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
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.