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.

2023-2024 Advanced and Specialized Training Calendar

CourseDates Days Time Hours
May 2023
Traffic Crash Reconstruction5/8/23-5/19/23Monday-Friday800-170080
March 2023
Criminal Law3/27/23-3/31/23Monday-Friday930-183040
Speed Measurement Course3/20/23-3/24/23Monday-Friday1100-200040
Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs3/6/23-3/17/23Monday-Friday1830-223040
February 2023
Firearms Instructor Update2/27/23-3/1/23Monday
Field Training Officer2/13/23-2/17/23Monday-Friday800-170040
Advanced Traffic Homicide Investigations2/6/23-2/17/23Monday-Friday800-170080
January 2023
Vehicle Operations Instructor1/30/23-2/3/23Monday-Wednesday
Thursday & Friday
Social Media Applications for Investigators1/18/23-1/19/23Wednesday-Thursday800-170016
November 2022
Basic Traffic Homicide Investigations11/7/22-11/18/22Monday-Friday800-170080
Field Training Officer for Correctional Officers11/7/22-11/18/22Monday-Friday1830-223040
Advanced Surveillance Techniques11/7/22-11/11/22Monday-Wednesday
October 2022
Hostage Negotiation10/24/22-10/28/22Monday-Friday800-170040
Defensive Tactics Instructor10/3/22-10/28/22Monday-Friday1800-220080
Agency Inspector10/3/22-10/5/22Monday-Wednesday800-170024
September 2022
General Instructor Refresher (online)9/19/22-9/23/22Online8
HERO Interviewing Techniques9/7/22, 10/5/22, 11/2/22, 12/7/22, 1/4/23, 2/1/23
Case Preparation and Court Presentation9/5/22-9/16/22Monday-Friday1800-220040
August 2022
Middle Management8/22/22-9/2/22Monday-Friday1830-223040
Interviews and Interrogations8/8/22-8/12/22Monday-Friday800-170040
Breath Test Operator Renewal8/8/22Monday800-12004
Breath Test Operator8/1/22-8/2/22Monday-Tuesday800-170016
July 2022
School Resource Officer7/25/22-7/29/22Monday-Friday800-170040
Speed Measurement Course7/18/22-7/22/22Monday-Friday1100-200040
Line Supervision7/11/22-8/5/22Monday-Friday1830-223080
Field Training Officer7/11/22-7/15/22Monday-Friday1200-210040