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School Closures

Due to the recommendations of the Florida Department of Education and the State of Florida, we are closed until further notice. Please monitor the website each day for up-dates. Please do not call the academy, during this time, as we are closed to the public. This site will continue to be updated, regarding the Academy closure.

If you need to reach your department head, please use their email listed on the Contact Us page.

Law Enforcement Training

The Law Enforcement Division of the Southwest Florida Criminal Justice Academy.

Corrections Officer Training

The Correctional Officer program at Southwest Florida Public Service Academy

Firefighter Training

The Minimum Standards Firefighting Program at Southwest Florida Public Service Academy

EMT Training

The Applied Technology Diploma program at Southwest Florida Public Service Academy

Advanced and Specialized Criminal Justice Training

Advanced & Specialized Criminal Justice Courses at Southwest Florida Public Service Academy

advanced Firefighter and EMT Training

Advanced Firefighter and EMT Courses at Southwest Florida Public Service Academy

Institutional Profile

The Southwest Florida Public Service Academy, an extension of Ft. Myers Technical College is comprised of two separate Public Safety Academies: The Southwest Florida Criminal Justice Academy and The Southwest Florida 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 Southwest Florida Fire Academy is certified by the Florida Bureau of Fire Standards & Training to train students to become Florida State Certified Fire Fighters. It also incorporates a certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program through the Department of Health for the State of Florida. In addition to training basic recruits, the Southwest Florida 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.

 

Academy Mission Statement

The Mission of the Southwest Florida Public Service Academy is to serve the citizens in our service area by providing our students with the highest quality certified education in Criminal Justice, Firefighting, and EMT.

 

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  Change Date

Saturday, May 30, 2020

FL General Instructor Techniques # 1186

FL General Instructor Techniques 8:00 AM—5:00 PM

Location: SWFPSA Classroom: Bldg. 5 Room 5-008

FL General Instructor Techniques

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