Law Enforcement Officer

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This program prepares students to become law enforcement officers for the five county areas that the Southwest Florida Public Service Academy serves. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement/Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission has certified the Southwest Florida Public Service Academy as a state-regulated training center.

What you will learn:

► Constitutional & Criminal Law
► Communication Skills
► Interpersonal Skills
► Defensive Tactics
► Weapons
► Patrol Procedures
► Vehicle Operations
► Physical Fitness
► First Aid for Criminal Justice Officers
► Traffic Operations
► Report Writing
► Court Procedures
► Rescue Operations
► Bombs & Explosives
► Crowd Controls
► Employability Skills
► Code of Ethics

770 clock hours

Total Program Cost:
Costs based on 2014-15 school year. All costs and fees are subject to change.

Program Items Approximate Total Program Costs
Tuition - 770 hours $2,140.60
Supplies & Miscellaneous $1,077.00
Application Fee (non-refundable) $30.00
Practical & Written Exams & Review $55.60
TOTAL $3,303.20

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