Criminal Justice Academy offers classes and workshops throughout the year at the Highlands Campus, 600 West College Drive, Avon Park. Click on the course name to view the complete description and contact information.

For current information, email the Criminal Justice Academy: publicservice@southflorida.edu
Michael Huften, Coordinator of Criminal Justice Training at 863-784-7285, or email: Michael.Huften@southflorida.edu.
Michael Austin, Coordinator of Criminal Justice Training at 863-784-7282, or email: Michael.Austin@southflorida.edu.


Criminal Justice Academy Training

All courses are at the Highlands Campus, Avon Park, unless otherwise noted.

Click on class titles for dates, times, and complete class descriptions.


 

2017 Classes
September 7 Glock Armorer’s Course 8 hours R 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Certificate
September 11 Basic Corrections Academy Course 420 hours M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Certificate
September 11 Security Guard Certification Course CRN# 11321 40 hours M-F 6 p.m.-10 p.m. Civilian
September 25 Basic Sniper Course 40 hours M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Certificate
September 25 DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Course 27 hours  M-T & F 1-10 p.m. Specialized
October 2 Middle Management Course 40 hours M-F 6-10 p.m. Specialized
October 5 Autism Awareness Training for Law Enforcement Officers   R-F 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Specialized
October 7 Live Range Training for Concealed Weapons Holders –  CR# 11312
*Class meets at the range
4 hours S 8 a.m.-noon Civilian
November 4 Concealed Weapons Permit Course
CRN# 11313
4 hours S 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Civilian
November 27 Breath Test Operator Course 16 hours M-T 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Specialized
December 2 Advanced Patrol Rifle Course
  *Class meets at the range
16 hours S & S 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Specialized
2018 Classes
January 13 Concealed Weapons Permit Course
CRN# 21227
4 hours S 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Civilian
January 18 Basic Law Enforcement Academy – Daytime Class 770 hours M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Civilian
March 18 Basic Law Enforcement Academy – Evening Class 770 hours M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Civilian