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Thursday, Aug 21, 2014
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1403 Firefighter Class
1403 FIREFIGHTER 7:00 AM—5:00 PM
Location: FIRE TOWER Classroom: 8-004
TEST/SUPPLY
Instructor: Robert Wall
Financial Fraud Investigations #1154
Financial Fraud Investigations 8:00 AM—5:00 PM
Location: SWFPSA Classroom: Bldg. 5 Room 5-008
Financial Fraud Investigations
Instructor: Kevin Watkins
135th Law Enforcement
Firearms Range 1:00 PM—10:00 PM
Location: LCSO Classroom: Gun Range
Firearms CJK_0040
Instructor: Gene Sims
71st CO to LE Cross-Over
Organizing Information for the Report 1:00 PM—5:00 PM
Location: SWFPSA Classroom: 4-004
Reporting Procedures; CJK 0296
Instructor: Martin Lehman
Non-Verbal Deception Detecting- Blended Course
Non-Verbal Deception Detecting 6:00 PM—9:00 PM
Location: SWFPSA Classroom: Bldg. 5 Room 5-008
Non-Verbal Deception Detecting
Instructor: J Purdy

 

 

Upcoming Class Information

140th  CO Class

January 12, 2015 – April 20, 2015

 

Application available: August 26 – October 2, 2014

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

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