Oakland Community College 


Police Academy Certificate of Achievement (CRJ.OPA.CA)

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.

Major Requirements Credits
CRJ 1010 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CRJ 1120 Criminal Law and Administration of Justice 3
CRJ 2120 Highway and Traffic Control 3
CRJ 2403 Field Project 3
PER 2610 Physical Fitness and Defense Tactics 3

Completion of the Oakland Police Academy satisfies above requirements.