Notre Dame College Police Chief to Preside Over Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police

Notre Dame College Police Chief Jeffrey Scott is the first college police chief in Ohio to hold the office of president of the Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP).

Scott was sworn in to the position by Ohio Attorney General Michael DeWine at the annual OACP Training Conference in April. His appointment officially begins June 1, and he will serve for one year as the organization’s top administrator. 

A 19-year Ohio law enforcement veteran with over 25 years of service in public safety, Scott is a graduate of The Franklin University and holds a master’s degree in business administration and a bachelor’s degree in public safety management. He is a graduate of the Law Enforcement Foundation’s Police Executive Leadership College (PELC) and also is one of only 300 police executives in the State of Ohio who have successfully completed and achieved the designation of Certified Law Enforcement Executive (CLEE). 

Scott successfully completed the nationally regarded Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Academy and was recognized for his achievement at the formal graduation ceremony in September, 2016, at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia.

Prior to joining Notre Dame College in 2013, Scott served as the Office of Protective Services, LXGS Team Incident Commander and co-leader of the Center’s Emergency Response Team at the National Aeronautical Space Administration (NASA) for both the Glenn Research Center Lewis Field in Cleveland, Ohio and Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio.

Scott has served as a police officer, community policing officer, sergeant, training sergeant, captain and ERT commander for several law enforcement agencies throughout Ohio. He operates his own training and consulting firm, Law Enforcement Training and Tactical Institute (LETTI) and is very active in teaching basic to advanced level firearms, as well as tactical response to active shooter events and critical level incidents.

Scott is an Ohio certified law enforcement instructor as well as a state and nationally recognized lecturer in a wide variety of law enforcement topics including Second and Fourth amendment issues in law enforcement, tactical firearms and emergency response, law enforcement response to active shooter events, ethics and police department leadership.

He is a member of the International and Ohio Associations of Chiefs of Police, National and Ohio Tactical Officers Associations, International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors and the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association.

About The Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police

The Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to continuing professionalism and innovation among police executives in order to assure the continued success of the law enforcement community.  Established in 1928, the Association is a fully staffed organization offering you a broad range of professional, educational and informational services. Our goals are: to serve you the member; to increase our public’s understanding of the role police play in maintaining our quality of community life; and to foster improvements in police education, practice and research.  You are invited to become a part of the law enforcement association representing police executives and the police profession in Ohio.

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About Notre Dame College

For almost a century, Notre Dame College has educated a diverse population in the liberal arts for personal, professional and global responsibility. Founded by the Sisters of Notre Dame in 1922, the College has grown strategically to keep pace with the rapidly changing needs of students and the dramatic changes in higher education. But it has never lost sight of its emphasis on teaching students not only how to make a good living but also how to live a good life.

Today, the College offers bachelor’s degrees in 30 disciplines plus a variety of master's degrees, certification programs and continuing and professional development programs for adult learners on campus and online. Notre Dame College offers NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletic programs for men and women and is located in a picturesque residential neighborhood just 25 minutes from the heart of Cleveland. Hallmarks of the Notre Dame experience include stimulating academics, personalized attention of dedicated faculty and staff, and small class sizes.

Notre Dame College is located at 4545 College Road in South Euclid. For further information contact Brian Johnston, chief communications officer, at 216.373.5252 or


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