August 2020 we will begin accepting applications for the January 2021 LAW ENFORCEMENT and CORRECTIONS CLASSES. You must attend an Academy Introduction to start the enrollment process, click on How to Sign up for more information.  


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Crossover from Law Enforcement Officer to Correctional Officer

Public Safety Training Center Academy

January 2021  LEAD-TIME Schedule 

 Academy Start Date

January 25, 2021

 Open Enrollment Begins

 August 17, 2020

 Hours of Training



 Hours: 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

 Monday - Thursday

 *May include several Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays

 Open Enrollment Ends

 December 1, 2020

 Physical Abilites Test (PAT) Date


 Uniform Ordering

 December 14, 2020

 Time: 5:00 pm - prompt

 Room 277

 All Tuition Paid in Full    

January 6, 2021 (Cashier's Office, 352.726.2430, x4304)

*Attendance dates and items, course start and end dates are subject to change without notice. Dependent on enrollment, courses may be cancelled.

The purpose of this program is to train students who want a dual certification in law enforcement and corrections. To take the following courses, students must provide evidence they have completed a Law Enforcement Officer Basic Recruit Training program and passed the State Officer Certification Examination. Upon satisfactory completion of the courses listed, students will be eligible to take the State Officer Certification Examination for Correctional Officers. Successful scores on both state exams enable the student to receive dual certification as a correctional officer and as a law enforcement officer. This course is the Criminal Justice Standards & Training Commission approved Law Enforcement Officer Crossover Training to Florida CMS Correctional Officer Basic Recruit Training program.