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WHAT TYPES OF COURSES ARE OFFERED TO FDLE CERTIFIED OFFICERS

Gulf Coast State College, the Division of Public Safety offers FDLE Advanced, Specialized, and Instructor Courses. The courses are available to certified Law Enforcement, Corrections and Correctional Probation officers in the state of Florida.

HOW DO I APPLY FOR A COURSE

To take one of our courses, you must received authorization from your agency .  A form 15A or a letter of authorization to attend must be submitted to the Division of Public Safety.  If you have any questions, please call Nick Rivera at 850-913-3297 or email at nrivera@gulfcoast.edu.

You must then satisfy the college's enrollment process before you can be registered into a course.

 

School Resource Officer (Non-Credit, 40 Hours)

This course is designed to provide the participant with an overview of the educational environment and strategies as related to school based policing and school safety. This course will include the history, philosophy, and skills necessary to serve as a School Resource Office

Participants will receive instruction in juvenile law, ways to communicate with students, and class instruction techniques. In addition, participants will discuss the School Resource Officer Programs, law-related education, ethics, emergency management, and topics such as computers and the Internet.

CRN: 98220,  Course Number: XPS-0055
Cost: TRUST FUNDED – L.E
Location Bay County Sheriff ‘s Office, 3421 North Highway 77, Panama City, FL
Dates/Times: September 11 – 26, 2017 / Monday –  Thursday / 5:00 pm – 9:00pm
General Instructor Techniques (4 Credit Hours, 64 Contact Hours)

This course is designed to meet certification for law enforcement, correctional and correctional probation instructors as set forth by the Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission. 

Approved for Mandatory Retraining Only

Instructor: Robert Ifft

CRN/Course Number: 83359 / CJB-2801
Cost: Trust Funded for Region 2 Officers
Location: Florida Highway Patrol Station - Panama City
Dates/Times September 18 – October 12, 2017 / Monday - Thursday. 5:30pm – 9:30pm
Injury and Death Investigation (3 Credit Hours, 44 Contact Hours)

This course is designed to provide the patrol officer and investigator with limited experience in death and related injury investigations, and a general insight into investigative, legal and evidentiary considerations of this kind of investigation.

Approved for Salary Incentive or Mandatory Retraining

Instructor: Mark Smith        

CRN/Course Number 83360 / CJE-2634
Cost:   Trust funded for Regions 2 Officers
Location:  Panama City Police Department (First day will be at the NBC Abbott Building)
Date/Times: October 2 – 18, 2017 / Monday – Thursday /5:30pm – 9:30pm
Breath Test Operator (Non-Credit, 16 Hours)

 This course is designed to introduce the student (officer) to the theory of the Intoxilyzer 8000. The Officer is expected to know and understand how each instrument analyzes a breath sample for the presence of alcohol.

Approved for Mandatory Retraining Only

Instructor: Nick Rivera

CRN/Course  Number 98236 / XPS-0012
Cost: Trust Funded for Region 2 Officers
Location:  North Bay Campus – Abbott Building Room 130
Dates/Times: 

October 7-8, 2017 / Sat-Sun / 8:00am -5:00pm.

   
Breth Test Operator Renewal Course (Non-Credit, 4 Hours)

This course is designed to introduce the student (officer) to the theory of the Intoxilyzer 8000. The Officer is expected to know and understand how each instrument analyzes a breath sample for the presence of alcohol.

Approved for Mandatory Retraining Only

Instructor: Nick Rivera

CRN/Course  Number 98242 / XPS-0003
Cost Trust Funded for Region 2 Officers
Location: North Bay Campus – Abbott Building Room 130
Dates/Times: October 11, 2017 / Wed / 5:30pm - 9:30pm

Agency Inspector Course (Non-credit, 24 Hours)

This 24 hour hands-on course provides the officer the necessary training to perform the role of the breath test operator as it relates to obtaining and analyzing breath samples during the breath test. The student will also learn how to obtain and maintain a Breath Test Operator Permit.

Approved for Mandatory Training only

 Instructor: Nick Rivera

CRN/Course Number 98137 / XPS -0011
Cost Trust funded for Regions 2 Officers
Locations: North Bay Campus, Abbott Building Room 132, 637 C.R. 2300 Southport, Florida 32409
Dates/Times

October 16 - 19, 2016 / 4:00pm – 10:00pm.

Vehicle Operations Instructor Course (Non-Credit, 40 Hours)

This FDLE course is required to become a commission approved vehicle operations instructor. Topics taught include, legal issues in driving instruction, facility development and management, the Basic Recruit curriculum, problems in driving instruction, and evaluation techniques

Approved for Mandatory Training Only

Instructor: Greg May and Nick Rivera

CRN/Course Number

98235/ XPS-0049
Cost Trust funded for Regions 2 Officers ($341.25)
Location North Bay Campus, Abbott Building Room 131, 637 C.R. 2300 Southport, Florida 32409
Dates/Times November 30 - December 3, 2017 / 8:00am - 7:00pm

Special Tactical Problems (3 Credits, 44 Contact Hours)

Course Description: An overview of special tactical problems for officers. Provides an understanding as well as working knowledge of special problems faced by law enforcement or corrections to include natural and man-made disorders.

 Approved for Mandatory Retraining or Salary Incentive.

 Instructor:  Roger Michael Rossomondo Jr., Daryl White

CRN/Course Number 83365 / CJB-2090
Cost Trust funded for Regions 2 Officers
Location North Bay Campus, Abbott Building Room 131, 637 C.R. 2300 Southport, Florida 32409
Dates/Times November 27 – December 13, 2017 / Monday – Thursday / 5:30pm – 9:30pm.
CMS Firearms Instructor Course (Non-credit, 44 Contact Hours)

The Maximum for this class has been set at 18 students. Once the maximum has been reached, a waiting list will be started.

This course is designed for law enforcement, corrections, and correctional probation officers to acquire the necessary skills to become firearms instructors.  The emphasis will be on both technical and practical applications of the revolver, semiautomatic, riot shotgun, and rifle with emphasis on instructor techniques and methodology.

An instructor student shall complete the CMS Firearms Instructor Course pursuant to Rule 11B-20.0014, F.A.C., to instruct the CMS Criminal Justice Firearms Course, Cross-Over Handgun Transition Course, or the CMS Firearms Instructor Course.

An instructor student shall achieve a minimum score of no less than 85% on the firearms written end-of-course examination.

An instructor student shall demonstrate the required firearms proficiency skills at 85% or higher, using a handgun (revolver or semi-automatic pistol) for daylight and night, and a long gun (shotgun or semiautomatic rifle/carbine) for all proficiency skills, with the results recorded on the required CJSTC-4.

Approved for Mandatory Retraining

CRN/Course Number 98221 / XPS-0020,
Cost Trust Funded, L.E, CO, & CPO, $458.25 (Includes lab fee)
Location North Bay Campus – Abbott Building Room 131
Dates/Times October 23 – 27, 2017 / Monday – Friday / 8:00am – 5:00pm (4 hours of night firing)
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