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 and faxed or scanned to Kelly Daley at 863.297.1045. Call her at 863.297.1030 with any questions regarding these classes.

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

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

2017 Advanced and Specialized Training Calendar 

September 2017

Course Dates Days Time Hours
Injury and Death Investigations 9/11/17-9/15/17 Monday-Friday 0800-1700 40
Middle Management 9/18/17-9/29/17 Monday-Friday 1830-2230 40

August 2017

Course Dates Days Time Hours
Prescription Opioids/Opiate Investigations and Overdose Response 8/7/17 Monday 0800-1700 8
Line Supervision 8/7/17-9/1/17 Monday-Friday 1830-2230 80
Social Media Applications for Investigators 8/7/17-8/8/17 Monday-Friday 0800-1700 16
Case Preparation and Court Presentation 8/14/17-8/18/17 Monday-Friday 0800-1700 40
Hostage Negotiations 8/14/17-8/18/17 Monday-Friday 0800-1700 40

July 2017

Course Dates Days Time Hours
Florida General Instructor Techniques 7/7/17-7/28/17 Monday-Friday 1830-2230 64
Field Training Officer 7/10/17-7/14/17 Monday-Friday 0800-1700 40
General Instructor Refresher–Online 7/24/17-7/28/17 Monday-Friday Online (Students will be provided instructions to access course) 8
Firearms Instructor Course 7/31/17-8/4/17 Monday-Friday 0800-1700* 44

May 2017

Course Dates Days Time Hours
General Instructor Refresher POSTPONED TBA POSTPONED TBA POSTPONED TBA 8
Hostage Negotiations POSTPONED TBA POSTPONED TBA POSTPONED TBA 40
Vehicle Operations Instructor Course 5/8/17-5/12/17 Monday-Friday varies 40

April 2017

Course Dates Days Time Hours
Interviews and Interrogations 4/3/17-4/7/17 Monday-Friday 1300-2200 40
Criminal Law 4/10/17-4/14/17 Monday-Friday 0800-1700 40
Traffic Accident Reconstruction 4/17/17-4/28/17 Monday-Friday 0800-1700 80

March 2017

Course Dates Days Time Hours
Gangs and Security Threat Groups 3/6/17-3/17/17 Monday-Friday 1830-2230 40
Breath Test Operator 3/13/17-3/14/17 Monday-Tuesday 0800-1700 16
Breath Test Operator Renewal 3/15/17 Wednesday 0800-1200 4

February 2017

Course Dates Days Time Hours
Speed Measurement 2/20/17-2/24/17 Monday-Friday 1100-2000 40
Computer Crimes Investigations Cancelled Monday-Friday 0800-1700 40
Financial Fraud Investigations Cancelled Monday-Friday 1830-2230 40

January 2017

Course Dates Days Time Hours
Advanced Report Writing 1/23/17-2/3/17 Monday-Friday 1830-2230 40