Matters

  • NIMS

  • Traffic

  • Standard Field Sobriety Test (SFST)

  • Radar

  • Firearms

  • Law Enforcement Driving

  • First Aid

  • Criminal Investigations

  • Custody & Control

  • Patrol

  • Practical Exercises

  • Administrative

  • Physical Training

  • Taser

  • LASER

  • Financial Planning for Law Enforcement

 
Estimated Time to Complete: 4 months

Basic Peace Officer Certification Academy, OCAS 9629

CoursesHoursOCAS
Orientation / Intro to Law4 
Ethics16 
Report Writing15 
Community / Human Relation14 
Legal Matters52 
NIMS 7004 
Traffic17 
SFST32 
Radar / Lidar16 
First Aid for Peace Officers8 
Criminal Investigations84 
Patrol68 
Firearms Training70 
Law Enforcement Driver Training42 
Custody and Control70 
EOI Practical Exercises16 
Administrative and Exams14 
Physical Training54 
Graduation / Rehearsal9 
Taser Training8 
LASER16 
Financial Planning for Law Enforcement8 
Total Hours637 
Basic Peace Officer Certification
Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training (CLEET)

Suggested Entry Level Skills

10th grade reading level; Basic math skills

All students:

  • Must be 21 years old prior to the first day of class

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED

  • Must provide proof of United States citizenship or resident alien status

  • No Felony Convictions

  • No Protective Orders

  • Cannot have a deferred sentence agreement for a felony, a crime involving moral turpitude, or a crime of domestic violence

  • Cannot have any criminal charges pending in any court in this state, any other state, in tribal court, or pursuant to the United States Code

  • Cannot be currently undergoing treatment for a mental illness, condition, or disorder

  • Must Complete C.L.E.E.T. Basic Academy Application (including fingerprints, background check, physical assessment and POSSE exam, MMPI)

    • CLEET Application includes: Physical Assessment prior to acceptance; the reading, writing, and comprehension examination (POSSE exam – 70%); the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) examination and receive clearance from the reviewing psychologist; background search submitted to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation

  • Must complete and return the Academy Application no later than 4 pm on August 1, 2023 for the August 2023 Academy and December 18, 2023 for the January 2024 Academy.

Must Complete C.L.E.E.T. Basic Academy Application (including fingerprints, background check, physical assessment and POSSE exam, MMPI) and complete a Canadian Valley Technology Application for Admission. Additional information and applications are available by contacting Theresa Bunn:   email  theresa.bunn@cvtech.edu or call 405-422-2340. Enrollment for this career program is open to adults over 21.

See checklist for CLEET requirements:

BPOC Checklist

Adult Students
  • Law Enforcement

  • Security

  • Corrections Public Safety

BPOC graduates from El Reno, Yukon, and OKC stand on stage in their police uniforms.

About the Program

The Basic Peace Officer Certification (BPOC) program prepares students for careers in public safety, corrections or law enforcement. Students not only learn police fundamentals and functions but are also introduced to forensics and criminal investigation. Students study criminal law, procedures and defensive tactics for law enforcement.

The hands-on training will provide realistic training scenarios from highly qualified instructors. Students will be held to the highest standard and evaluated on their ability to demonstrate their competency and ability for all aspects of the training program. Our curriculum meets all CLEET-mandated basic peace officer requirements and includes training in the following areas:

  • Ethics
  • Report Writing
  • Community / Human Relations
  • Legal Matters
  • NIMS
  • Traffic
  • Standard Field Sobriety Test (SFST)
  • Radar
  • Firearms
  • Law Enforcement Driving
  • First Aid
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Custody & Control
  • Patrol
  • Practical Exercises
  • Administrative
  • Physical Training
  • Taser
  • LASER
  • Financial Planning for Law Enforcement

 

Estimated Time to Complete: 4 months

Basic Peace Officer Certification

Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training (CLEET)

Suggested Entry Level Skills 10th grade reading level; Basic math skills All students:
  • Must be 21 years old prior to the first day of class
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Must provide proof of United States citizenship or resident alien status
  • No Felony Convictions
  • No Protective Orders
  • Cannot have a deferred sentence agreement for a felony, a crime involving moral turpitude, or a crime of domestic violence
  • Cannot have any criminal charges pending in any court in this state, any other state, in tribal court, or pursuant to the United States Code
  • Cannot be currently undergoing treatment for a mental illness, condition, or disorder
  • Must Complete C.L.E.E.T. Basic Academy Application (including fingerprints, background check, physical assessment and POSSE exam, MMPI)
    • CLEET Application includes: Physical Assessment prior to acceptance; the reading, writing, and comprehension examination (POSSE exam – 70%); the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) examination and receive clearance from the reviewing psychologist; background search submitted to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation
  • Must complete and return the Academy Application no later than 4 pm on August 1, 2023 for the August 2023 Academy and December 18, 2023 for the January 2024 Academy.
Must Complete C.L.E.E.T. Basic Academy Application (including fingerprints, background check, physical assessment and POSSE exam, MMPI) and complete a Canadian Valley Technology Application for Admission. Additional information and applications are available by contacting Theresa Bunn:   email  theresa.bunn@cvtech.edu or call 405-422-2340. Enrollment for this career program is open to adults over 21. See checklist for CLEET requirements: BPOC Checklist
  • El Reno Campus
  • Monday – Friday, 9 Hours per Day
  • Program Length: 4 Months

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