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1403 Firefighter Class
1403 Firefighter 7:00 AM—5:00 PM
Location: FMFA Classroom: 8-004
Forcible Entry
Instructor: Chris Morgani
Investigating Crimes Against Children #1187
Crimes Against Children 8:00 AM—5:00 PM
Location: SWFPSA Classroom: Bldg. 5 Room 5-007
Crimes Against Children
Instructor: Dennis Gannon
71st CO to LE Cross-Over
Crime Reduction and Prevention 1:00 PM—5:00 PM
Location: SWFPSA Classroom: 4-004
Fundamentals of Patrol; CJK 0064
Instructor: Martin Lehman
135th Law Enforcement
Preparing for Responding to Emergencies / BSI Practical EXAM 8:00 AM—4:00 PM
Location: SwFPSA Classroom: 12-002
First Aid CJK_0031
Instructor: Brian Crisman

 

 

Upcoming Class Information

140th  CO Class

January 12, 2015 – April 20, 2015

 

Application available: August 26 – October 2, 2014 from 8:30am - 3:30pm M - F Bring your CJBAT/FBAT results with you when picking up applications.

Deadline to return application: October 16, 2014

Physical Abilities Test: October 29/30, 2014

Oral Board Interviews: November 5/6, 2014

State Exam: TBA

 

137th LEO CLASS

    January 12, 2015 – June 2015

Application Available  -  August 18 – Oct. 2, 2014 from 8:00am - 3:00pm M - F Bring your CJBAT?FBAT results with you when picking up applications.

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

 

 

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