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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 2018 Course Announcements

May 2018 Course Announcements

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
Nicolette Farmer, 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:

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

Cadre Consulting Group will be presenting a “Tactical Applications for Patrol Rifle course at Broward College/IPS on April 16, 2018.  In this one day will expose student to advanced applications of the carbine with an emphasis on weapon familiarity, manipulations, marksmanship, movement and speed.  The cost for this class is $275 per student.  Students must provide their own kit and ammo – 300 rounds of pistol and 500 rounds of rifle.  Please register at
The Institute of Public Safety is hosting the first class of the Public Safety Leadership Academy at Broward College.  The Public Safety Leadership Academy was created to meet the need for formal training for leaders and emerging leaders in law enforcement, fire, emergency management and corrections.

"Public Safety Leadership Academy". This 4-week intensive program is designed exclusively for first-line supervisors and those looking to become first-line supervisors. This academy will prepare these supervisors in public safety organizations to exemplify the character and integrity expected of public safety professionals.  Participants in the Public Safety Leadership Academy will learn skills necessary to support the needs of their agencies and needs within their communities.  The academy will be held at the Institute of Public Safety on the following dates:

April 16 – 20, 2018
May 7-11, 2018
June 4-9, 2018
July 9-13, 2018

The program goals and learning objectives for the Academy were developed with the guidance and direction of public safety professional from all disciplines. The curriculum was written with consideration to concerns and issues raised by agency chief executives and academicians, and experience gained from other programs.

Thank you for your support of this program.  Should you require further information, please contact Tammy Snoddy at 954-201-6839.

Investigation of Motorcycle Crashes” course is being offered on April 23-27, 2018 at Broward College/IPS.
This course 40 hour course is designed for experienced traffic crash investigators who have a good working knowledge of the techniques and applications of formulas taught in basic crash investigation courses and who wish to build upon that foundation with more advanced mathematical formulas used to analyze motorcycle crashes. You will be given manual of applicable information to use as a motorcycle reference book.  There is no cost for Florida Officers and you may register with IPTM.

Broward College is hosting “Calibre Press Street Survival Seminar” on May 2-3, 2018.  This two day class originated in 1980 and was designed to train officers how to survive a gunfight. As Law Enforcement has evolved, so too has the Street Survival Seminar. Our current focus is educating today’s officer in the statistical realities of surviving the “24/7” aspect of a career in Law Enforcement by addressing both on-and-off-duty challenges. 
The cost for this class is $229 per person.  Please register directly with Calibre Press.

The Fort Lauderdale Police Department is hosting a one day training class on "Child Abuse Investigations".  The class is being held May 17, 2018 from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM at the Fort Lauderdale Police Department.  There is no cost to attend the training.  Please complete the attached registration form and e-mail to Jill Fogel,, Victim Advocate.  

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