The Training Academy is responsible for the formal and in-service training of deputies. On occasion, other law enforcement agencies also send their personnel to our Academy for special courses. Deputy instructors are certified through the State of Ohio Peace Officers Training Council. Several deputies from the Franklin County Sheriff's Office are "experts" in certain law enforcement specialties such as narcotics enforcement, explosives, and the use of canines. They are utilized by the Ohio Peace Officer's Training Academy to instruct police officers from all over the State of Ohio. Personnel assigned consist of (1) Major (1) Lieutenant, (1) Sergeant, (5) Deputies, (2) Civilians.