IPS Training Calendar

Advanced and Specialized Training Calendar

Persons interested in attending any of the classes listed below should submit a training request through their agency or contact Kelly Daley at 863.297.1030 for further information and instructions on applying.

Please complete the registration/authorization form that is attached to each course announcement.

* Use this form when applying for an advanced/specialized class at the Institute of Public Safety. It may be completed, scanned, and emailed to IPS staff or faxed to 863.297.1045. Contact Kelly at 863.298.6804 with any questions regarding classes.

Visitors to this webpage who desire emailed announcements of training may place their names and email addresses on the list by emailing jdentel@polk.edu

  • Additional classes may be scheduled.
  • Time and date of some offerings may change.
  • Location of classes will be noted on flyers.

2024-2025 Advanced and Specialized Training Calendar

CourseDatesDays TimeHours
August 2024
Field Training Officer for Correctional Officers8/19/24-8/30/24Monday-Friday1830-223040
July 2024
Florida General Instructor Techniques7/22/24-7/31/24Monday-Friday800-173064
School Resource Officer7/22/24-7/26/24Monday-Friday800-170040
Field Training Officer7/15/24-7/19/24Monday-Friday800-170040
June 2024
General Instructor Refresher6/17/24-6/21/21Online8
May 2024
Advanced Report Writing and Review5/13/24-5/17/24Monday-Friday0800-170040
Basic Report Writing5/9/24-5/10/24Thursday

Friday
800-1700
800-1200
12
April 2024
Interviews and Interrogations4/22/24-4/26/24Monday-Friday0800-170040
Title: Vehicle Operations Instructor4/15/24-4/19/24Monday-Tuesday

Wednesday-Friday
1300-2200
800-1700
40
DUI Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST)4/15/24-4/17/24Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday
1000-1900
1200-2100
1000-1900
24
Firearms Instructor4/8/24-4/12/24Monday

Tuesday-Friday
800-2200
800-1700
44
Adult Sex Crimes Investigations4/8/24-4/12/24Monday-Friday0800-170040
March 2024
Narcotics and Dangerous DrugsNarcotics and Dangerous Drugs3/18/24-3/22/24Monday-Friday1300-210040
Middle Management3/11/24-3/22/24Monday-Friday1830-223040
Basic Traffic Homicide Investigations3/4/24-3/15/24Monday-Friday0800-170080
February 2024
Organized Crime2/5/24-2/9/24Monday-Friday0800-170040
January 2024
Defensive Tactics Instructor1/23/24-2/2/24Tuesday-Friday0800-190080
Advanced Surveillance Techniques1/15/24-1/19/24Monday-Wednesday

Thursday-Friday
0800-1700
1400-2300
40
Line Supervision1/8/24-2/2/24Monday-Friday1830-223080