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Public Safety Division



What are we? Our division contains:Charles H. Abbott Public Safety Training Center

The Charles H. Abbott Public Safety Training Center is comprised of:

  • Florida Department of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Standards & Training Commission Certified Training Academy 11
  • Florida Fire Standards Certified Training Academy
  • Emergency Medical Services Training Program

We also offer the following programs:

These Web pages provide an overview of the academic programs of study offered by the division, an outline of Web-based resources created and gathered for department courses, a faculty member directory, and announcements of departmental highlights -- recent and on-going activities of special merit.



Seated: Ms. Rita Miller, Administrative Assistant, Emergency Medical Services Program; Dr. George Bishop, Vice President, Academic Affairs & Learning Support; Ms. Darlene Brothers-Gray (no longer with us, now working at the University of Maryland).

Second Row: Mr. Jim Greig, Custodian, Maintence & Operations; Mr. Mike Dwyer, Manager, Criminal Justice Selection Center; Mr. Greg May, Chair, Division of Public Safety; Ms. Beth Wall, Range Manager; Ms. Jackie Vaughn (no longer with us, now retired).

Third Row: Ms. Helen Roldan, Enrollment Services & Bookstore; Mr. Kevin Granberg, Coordinator, Fire Science Program; Mr. Doug Boortz, Assistant Coordinator, Public Safety Programs, Gulf/Franklin Campus; Mr. John Ammons, Associate Director of Public Safety; Mr. Nick Rivera, Coordinator of Advance & Specialized Training; Ms. Elizabeth Kelly, Administrative Assistant, Division of Public Safety.

Not Pictured: Ms. Rebecca Acton, Assistant, Criminal Justice Selection Center; Mr. Ron Rice, Grounds Maintence, Maintence & Operations; Mr. Don Muniz, Grounds Maintenance, Maintenance & Operations; Mr. Mark Ruggieri, Custodian, Maintence & Operations; Mr. Scott Williams, Coordinator, Emergency Medical Services Programs; Dr. Dan Finley, Assistant Coordinator, Emergency Medical Services Programs.