Advanced Criminal Justice

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Advanced and Specialized classes are available to certified Law Enforcement and Corrections Officers. Your agency Training Officer will have details on registration for these courses.

Courses

Breath Test Operator #851

Breath Test Operator training on the Intoxilyzer 8000

Course Type: Mandatory Retraining

Class Dates: Apr 12 - Apr 13

Registration Dates: Mar 17 - Mar 26

Times: 0800

Classrooms: TBA

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Crisis Intervention #053

This course is designed to provide knowledge skills, and abilities to Law Enforcement Officers when the deal with crisis situations and when interacting with mentally ill individuals.

Course Type: Salary Incentive

Class Dates: Apr 12 - Apr 16

Registration Dates: Feb 10 - Apr 2

Times: 0800

Classrooms: Bldg. 5 Room 5-007

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CMS Firearms Instructor #801

This course will prepare an instructor student to obtain Commission certification as a High Liability Instructor in Firearms and instruct the CMS Criminal Justice Firearms Couse in Florida. Monday-Thursday 8a-6p; Friday 8a-5p

Course Type: Mandatory Retraining

Class Dates: Apr 12 - Apr 16

Registration Dates: Jan 4 - Mar 12

Times: 0800

Classrooms: Lee County Gun Range 6570 Felix Romano Ave., Fort Myers, FL 33905

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Line Supervision #006

This course is designed to prepare agency personal to function effectively in the role of a first line supervisor.

Course Type: Salary Incentive

Class Dates: Apr 19 - Apr 30

Registration Dates: Jan 27 - Feb 9

Times: 0800

Classrooms: TBA

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Advanced Defensive Tactics #1405

This course is part of the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission Advanced Training Program. Courses in the Advanced Training Program are designed to enhance an officer’s knowledge, skills, and abilities for job performance. Instruction of an advanced course must meet the total hours assigned to the course. The training in this course is provided to familiarize students with issues that may involve high liability or high-stress activities or both. FDLE urges students to make sure that their practices are correct in accordance with their agencies’ policies and procedures.

Course Type: Salary Incentive

Class Dates: Apr 19 - Apr 23

Registration Dates: Jan 27 - Apr 9

Times: 0800

Classrooms: TBA

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Speed Measurement (Radar and Laser Devices) #1158

Train and certify students to be operators of Police Traffic Speed Measurement with both Radar and Laser instruments.

Course Type: Salary Incentive

Class Dates: Apr 19 - Apr 23

Registration Dates: Dec 14 - Apr 2

Times: 0800

Classrooms: Building 5 Room 5-008

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Criminal Investigations for New Detectives

To provide a basic understanding of conducting criminal investigations for new detectives on future detectives.

Course Type: Mandatory Retraining

Class Dates: Apr 20 - Apr 23

Registration Dates: Feb 22 - Apr 2

Times: 0800

Classrooms: Bldg. 4 TBA

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Breath Test Operator Renewal #951

Breath Test Operator re-training on the Intoxilyzer 8000

Course Type: Mandatory Retraining

Class Dates: Apr 20 - Apr 20

Registration Dates: Mar 4 - Mar 30

Times: 1700

Classrooms: Building 5 Room 5-008

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Child Sex Crimes Investigations #1171

Students will learn the skills to investigate child sexual abuse cases effectively.

Course Type: Salary Incentive

Class Dates: Apr 26 - Apr 30

Registration Dates: Jan 4 - Apr 9

Times: 0800

Classrooms: Bldg. 5 Room 5-008

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Advanced Report Writing and Review #068

Assist Officers with advanced report writing techniques to improve their quality of reports.

Course Type: Salary Incentive

Class Dates: May 3 - May 7

Registration Dates: Dec 14 - Apr 16

Times: 0800

Classrooms: Bldg. 5 Room 5-007

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Middle Management

To provide knowledge, skills, and abilities to Law Enforcement Officers that aspire to leadership roles within their agencies.

Course Type: Salary Incentive

Class Dates: May 3 - May 6

Registration Dates: Feb 10 - Apr 2

Times: 0800

Classrooms: TBA

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Patrol Rifle

This course is designed for the end user or operator of a patrol rifle in a patrol setting. Students will learn operation of an AR rifle platform and become proficient in nomenclature, marksmanship fundamentals, shooting positions, shot placement, malfunction clearance, reloads, and night fire. Non AR platform weapons at the discretion of instructor.

Course Type: Mandatory Retraining

Class Dates: May 10 - May 11

Registration Dates: Jan 4 - Apr 23

Times: 0600

Classrooms: Lee County Gun Range 6570 Felix Romano Ave., Fort Myers, FL 33905

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FL General Instructor Techniques #1186

Train and certify students as general instructors with FDLE

Course Type: Mandatory Retraining

Class Dates: May 17 - May 26

Registration Dates: Dec 14 - Feb 3

Times: 0800

Classrooms: Bldg. 5 Room 5-007

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Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Investigations #016

To provide criminal justice officers information regarding narcotics and dangerous drug investigations, an understanding of the problematic, legal, investigative, and evidentiary aspects of narcotic and dangerous drug investigations, and how they relate to money laundering.

Course Type: Salary Incentive

Class Dates: May 17 - May 21

Registration Dates: Dec 14 - Mar 1

Times: 0800

Classrooms: Bldg. 5 Room 5-008

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Introduction to Community Policing/Community Partnerships, and Problem Solving

To introduce law enforcement personnel to the concept of Community Policing, Community Partnerships, and Problem Solving. With this information in the Law Enforcement Professional Tool Belt, they will be better informed on how to develop partnerships in the communities they police.

Course Type: Mandatory Retraining

Class Dates: May 18 - May 20

Registration Dates: Mar 4 - Apr 1

Times: 0800

Classrooms: TBA

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Adult Sex Crimes Investigations 1170

An overview of sex crimes investigation for the officer and investigator with limited experience in this area, and an understanding of the problematic, legal, investigative, and evidentiary aspects of sex crimes.

Course Type: Salary Incentive

Class Dates: May 24 - May 28

Registration Dates: Jan 4 - May 7

Times: 0800

Classrooms: Bldg. 5 Room 5-008

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Stress Management Techniques #050

To provide Officers with skills and abilities that focus on the causes and remedies associated with stress in Law Enforcement. Physical, psychological, and emotional dimensions related to stress is included.

Course Type: Salary Incentive

Class Dates: May 24 - May 28

Registration Dates: Feb 10 - May 7

Times: 0800

Classrooms: TBA

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Speed Measurement (Radar and Laser Devices) #1158

Train and certify students to be operators of Police Traffic Speed Measurement with both Radar and Laser instruments.

Course Type: Salary Incentive

Class Dates: Jun 7 - Jun 11

Registration Dates: Dec 14 - May 21

Times: 0800

Classrooms: Building 5 Room 5-008

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Line Supervision #006

This course is designed to prepare agency personnel to function effectively in the role of a first line supervisor.

Course Type: Salary Incentive

Class Dates: Jun 14 - Jun 25

Registration Dates: Mar 10 - May 28

Times: 0800

Classrooms: Building 5 Room 5-008

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Child Exploitation complete Investigations through Trial Testimony in Federal and State Court

Many cases of child exploitation involve both federal and local investigation agencies, multiple legal issues and prosecuting agencies. Each agency has very distinct levels of expertise and conversely limitations on their abilities. We would like to present cases from beginning to end that involved civilians, local agencies and federal investigative agencies, prosecution in both State and Federal Court, very young child victim(s) and child pornography on an electronic device. When a crime involves computer/forensic issue there is certain protocol that should be followed as to how to preserve the data prior to forensic examination, especially as it relates to child pornography and where there appears to be newly identified victim still at risk and unidentified. The legal issues as to the retention of evidence and the search warrant affidavit criteria become critical and require communication by all agencies involved from the beginning. The class participants would work the case(s) from the beginning with the guidance of Detective Patricia Bell and ASA Francine Donnorummo.

Course Type: Mandatory Retraining

Class Dates: Jun 21 - Jun 25

Registration Dates: Jan 4 - Jun 4

Times: 0800

Classrooms: Building 5 Room 5-008

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Contact Info :

Dennis Eads
Advanced/Specialized Program Coordinator
DennisKE@leeschools.net

Socorro Ojeda
Assistant to the Advanced/Specialized Coordinator
socorroo@leeschools.net

The Mission of the Fort Myers Criminal Justice Academy is:

The mission of the Criminal Justice Academy is to train Law Enforcement and Correctional Officers in accordance with the rules, regulations, and curriculum of the Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission; to teach in a disciplined and dynamic training environment; and to deliver the curriculum through an innovative, experienced, enthusiastic, respected, and well supported instructional staff.

Philosophy

A disciplined learning environment is required in order to better simulate the demeanor necessary to be effective on the job.

  • Failure to train and failure to learn are failures that cost lives.
  • We teach as if lives depend on us because they do.
  • We keep our training meaningful and relevant.