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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.
Effective January 1, 2020, Trust Fund classes will require a minimum of 16 Broward County Region XIII officers registered to avoid the class being cancelled. 
 To register for these courses, officers must coordinate seating through their agency’s training department.
Contact Professional and Executive Development
Fax Number: 954-201-6305

John Petrone, Associate Dean
Building 22, Room 119

Tammy Snoddy, Coordinator of Public Safety Programs
Building 22, Room 117
Debbie Zipoli, 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.

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​

Broward College/IPS will be hosting a one-day class “Leading Without Rank:  Leadership for the Line Officer” on Tuesday, November 12, 2019.  The belief that officers must have rank to be considered leaders is a myth that has hindered our profession for too long. Traditional leadership programs have focused on those who have already been promoted, but what about those who haven't? Some of the most effective leaders don't have brass on their collars or stripes on their sleeves. Leading Without Rank was designed to inspire officers to seek out leadership opportunities within organizations and provide the skills and motivation to influence the behaviors of those around them and influence the culture of their organization.
We will focus on:
The differences between Authority vs. Influence
Inward Mindset vs. Outward Mindset
Planning for personal and professional development
How intentional effort leads to leadership success
Leading yourself and taking ownership of your actions
The art of Unconditional Respect
The cost of the class is $149 and students may register with Command Presence Training.

Calibre Press presents a special 2-day “Female Enforcer and Emotional Survival for Female Enforcers” seminar on December 3-4, 2019.  This course will take it a step beyond the physical, mental and tactical training provided for professional survival. By pairing the Female Enforcers seminar with the Emotional Survival for Female Enforcers course, the often-overlooked realm of emotional/personal survival will be explored in its entirety.  The class is being held at Broward College/IPS and the cost per person is $349.  For more information and register online at

Broward College/IPS is hosting a one-day "Glock Armorers Course" December 12, 2019, from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM at A. Hugh Adams Central Campus in Davie, FL.  During this one day class (8  hour) students will learn how to safely use and maintain your weapon. To be eligible to take the Armorers Course you must be an active/retired law enforcement or military officer, private security, GLOCK Stocking Dealer/Range Program Employee or current GSSF member.  The cost of the course is $250.00 per person.  Please register for the class with Glock.

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