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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.

August 2017 Course Announcements

September 2017 Course Announcements

November 2017

December 2017

Professional and Executive Development Course Descriptions

 Course Descriptions 

Contact Professional and Executive Development
Fax Number 954-201-6305
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

The Bureau of Professional Development within the Florida Department of Law Enforcement 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
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.

 “Photo and Video Investigations for Law Enforcement” is being held on October 27, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM at Broward College/IPS. This one day course covers all aspects that law enforcement will encounter while working with online photos and videos.  This course is limited to 50 students.  The cost for this class is $100 per student.  Please register with

Broward College/IPS is hosting L.O.C.K.U.P. ® Overcoming Size Differences for Female Enforcers on November 6-7, 2017.  This two day course is designed to address violent encounters dealing with suspects of larger stature. When attempting control larger suspects, size and strength differentials necessitate combat strategies less reliant on pure upper body strength. The concepts and techniques can be utilized by any officer addressing a larger suspect. The days are hands-on and mentally challenging. Officers train and drill wearing vest, gun belt and long pants because anything else makes no sense.  The cost for this course is $329 per student and you may register with Police Combat.

Broward College /IPS is hosting “Officer Involved Shooting – 3 Day” course on November 7-9, 2017.  This course is intended for those investigators who are specifically assigned to the criminal investigation of officer involved shootings and in-custody deaths. It is also appropriate for those detectives or uniform personnel who may be required to assist in these types of investigations. Crime scene technicians, medical examiner/coroner investigators, supervisors, military investigators, criminal analysts, and prosecuting attorney's would also benefit from the training. The cost for this course is $325 per student and you may register directly with Public Agency Training Council.

Students should be forewarned that the content of this course contains numerous death scene photographs that are highly graphic and intense. Due to the sensitive nature of this material, attendance is restricted to sworn law enforcement personnel, or those directly involved in the criminal justice system.


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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