The mission of the Training Center is to provide the highest level of ethical, modern and practical training to current and future Public Safety Professionals and to prepare them for the challenges of today and tomorrow.
- How to Sign Up
- Basic Abilities Test (CJBAT)
- Financial Assistance
- Transcript Request
- Florida Law Enforcement Academy (FLE)
- Correctional Officer (COR)
- Crossover from Correctional Officer to Law Enforcement Officer
- Crossover from Law Enforcement Officer to Correctional Officer
- Advanced & Specialized Classes
- Private Security Officer Courses
- Retired LEO Courses HR-218
- Community Education - Firearms Classes
- Selection Center/Exemption of Training (EOT)
Message from the Training Center Director
Welcome to the Citrus County Public Safety Training Center located at Withlacoochee Technical College.
The Criminal Justice Academy at Withlacoochee Technical College has been serving students from Citrus, Hernando, Sumter, Marion and Levy county for over 40 years. Our reputation of high quality, successful completion rates, state certification and job placement, have placed us among the top training centers in the State of Florida.
Whether you are a recruit in the Law Enforcement or Corrections field or an existing officer seeking advanced training, the Citrus County Public Safety Training Center has what you need to further your professional career.
As the Director and former graduate of this academy, I encourage you to explore our options to find what it is that will fit your needs as we work together to meet your professional/career goals. Our Coordinators, administrative and instructional staff are here to help you navigate this process and ensure your success.
Thank you for taking the time to consider our programs and I look forward to seeing you in our academy!
Chief David Vincent
Citrus County School Board Police Department
Phone 352-726-2430 ext. 4353