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71st CO to LE Cross-Over
High Risk Traffic Stops; Role Play #21 1:00 PM—5:00 PM
Location: SWFPSA Classroom: 4-004
Traffic Stops; CJK 0087
Instructor: Jason Fields
136th Law Enforcement
Physical Fitness 7:00 AM—8:00 AM
Location: SwFPSA Classroom: PT Area
Physical Fitness Training Program CJK_0096
Instructor: Dennis Eads
Identifying High Risk Groups 8:00 AM—4:00 PM
Location: SwFPSA Classroom: 4-002
Interactions in a Diverse Community CJK_0013
Instructor: Vince Kelly
139th Corrections Class
First Aid Training 8:00 AM—5:00 PM
Location: SwFPSA Classroom: 12-004
First Aid; CJK_0031
Instructor: Tracy McMillion
135th Law Enforcement
Intro to DUI Detection; Drug Impaired Detection; Conducting DUI Investigation 8:00 AM—4:00 PM
Location: SwFPSA Classroom: 13-009
D.U.I. Traffic Stops CJK_0084
Instructor: Alan Kolak

 

 

Upcoming Class Information

 

12th LE to CO Crossover

January 12, 2015 - March 17, 2015

Applications available: October 6th through December 18th, 2014.

Bring your current CJBAT or FBAT results when you pick up your application.

141st  CO Class

May 11, 2015 – August 11, 2015

 

Application available: January 12 – February 27, 2015 from 8:30am - 3:30pm M - F Bring your CJBAT/FBAT results with you when picking up applications.

Deadline to return application: March 12, 2015

Physical Abilities Test: March 18/19, 2015

Oral Board Interviews: March 23/24, 2015

State Exam: TBA

 

139th LEO CLASS

    July 6, 2015 – December 2015

Application Available  -  March 2 – April 10, 2015 from 8:00am - 3:00pm M - F Bring your CJBAT?FBAT results with you when picking up applications.

Deadline to Return Application -  April 17, 2014

P. A. T  -  April 23 & 24, 2015

Oral Board Interviews - May 5, 6, 7, 2015

Orientation -  May 18, 2015 @ 8:00 am

Uniform Pick Up - July 3, 2015

 

 

 

Institutional Profile

The Southwest Florida Institute for Public Service is comprised of two separate Public Safety Academies: The Southwest Florida Criminal Justice Academy and The Fort Myers Fire Academy.

The Southwest Florida Criminal Justice Academy is certified by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement's Criminal Justice Standards & Training Commission to train students to become Florida State Certified Police Officers, Correctional Officers, and Probation & Parole Officers. In addition to training basic recruits, the Southwest Florida Criminal Justice Academy also provides Advanced & Specialized training courses which are designed to provide for the continuing education and training needs of Officers after their basic certification.

The Fort Myers Fire Academy is certified by the Florida Bureau of Fire Standards & Training to train students to become Florida State Certified Fire Fighters. In addition to training basic recruits, the Fort Myers Fire Academy also provides Advanced & Specialized training courses which are designed to provide for the continuing education and training needs of Firefighters after their basic certification.

For Consumer Information about the academies please click on the appropriate link below. Clicking the link will open up a new window at another site.

Corrections Officer

Fire Fighter

Law Enforcement Officer

CO to LE Crossover