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71st CO to LE Cross-Over
Structure of the Criminal Justice System; Chain of Command 1:00 PM—5:00 PM
Location: SWFPSA Classroom: 4-004
Overview of Law Enforcement, Law Enforcement Introduction; CJK 0293
Instructor: Martin Lehman
138th Corrections Class
Firearms Training 1:00 PM—10:00 PM
Location: Lee County Gun Range Classroom: LCSO
Firearms; CJK_0040
Instructor: Gene Sims
12th Law Enforcement to Corrections Cross-Over
Classification and Housing 1:00 PM—4:00 PM
Location: SwFPSA Classroom: 6-006
Intake and Release; CJK 0320
Instructor: Jody Davis
Release 4:00 PM—5:00 PM
Location: SwFPSA Classroom: 6-006
Intake and Release; CJK 0320
Instructor: Jody Davis
Fingerprinting and Palm Printing and Photographing 8:00 AM—12:00 PM
Location: SwFPSA Classroom: 6-006
Intake and Release; CJK 0320
Instructor: Jody Davis
Non-Verbal Deception Detecting- Blended Course
Non-Verbal Deception Detecting 6:00 PM—9:00 PM
Location: SWFPSA Classroom: Bldg. 5 Room 5-008
Non-Verbal Deception Detecting
Instructor: J Purdy
135th Law Enforcement
Defensive Tactics 8:00 AM—4:00 PM
Location: SwFPSA Classroom: 13-007
Defensive Tactics CJK_0051
Instructor: Robbie Martin
134th Law Enforcement
Physical Fitness 7:00 AM—8:00 AM
Location: SwFPSA Classroom: PT Area
Physical Fitness Training Program CJK_0096
Instructor: Dennis Eads
Reviewing Initial Information and Pursuing Leads, Establishing Suspects Identity, Gathering Intelligence on Suspects 8:00 AM—4:00 PM
Location: SwFPSA Classroom: 13-009
Criminal Investigations CJK_0071
Instructor: Dennis Gannon

 

 

Upcoming Class Information

12th Law Enforcement to Corrections Officer Crossover

12th LE to CO crossover will begin July 14th, 2014. The class will be from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Orientation for this class will be on July 10, 2014. The interviews for this class will be June 7th, 2014.

 

137th LEO CLASS

    

January 12, 2015 – June 2015

Application Available  -  August 18 – Oct. 2, 2014

Deadline to Return Application -  October 9, 2014

P. A. T  -  October 15, 16, 17, 2014

Oral Board Interviews - October 28, 29, 30, 31, 2014

Orientation -  November 10, 2014

 

  71st CO to LEO Crossover Class

The 71st Corrections to Law Enforcement Crossover class is scheduled for July 21, 2014.  The minimum number of students required for the class to make is 15.  Classes are normally scheduled from 1:00pm – 5:00pm and 6:00pm – 10:00pm.  In order to have the two scheduled classes the minimum requirement of 15 students per class must be met.

 

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