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The Ohio Small Police Department Association

Upcoming events

    • 1 May 2022
    • 6 Aug 2022
    • Ohio

    Tactical Assault Specialists (TAS) is a local Ohio company dedicated to improving Firearms and Equipment of Law Enforcement agencies since 1976

    • Disposal, Trade In & Buy Back  - legally dispose of guns with federally licensed dealer and get credit for your confiscated or turned in guns, ammo and or accessories
    • Licensed & Experienced Dealer  - Licensed class 1 and class 3 Dealer + retired local police officer with 34 + years experience
    • Knowledge of Officers Needs

    Contact Craig Sirna 

    Email: craig@moreammo.net

    Phone: 440-834-0696


    TAS_SPLIT_Ad corrected.pdf

    • 1 Jun 2022
    • Ohio

    Being a Law Enforcement Officer is a job that requires an incredible amount of diligence, honor, and commitment. Each and every one of our LEO's are expected to be at the top of their game, especially when you factor in the perception of the public eye, and we all know that departments don't always provide enough high quality training.

    Thanks to HOWITZER CLOTHING & WISHES FOR WARRIORS, Achilles Heel Tactical will be providing FREE training to ALL Law Enforcement Officers! Achilles Heel Tactical LLC. is a veteran / law enforcement owned and operated firearms training & consulting company. Our mission is to provide our customers with essential training and education needed to exploit opportunity. With us, newcomers will gain knowledge and tactics through our wide spread experience and skilled shooters can hone their skills in a safe and competitive environment. Come join us as we travel across the nation through Project Blue Lion, providing training to all who are applicable. Exploit this opportunity to receive sponsorship to a training course near you! 

    You can find out more and APPLY at https://www.achillesheeltactical.com/le-training

    Rick Crawley is the Instructor we are working with in Ohio.

    We look forward to meeting and training with you!

    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Mw0prHJVyAT0nxEWj1hdAsb47aBdJ_t6/view?usp=sharing  Video

    • 7 Jun 2022
    • 16:00 - 20:00
    • Manny Sports Tavern:6201 Milan Road, Sandusky, OH 44870



    (2 MINUTES DRIVE UP 250)

    ReflexProtectTactical.com | 800.490.1253 | Tactical@ReflexProtect.com


    WHEN: Tuesday, June 7, 2022, 4pm - 8pm

    WHERE: Manny’s Sports Tavern (2 minutes drive up 250) 6201 Milan Road, Sandusky, OH 44870

    WHAT: In-person demos, product presentation, and meet the team

    Reflex Protect® Tactical is hosting a Range Day at OTOA

    because we guarantee our products will change the way

    you think about less-lethal sprays. Our Presidia Gel® spray

    works better and faster than any OC on the market,

    has zero cross contamination, even indoors, and can be

    completely decontaminated in 5 minutes.

    Please join us at OTOA and see for yourself what LE

    is calling a “game changer” and “liquid gold.”

    OTOA Mannys.pdf

    • 8 Jun 2022
    • 08:00 - 16:00
    • OTOA Conference / EHOVE 316 Mason Rd W Milan, Ohio 44846

    Information: Contact Melanie



    REGISTER: http://www.OTOA.org

    • 30 Jun 2022
    • 1 Jul 2022
    • Ohio


    Training Ammunition

    Shipments will start in June and should be available for delivery in July. Below is our Law Enforcement pricing (which excludes FET): 




    5.56 M193

    5.56X45 M193 BALL 55GR BRASS CASE,



    5.56 M855

    5.56X45 M855/SS109 BALL 62GR BRASS CASE,




    7.62X39 M67 BALL AP 123GR STEEL CASE



    7.62X51 M80

    7.62X51 M80 BALL 149GR BRASS CASE







    Note: Price listed includes delivery.  Brand is ZSR made in Turkey.  Price is based on 1000 rounds.

    • 13 Jul 2022
    • 08:00 - 17:00
    • Lakeland Community College Holden University Center Room 119b 4242 SR 306 Kirtland OH 44094

    Legally Confident Tactically Confident                   July 13, 2022

    This class is from 0800-1700

    Cost: $150

    Register via this link Copy and Paste


    CPT Approved by OPOTA – four hours of Legal Updates and four hours of Use of Force

    Lakeland Community College

    Holden University Center Room 119b

    4242 SR 306

    Kirtland OH 44094

    Legally Confident Tactically Confident is a fun and interactive course that presents tactics and case law in a way that cops can appreciate and understand. Instructed by two accomplished leaders in Ohio law enforcement, this class highlights the proper response to common calls for service and legal issues that may arise.

    Topics covered include: Traffic Stops, Crimes in Progress, Arrest, Search & Seizure and helps answer the question: How Do YOU Get In The Door…Consent? Exigent Circumstances? Warrant?

    Instructed by: Chief Scott Hughes & Bob Meader, Esq

    • 30 Jul 2022
    • 30 Aug 2022
    • OHIO

    With over 50,000 downloads, the MobileDetect App and test kits are used by police departments across the country.

    See some of our other popular test kits!

    Check out our Multi-Drug Test Kit:

    Easily test for cocaine, meth and opiates all in one test!

    See more about the Multi-Drug Test.

    Check out our THC and CBD Test Kit:

    Test for and differentiate between THC and CBD according to the 0.3% legal threshold.

    See more about the THC/CBD Test.

    Check out our DMT Test Kit:

    Detect DMT in a variety of forms like bark, shredded materials, powders and consumer products.

    See more about the DMT Test.

    Questions about MobileDetect Drug Test Kits?

    Email us at Sales@DetectaChem.com

    Or call (855) 573-3537

    • 9 Aug 2022
    • 08:00
    • 10 Aug 2022
    • 17:00
    • Lakeland Community College Holden University Center Room 119b 4242 SR 306 Kirtland OH 44094

    Legal: Search Warrant Preparation          Aug 9, 2022 - Aug 10, 2022           03-729-22-04

    This class is from 0800-1700 both days 

    Law Enforcement tuition:  $275

    Registration is completed through OPOTA

    Lakeland Community College

    Holden University Center Room 119b

    4242 SR 306

    Kirtland OH 44094

    This comprehensive, practical course focuses on the constitutional requirements and fundamentals of writing a search warrant. Students will prepare search warrants involving drugs, homicide, technology and other areas of interest. This intensive course requires students to complete several warrants and other assignments. Homework will be assigned on the first day. Students are required to bring a laptop. This course is strictly limited to sworn law enforcement only.

    • 12 Dec 2022
    • 08:00 - 12:00
    • Lakeland Community College Classroom H-134 7700 Clocktower Drive Kirtland OH 44094

    Human Relations: Building Mutual Respect and Community Trust            Dec 12, 2022      57-001-22-01

    This class is a 4 hour class from 0800-1200

    Law Enforcement tuition: $105

    Registration is completed through OPOTA

    Law Enforcement tuition: $105

    Lakeland Community

    College Classroom H-134

    7700 Clocktower Drive

    Kirtland OH 44094

    This course focuses on the officer’s daily interactions with the community and is designed to build officer awareness on how their behavior controls many interactions they have within the communities they police. This training includes a focus on experiential learning, whereby the officer learns through a reflection on the learning process. Officers will engage in dialogues and other exercises that stress the importance of understanding the dynamic between police and community members, unconscious bias, power hierarchies, and comprehending the process of working with resistance.


Past events

16 May 2022 40 Hour Basic SWAT Course
6 May 2022 Fields Outdoor Adventures Updated Ammunition Pricing
1 May 2022 LEO Ammunition: Fields Outdoor Adventure - OSPDA Business Partner
1 May 2022 OSPDA Business Partner: PRADCO
30 Apr 2022 Online Drug Training: OSPDA Training Partner Graves & Associates
29 Apr 2022 Shotgun Breaching Instructor
29 Apr 2022 OCJS Announces Extension on ARPA RFP
25 Apr 2022 American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Law Enforcement Violence Reduction & Staffing 2022 / GRANT
11 Apr 2022 IMPORTANT: ARPA Grant Bidders Training Webinar
7 Apr 2022 Reducing Violent Crime: Strategies and Funding Opportunities for Law Enforcement
2 Apr 2022 Gun Raffle Results
1 Apr 2022 Ohio Small Police Department Association Gun Raffle
1 Apr 2022 New Business Partner: Frontline Solutions
28 Mar 2022 Basic Hostage/Crisis Negotiators Course,
25 Mar 2022 Reflex Protect: Chemical Agent Instructor Course
24 Mar 2022 FREE TRAINING:2022 Northeast Ohio AMBER Alert Conference
23 Mar 2022 Dynamics of Officer/Citizen Encounters
22 Mar 2022 Leading Without Rank: Leadership for Line Officers
21 Mar 2022 Reflex Protect: Chemical Agent Instructor Course
16 Mar 2022 Reflex Protect: Chemical Agent Instructor's Course
14 Mar 2022 Objective Policing – Dealing with Difficult People
9 Mar 2022 Decision Making: The Foundation of Reasonable Force
26 Feb 2022 New OSPDA Business Partner: Freedom Lube
26 Feb 2022 OSPDA Gun Raffle: Glock G45 9mm w/ 3 Magazines; Slide Hydro graphed with Stars and Stripes
11 Feb 2022 FREE Firearms Training w/Achilles Heel Tactical / Project Blue Lion
11 Feb 2022 Online Drug Training: OSPDA Training Partner Graves & Associates
6 Nov 2021 Surviving the Shot
26 Aug 2021 House of Worship Safety Training
24 Aug 2021 Single Officer Response to High Threat Incidents
14 Aug 2021 Surviving The Shot
7 Apr 2021 Stark State Virtual Advanced Training
25 Mar 2021 OSPDA-Virtual Academy Training Event
24 Mar 2021 Stark State Virtual Advanced Training
20 Mar 2021 Free Police Spouses/Partners Virtual Academy
10 Mar 2021 Stark State Virtual Advanced Training
25 Aug 2020 Free Training: Use of Force / Chemical Agent User
12 Mar 2020 House of Worship Training
25 Feb 2020 Risk Management by Gorden Graham

The Ohio Small Police Department Association is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) 


Jeffrey Ehasz, Executive Director

Phone: (912) 227-4440

Email: jehasz@ospda.org

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 283
Wellington, Ohio 44090

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