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LAW ENFORCEMENT/CORRECTIONAL OFFICER PROFICIENCY COURSE

This course is designed for law enforcement or correctional officers in another state, a federal agency or the military, or a former Florida officer with a four year or more break in service, but less than eight years.

 To obtain certification as an officer in Florida without first attending a full basic recruit academy in Florida, you must:

  1. Successfully complete an EOT Evaluation, and
  2. Successfully demonstrate proficiency in the high-liability skills of defensive tactics, firearms, first aid, and vehicle operations (LE only),
  3. Take and pass the State Officer Certification Exam.

Covid 19 / Personal Safety Info on items to bring:  

  • Mask / Pocket / Portable – Mandatory inside any College Facility, during Defensive Tactics, 1st Aid, and during in car Practical Driving Exercises
  • Long sleeve shirt – bring a few light weight long sleeve shirts
  • Long pants
  • Protective Gloves
  • Hat / Ball cap – Flying Brass on the firearms range from semi auto
  • Comfortable training clothing and footwear
  • Water/recovery hydration – for outdoor training

During the class you may wear jeans or other casual attire. No shirts with offensive slogans or advertising. In addition, it is recommended that you bring you bring the following items:

  • Athletic clothing for defensive tactics
  • A cap for firearms training
  • Wet weather gear, since classes will be held rain or shine
  • You will need to bring a copy of your CJSTC form 76
  • Fluids to drink during hot weather
  • Any snacks that you require

You may bring your firearm  and duty gear, as long as they are in good working order. The equipment will be inspected and approved by a firearms instructor before it can be used during the class.

LOCATION:
Gulf Coast State College - North Bay Campus
Division of Public Safety
Abbott Building, 637 County Road 2300
Southport, Florida 32409

The first day of class starts at 8:00 am.

Course Listings
Law Enforcement Officer Correctional Officer
Mon.-Thurs., July 13 - 16, 8:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M. 
North Bay Campus,  EOC Bldg, 108
CRN:  95031 | XPS 0034 | Fee: $450
Tues.-Thurs., July 14 - 16, 8:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.
North Bay Campus, EOC Bldg, 108
CRN: 95033 | XPS 0034 | Fee: $350
Mon.-Thurs., Aug. 10 - 13, 8:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.
North Bay Campus, EOC Bldg, 108
CRN: 98002 | XPS 0034 | Fee: $450
Tues.-Thurs., Aug. 11 - 13, 8:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.
North Bay Campus, EOC Bldg, 108
CRN: 98004 | XPS 0061 | Fee: $350
Mon.-Thurs., Aug. 24 - 27, 8:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.
North Bay Campus, EOC Bldg, 108
CRN: 98003 | XPS 0034 | Fee: $450
Tues.-Thurs., Aug. 25 - 27, 8:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.
North Bay Campus, EOC Bldg, 108
CRN: 98005 | XPS 0034 | Fee: $350
Mon.-Thurs., Sept. 14 - 17, 8:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.
North Bay Campus, EOC Bldg, 108
CRN:  98006  |  XPS 0034 | Fee: $450
Tues. -Thurs., Sept. 15 - 17, 8:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.
North Bay Campus,  EOC Bldg, 108
CRN:  98009 | XPS 0061 | Fee: $350
Mon.-Thurs., Sept. 28 - Oct. 1, 8:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.
North Bay Campus, EOC Bldg, 108
CRN: 98007 | XPS 0034 | Fee: $450
Tues. -Thurs., Sept. 29 -  Oct. 1, 8:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.
North Bay Campus, EOC Bldg, 108
CRN: 98010 | XPS 0061 | Fee: $350
Mon.-Thurs., Nov. 16 - 19, 8:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.
North Bay Campus, EOC Bldg, 108
CRN: 98008 |  XPS 0034 | Fee: $450
Tues. -Thurs., Nov. 17 - 19, 8:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.
North Bay Campus, EOC Bldg, 108
CRN:  98011 | XPS 0061 | Fee: $350

 

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Contact:
Greg May

gmay@gulfcoast.edu

(850) 913-3297

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