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Non-Verbal Deception Detecting - Blended Course
Detecting Deception: Proceed with Caution; Read Chapter 8; Complete case analysis 6:00 PM—6:00 PM
Location: Classroom:
Non-Verbal Deception Detecting
Instructor: J Purdy
Responding to the Active Shooter
Responding to the Active Shooter 8:00 AM—5:00 PM
Location: SWFPSA Classroom: Building 5 Room 5-007
Responding to the Active Shooter
Instructor: Dennis Eads
138th Basic Recruit Law Enforcement Class
Firearms Range 1:00 PM—10:00 PM
Location: LCSO Classroom: Gun Range
Firearms CJK_0040
Instructor: Gene Sims
137th Basic Law Enforcement Class
Physical Fitness 7:00 AM—8:00 AM
Location: SwFPSA Classroom: PT Area
Physical Fitness Training Program CJK_0096
Instructor: Dennis Eads
Crimes against Property 8:00 AM—4:00 PM
Location: SwFPSA Classroom: 13-009
Criminal Investigations CJK_007
Instructor: Dennis Gannon

 

 

 

Upcoming Class Information

72st CO to LEO Crossover Class

The 72st Corrections to Law Enforcement Crossover class is scheduled for July 20, 2015 thru February 2016. Application dates: March 2nd thru July 1st, 2015. The minimum number of students required for the class to make is 15. Class will be scheduled from.1:00pm – 5:00pm. 

13th LE to CO Crossover

May 11, 2015 - July 14, 2015

Applications available: February 2nd - February 27th

Applications should be returned by March 5th, 2015

PAT is March 18th, 2015

Oral Board - March 24th, 2015

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 5, 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