Contact Information 1000 N. Hague Ave.
Columbus, OH 43204
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Phone: (614) 645-4800
Fax: (614) 645-4246

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Opened in December 2004, The Columbus Police Training Academy offers a truly state-of-the-art facility. Aside from traditional classrooms and lecture halls, the new 166,288 square foot main facility houses scenario rooms for experiential based training; a forensics classroom for evidence collection, preservation and processing; physical conditioning center; gymnasium; aquatic center; defensive tactics training rooms; and an auditorium that seats over 500 people.

The goals of the Training Bureau are to provide academic, tactical and experiential based training for new and incumbent enforcement personnel. Every component of the Columbus Police Academy serves to directly accomplish that goal. The training academy is truly a state-of-the-art facility. The majority of roomsrecently went through a major digital upgrade with the rest of the rooms to upgrade in 2017.

If you would like additional information regarding renting our facility for your next class or event, please email us or call us at (614) 645-4800.

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Auditorium The facility's auditorium can seat over 500 people, easily accommodating large functions. - learn more

Lecture Hall (Room 104) The lecture hall within this facility seats approximately 220 people and is suitable for lectures, seminars, and meetings. - learn more

Dining Area

Dining Area The dining room is designed to provide seating for 180 people. - learn more


Classrooms The smaller classrooms within our facility are ideal for smaller meetings, classes, or presentations - learn more

Computer Labs The Training Academy has two classrooms for hands-on computer training. - learn more

Forensics Classroom

Forensics Classroom The forensics Classroom is used to provide training in the preliminary investigation of crime. - learn more

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Behavioral Science Area (Scenario Rooms) Recently renovated, our behavioral science area is comprised of six different scenarios. - learn more


Gymnasium The gymnasium is designed to permit participation in various sports. - learn more

Aquatic Training Center Our facility's aquatic center was designed for several training scenarios. - learn more


Physical Tactics The physical tactics room enhances the ability to instruct officers to deal with tense, fast-evolving confrontations in a legal manner - learn more

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Defensive Tactics The defensive tactics room is ideal for dynamic simulation training. - learn more


Courtyard Weather permitting, the courtyard will provide space for outdoor dining and is suitable for various functions. - learn more


MILO Room The MILO Range PRO training system offers the most advanced feature set available for interactive Use-of-Force and Firearms training. - learn more