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.


 

2018 Classes

July 16-19

School Resourse Officer Course 40 hours M-R 7 a.m.-6 p.m.  Sworn Officer

July 18

Basic Law Enforcement Academy 770 Hours M-F 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Certificate

July 18

Cross-Over Academy Course 518 Hours M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Certificate

July 23

CPR Instructor Course 5 Hours M 5:30-10:30 p.m. Instructor

August 6

Basic Corrections Academy Course 420 Hours M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Certificate

August 6

First Aid Instructors Course 40 Hours M-F 6-10 p.m. Instructor

August 6

Security Guard Course  40 Hours M-F 6-10 p.m. Civilian

August 11

Concealed Weapons Permit Course 4 Hours S 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. Civilian 

September 1

Live Range Training for Concealed Weapon Permit Holders
(Held at the Firearms Range)
4 Hours S 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Civilian

September 17

Advanced Report Writing and Review Course 40 Hours M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Specialized

October 27

Concealed Weapons Permit Course 4 Hours S 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. Civilian 

October 29

Discipline and Special Confinement Techniques Course 40 Hours M-F 6-10 p.m. Specialized

November 3

Live Range Training for Concealed Weapon Permit Holders
(Held at the Firearms Range)
5 Hours S 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Civilian

December 8

Concealed Weapons Permit Course 4 Hours S 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Civilian 
2019 Classes

January 7-18

Hostage Negotiations Course 40 Hours M-F 6-10 p.m. Specialized

March 18-29

Supervision of the Youthful Offender Course 40 Hours M-F 6-10 p.m. Specialized

May 6-17

Interviews and Interrogations 40 Hours M-F 6-10 p.m. Specialized