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All advanced and specialized training courses offered by the Institute of Public Safety Division of Professional and Executive Development are open to Florida Certified Law Enforcement officers, corrections officers or qualified support staff for mandatory and salary incentive credit as defined in Florida Criminal Justice Standards Training Commission Rule 11B-35.006.
 Priority is given to Region XIII officers. Out-of-region officers will be put on a waiting list and will be added to the class if space is available.
 To register for these courses, officers must coordinate seating through their agency’s training department.

April 2017 Course Announcements
• Auto Theft for Patrol Officers
• Tactical Athlete Program

May 2017 Course Announcements

June 2017 Course Announcement
• Advanced Report Writing and Review
• Breath Test Operator Renewal
• Building and Maintaining a Sound Behavioral Climate

• Officer Involved Shootings

• Craigslist Investigations
• Crisis Intervention

• Gangs and Security Threat Groups

• General Instructor Refresher
• GeoTime Level 1
• Integrity Centered Leadership
• Interviews and Interrogations

• Kinesic Interviewing
• No Non-Sense Leadership Academy
• Parking Enforcement Specialist
• Speed Measurement
• Traffic Control Officer for Civilians
• Understanding your Policing Behavioral Style (June 8 and 9)
• White Collar and Financial Crimes Investigations

July 2017 Course Announcements
• CMS First Aid Instructor
• Criminal Law

• DUI Standardized Field Sobriety Testing
• DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Refresher

• Excel for Public Safety
• Facebook Investigations for Law Enforcement
• Florida General Instructor Techniques
• School Resource Officer

August 2017
• Field Training Officer for Law Enforcement Officers
• Google for Public Safety Officers
• Traffic Crash Reconstruction
• Writing Effective Police Reports

Professional and Executive Development Course Descriptions

 Course Descriptions 

Contact Professional and Executive Development
Fax Number 954-201-6305
Ken Shives, Associate Dean Professional and Executive Development/Testing Center
Building 22, Room 119
Tammy Snoddy, Coordinator of Public Safety Programs
Building 21, Room 117
Kathie Carlson, Executive Assistant
Building 22, Room 112B
Donna Reuhl, Executive Assistant
Building 22, Room 112B
Online Officer Training and Mandatory Retraining Courses
The Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute, located within the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s (FDLE) Bureau of Professional Development has created professional, comprehensive, and interesting online training courses that satisfy the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission’s (CJSTC) mandate for officer re-certification. These courses include the four mandatory topics, Juvenile Sexual Offender Investigation, Discriminatory Profiling & Professional Traffic Stops/Human Diversity, Domestic Violence, Physiological Response Dynamics Training Video (however no training hours will be given for this course) and other courses of interest to law enforcement personnel. All training hours are free and eligible for use toward the CJSTC 40 hour mandatory retraining requirement.
Mandatory Retraining Topics:
Elective Training Courses:
Non-FDLE Members: Should you wish to have a certificate generated for completed training, you may turn your quiz results page in to the person designated by your agency to enter records into the Automated Training Management System (ATMS) and a certificate can be provided to you by that designee.
ATMS USERS: If you are designated by your agency to enter records into ATMS, you can use your ATMS login to access the FDLE Online Training Certificate System. Links to the instructions page and the online training certificate system are below.
FDLE Members: Once you have completed an online course, print, sign, and date the quiz results page. Then, turn your quiz results page into your program or regional training coordinator to be entered into Pathlore.
FDLE Training Coordinators: Once you receive a member's quiz results page enter it into Pathlore and then submit it to Susan Coker if it is from a sworn member or Danielle Santiago if it is from a non-sworn member so that a certificate may be generated.

NOTE: Credit toward Sheriff's Salary Supplement:
All training hours listed under "Elective Training Courses" that have not been used for Mandatory Retraining credit may be used toward Sheriff's Salary Supplement. Mandatory Retraining Topics may not be used for Sheriff's Salary Supplement. These online courses may not be repeated for salary supplement credit for a period of at least 3 years. View a PowerPoint presentation outlining the eligibility requirements to be awarded Sheriff's Salary Supplement.
Questions and concerns may be directed to the Bureau of Professional Development at (850) 410-7373
The Virtus Group will be presenting “The Adaptive FTO” May 1-2, 2017 at Broward College/IPS.  This two day class is designed to enhance your current FTO process by addressing the critical issues necessary to develop the current crop of probationary officers.  The cost for this class is $187 per person and you may register with The Virtus Group.

Comprehensive Law Enforcement Analytics and Training (C.L.E.A.T.) is sponsoring a series of seminars crafted to enhance the training and standards of the Law Enforcement Officer.

Search Warrants – Tactical Advantages” will teach law enforcement the tactics for successfully drafting and executing search warrants.  Broward College/IPS is hosting this training seminar on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at Central Campus in Davie, FL.  A second seminar will be hosted by F.D.L.E in Tampa, FL on Wednesday, April 5, 2017.

The cost for this training is $175 per person and you may register on line at .


The Broward Domestic Violence Council will present a free seminar on “Domestic Violence:  Train the Trainer” on May 4, 2017 from 9A-5P at Broward College Institute of Public Safety.  This seminar is designed to prepare attendees to train their respective department members on up to date information pertaining to Domestic Violence responses and investigations.  Please submit your registration form to
Force Science Basic Course” is being offered on May 8-9, 2017 at Nova Southeastern University.  This program created and instructed exclusively by the Force Science Institute, is designed to clearly present, in a practical and understandable fashion, the results of the most cutting edge research into the dynamics of human behavior during life-threatening encounters. The class will explore Force Science, the application of unbiased scientific principles and processes in repetitive physical experiments designed to determine the true nature of suspect provocation and officer response (action-reaction dynamics).  The cost of this course is $150 per person and you will need to register directly with the Sheriff’s Foundation.
Broward College is hosting a two day course on the “Dark Web” on May 11-12, 2017.  Students who take this course will learn how to comprehend each level of the web, from the surface (Google) down to the "deep" or "dark" sections. The course also uncovers the criminal offenses and investigative techniques often associated with the dark web.  The cost of the course is $350 for early registration.  Please register at
Broward College/IPS is hosting “OSINT Investigation Training:  Working with Online Photos and Videos” on May 24, 2017.  This one day class covers all aspects that law enforcement will encounter while working with online photos and videos.  The cost for the class is $100 per student and you may register directly with Dataveillance.


The South Florida Chapter of Concerns of Police Survivors, Inc. will be hosting a one day workshop “Police Suicide Prevention” on Thursday, May 25, 2017.  Dr. Robert E. Douglas, Jr. the founder of the National Police Suicide Foundation, Inc. will be conducting the training.  Dr. Douglas is a retired Agent from the Baltimore City Police Department and is considered a leading expert in the area of police suicide.

The training will be held at Broward PBA, 2650 W. State Road 84 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.  The cost for the workshop is $25.  Seats are limited and registration forms must be received by May 19.  Please contact Debbie Geary at 954-914-4743 or for more information.

 Broward College/IPS is hosting a one day grant funded class. " GeoTime Level 1 " is an 8-hour introductory course on call record and mobile forensic analysis. The course also covers cell site analysis workflows, including CDR record formatting and reporting. Automatically linking calls, locations, and individuals.  GeoTime compiles a timeline of records and plots the data points on a map.
Uncharted's GeoTime™ is the industry's only 3D mapping and analysis solution for law enforcement.

This class is designed for investigative personnel and analysts, but all law enforcement personnel are welcome to attend.

Material Requirements
Students should bring a laptop with Internet and an external USB mouse. GeoTime Software should be installed prior to class.

You may register directly with Police Technical.
Broward College/IPS is hosting a two day “Integrity-Centered Leadership:  Leading Behind the Badge in Challenging Times” seminar.  This seminar will be held on June 6-7, 2017 at the Institute of Public Safety.   The cost is $275 per person and you may register directly with Dodson Training.
The Miami Dade Police Department is hosting a two day conference on “Police Use of Force in Today’s World”.  The conference will examine how court rulings of national recognized cases such as Michael Brown, Trayvon Martin and Eric Garner have affected Law enforcement, its policies and their decisions to use force.  The cost of the conference is $500 per person and you may register with the Miami Dade Police at or 305-715-5000.
OSINT Investigative Training:  Facebook for Law Enforcement” is a one day training class will provide step by step instructions on creating over 250 complex and detailed searches within Facebook that produce actionable results.  This training will be held on July 28, 2017 at Broward College/IPS.  The cost is $100 per person and you may register with Dataveillance.  Students are encouraged to bring their own computer. Both Ethernet and Wi-Fi connections will be available. If you wish to connect via Ethernet, please bring your own Ethernet cable. 
Cadre Consulting Group LLC is hosting a “Hostage Rescue” class on August 7-11, 2017.  This advanced level curriculum focuses on law enforcement tactical response for a variety of hostage situations.  The cost for this training is $500 per person.  For more information and to register you may contact Cadre Consulting Group at their website or

TASER Conducted Electrical Weapon (CEW) Instructor Course is being held at the Margate Police Department on Tuesday, September 5 and Wednesday, September 6, 2017. 
This course provides the basic operational theory and practical training to instruct users to reasonably safely and effectively operate TASER CEWs.  This course covers the TASER X26, X26P and X2 CEWs, and will certify those who successfully complete the course as TASER instructors for a period of 2 years.  This course is open to sworn law enforcement officers, military personnel, and licensed professional security employees.  Part 1 of the courses is completed online.  New instructors will spend approximately 4 hours online before participating in 16 hours of practical training (Day 1 and Day2).  Recertifying instructors will spend approximately 8 hours online before participating in 8 hours of practical training (Day 2).
The cost is $435 (new certification) or $225 (re-certification).  Please go to to register!

Broward College/IPS in partnership with RITE Academy is hosting the Racial Intelligence for Leadership course on October 11, 2017.  This is a one-day training for command staff and executive leaders. RITE Academy created this advanced cultural diversity class, combining (6) key modules of Emotional and Social Intelligence which has been improving officer’s lives on a professional as well as personal level.  The cost for the course is $369.00 for 1 or 2 from the same agency and $294.00 for 3 or more from same agency (Discount Ends September 11, 2017). Please register on line at

A “5 Day Cyber-Crime, Social Networking and OSINT Investigative Training” will be held October 9-13, 2017 at Broward College/IPS.   This 5-day hands-on course contains new and innovative cyber-crime investigation methodology and techniques and is designed specifically for law enforcement personnel and those indirect support of law enforcement.  Due to the sensitivity of this training, it is not available to the general public.  Although this is an advanced level course, it will be presented from a law enforcement point of view.  This will benefit those experienced (but non-technical) investigators wishing to attend.  Investigators engaged in any aspect of cyber-crime will benefit greatly from this course.  This course is limited to 30 students.  Wi-Fi will be available for each student during the training.  The cost for this course is $500 per student.  Please register with Dataveillance.
Wicklander-Zulawski “Criminal Interview and Interrogation Training” will be held at Broward College/IPS on October 17-19, 2017.  The “Advanced Workshop on Interviewing Techniques” will be held on October 20, 2017.  These two courses offer the latest and most effective interviewing and interrogation techniques including the WZ Non-Confrontational Method.  Learn to assess verbal and non-verbal behavior and become more effective on the focus of an investigation and obtaining reliable information.  For more information and to register please contact Wicklander-Zulawski.

Racial Intelligence Training and Engagement is offering a two day Racial Intelligence Train the Trainer course.  The course will be held at Broward College/IPS ON December 5-6, 2017.  This training improves law enforcement and community relations in a brand new way.  Emotional Intelligence combined with Social Intelligence helps officers use enhanced verbal skills on 95% of calls.  Build trust between your agency and the community, while sustaining career resiliency for your officers.  The cost for this two day training is $824 per person for 1 or 2 and $749 per person for 3 or more from the same agency.

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