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: 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 

2021 Classes
Jan. 13 Basic Law Enforcement Academy – Daytime Class 770 Hours M-Th 7 a.m.-6 p.m
Specialized
Jan. 13 Correctional Officer Cross-Over Training to Florida CMS Law Enforcement – Daytime Class 518 Hours M-Th 7 a.m.-6 p.m Specialized
Jan. 25 Basic Law Enforcement Academy – Evening Class 770 Hours M-Th 6-10 p.m. Specialized
Jan. 25 Correctional Officer Cross-Over Training to Florida CMS Law Enforcement – Evening Class 518 Hours M-Th 6-10 p.m. Specialized
Feb. 1-12 Security Guard Certification Course 40 Hours M-F 6-10 p.m. Public
Feb. 16 Glock Armorer’s Course 8 Hours Wed. 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Specialized
Feb. 17 and 18 Glock Advanced Armorer’s Course 16 Hours Th-F 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Specialized
Feb. 20 Concealed Weapons Course 4 Hours Sat. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Public
Feb. 24 Basic Corrections Academy 420 Hours Wed.-Sun. 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Specialized
April 26 – May 7 Line Supervision 80 Hours M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Specialized
May 8 Concealer Weapons Permit 4 Hours Sat. 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. Public
May 31- June 15 Speed Measurement Operators Course 40 Hours M-Th 6-10 p.m. Specialized
June 5 Concealer Weapons Permit 4 Hours Sat. 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. Public
July 14 Basic Law Enforcement Academy – Daytime Class 770 Hours M-Th 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Specialized
July 14 Correctional Officer Crossover Training to Florida CMS Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Training – Daytime Class 518 Hours M-Th 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Specialized