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Event : April 24-29:  Final Exams (Spring Term 2015)
 Time: 26/04/2015 - 29/04/2015

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Event : Open Registration - Summer Term 2015
 Time: 27/04/2015 - 27/04/2015

Event : April 24-29:  Final Exams (Spring Term 2015)
 Time: 27/04/2015 - 29/04/2015

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Event : 4-28-2015 Scholarship Application Deadline
 Time: 28/04/2015 - 28/04/2015

Event : April 24-29:  Final Exams (Spring Term 2015)
 Time: 28/04/2015 - 29/04/2015

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Event : Book Buy Back TODAY
 Time: 29/04/2015 - 29/04/2015

Event : April 24-29:  Final Exams (Spring Term 2015)
 Time: 29/04/2015 - 29/04/2015

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Event : 4-30-2015: Blood Drive at NFCC
 Time: 30/04/2015 - 30/04/2015

Event : RN Pinning
 Time: 30/04/2015 - 30/04/2015

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Event : Health IT Program Application Deadline
 Time: 01/05/2015 - 01/05/2015

Event : LPN Application Deadline
 Time: 01/05/2015 - 01/05/2015

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Event : Spring Commencement, May 5, 2015
 Time: 05/05/2015 - 05/05/2015

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Event : Classes Begin Summer Term
 Time: 11/05/2015 - 11/05/2015

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Event : 2015 Madison County Preparedness Expo
 Time: 19/05/2015 - 19/05/2015

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Event : Holiday - Memorial Day
 Time: 25/05/2015 - 25/05/2015

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Event : Deadline: Register for Health Scholars Camp at NFCC or SHTC by June 1
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Corrections to Law Enforcement Cross-Over

This program is designed as specified by the Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission. It is an application based program, addressing tasks required of correctional officers who seek law enforcement certification. Upon completion, recruits must sit for the State of Florida Officer Certification Examination.  Successful completion of academy training and the examination are required for certification.


Admission Requirements

  1. Must not have been convicted or plead guilty to ANY criminal offense involving moral character as defined by 11B.27.0011 F.A.C.

  2. Verification of current certification in Corrections or Law Enforcement, depending upon program entering.

  3. Pass the Law Enforcement or Corrections Basic Abilities Test depending upon the program entering. Please call ahead to schedule your test (850-973-9451).

  4. Complete the FAFSA Application (on-line) to determine federal student loan or PELL. (May be exempted)

  5. Complete and submit an NFCC application.

  6. Have an official high school (and college) transcript submitted from your school to NFCC.

  7. Obtain a letter of sponsorship from a local law enforcement agency. This letter simply means that they have conducted a local records check on you and that your record is clear as outlined above.

  8. Must be fingerprinted at NFCC for forwarding to FDLE.

  9. Pass physical fitness exam (Form 75-B.)

  10. Pass urinalysis test.


Direct Enrollment

Untrained persons who have been employed by agencies and have met the requirements of Florida Statute 943.13 are eligible for enrollment in training after meeting the requirements of the CJBAT tests and providing required documentation.

Financial aid

Public Safety Academy programs are eligible for Veterans Assistance (850-973-1620). Assistance may be received from North Florida Workforce Development Inc. at (850-973-9675). Criminal Justice Specific Scholarships and other financial aid contact Mrs. Peggy Harris at (850-973-1621) for further information.

When to register

Students taking classes with the Combination Academy part-time program may register at the beginning of any course block; this occurs on a monthly basis. Students should expect at least six months to nine months to complete the entire program.

Class hours

Classes are conducted part-time (evenings and weekends). Evening hours are usually 6-11 pm Monday thru Thursday. Weekends are usually from 8 am - 5 pm. Class schedules are provided each semester. The school observes most major holidays and there are two week breaks in the summer and at Christmas.

Uniforms

Public Safety Academy Recruits are required to be uniformed as described in the Recruit Manual. It is suggested that the student purchase a minimum of two sets. Students should purchase uniform type black belts, 1.5 to 2 inches wide, solid leather, no open weave or dangling ends, buckles should be low gloss silver metal. Shoes should be any style acceptable for uniform wear. Black socks must be worn with low quarter shoes. Students not in uniform by the date given for each class will be dismissed from class and be given a failing grade for the course block being taken.

Students will be required to wear Academy clothing for defensive tactics and firearms training. Aerobic or walking shoes will be required. While the style of clothing is now specifically defined, attire for exercise, suitable to the season, and fitting the requirements in the Recruit Manual should be procured for these courses.

Code of Conduct

The Academy is a Para-military school. A strict student Code of Conduct is required of Academy Students. The conduct and consequences for failure to follow the rules are explained in the Recruit Manual provided to all students in the Orientation course.


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