The 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:
Michael Huften, Coordinator of Criminal Justice Training at 863-784-7285, or email:
Michael Austin, Coordinator of Criminal Justice Training at 863-784-7282, or email:

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.

2016 Classes
June 27Security Guard Course40 hoursM-R6-10 p.m.Certificate
July 11Instructor Techniques64 hoursM-R6-10 p.m.Instructor
July 20Basic Law Enforcement Academy770 hoursM-F8 a.m.-5 p.m.Certificate
August 1 OSINT Advanced Open Source Intelligence32 hoursM-R8 a.m.-5 p.m.Specialized
August 8Basic Law Enforcement Academy770 hoursM-R6-10 p.m.Certificate
August 8Correctional Officer Cross-Over to Law Enforcement Officer Course518 hoursM-R6-10 p.m.Certificate
August 22Basic Corrections Academy420 hoursM-F8 a.m.-5 p.m.Certificate
December 15Basic Sniper Course40M-F8 a.m.-5 p.m.Certificate