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CMS First Aid Instructor Course
CMS First Aid Instructor Course 8:00 AM—5:00 PM
Location: SWFPSA Classroom: Bldg. 5 Room -5010
CMS First Aid Instructor Course
Instructor: Raymond Beiner
CMS Defensive Tactics Instructor Course #802
CMS Defensive Tactics Instructor Course 8:00 AM—5:00 PM
Location: SWFPSA Classroom: Bldg. 5 Room 5-008
CMS Defensive Tactics Instructor Course
Instructor: Scott Green
Field Training Officer for Law Enforcement Officers #809
FTO for LEO 8:00 AM—5:00 PM
Location: SWFPSA Classroom: Bldg. 5 Room 5-007
FTO for LEO
Instructor: Jason Fields
136th Law Enforcement
Firearms Range 1:00 PM—10:00 PM
Location: LCSO Classroom: Gun Range
Firearms CJK_0040
Instructor: Gene Sims
139th Corrections Class
Inmate Societies, Gang & STG Characteristics 1:00 PM—5:00 PM
Location: SwFPSA Classroom: 7-004
Supervising Special Populations; 0330
Instructor: Chris Velez
Supervising in a Correctional Facility EXAM 8:00 AM—12:00 PM
Location: SwFPSA Classroom: 7-004
Supervising in a Correctional Facility; CJK_0325
Instructor: Jody Davis
71st CO to LE Cross-Over
Directing Traffic 1:00 PM—5:00 PM
Location: SWFPSA Classroom: 4-004
Calls for Service; CJK 0065
Instructor: Daniel Jerz
135th Law Enforcement
Physical Fitness 7:00 AM—8:00 AM
Location: SwFPSA Classroom: PT Area
Physical Fitness Training Program CJK_0096
Instructor: Dennis Eads
Chemical and Hazardous Materials 8:00 AM—4:00 PM
Location: SwFPSA Classroom: 13-009
Critical Incidents CJK_0092
Instructor: Matt Monahan

 

 

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.

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