In-Service Specialized and Advanced Training Programs

Who We Are

The Allstate Center at St. Petersburg College is the home of the Southeastern Public Safety Institute, specializing in training and education for those preparing to enter a public safety profession, in-service practitioners, and administrators.

Criminal Justice In-Service Programs

The SEPSI Inservice Program features advanced and specialized training opportunities for criminal justice professionals.

Career development training is offered to law enforcement, corrections, and career support staff at the local, state, and federal level.

Top-rate instructors are chosen based on subject matter expertise, advanced knowledge and experience in specialized areas.

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Registration and Hotel information

Upcoming training for Law Enforcement

Jujutsu 101 All levels Survival Leverage Control Skills- September 15-19, 2014 for $395. When Knives, Biting & Eye Gouging Are Realities & Pain Compliance Isn't. This class will provide instruction on simple, general moves that are adapted to the particular body type, skill level and concerns of each student. These methods will significantly improve your survival skills in combative situations by improving your leverage and disruption techniques. This particular workshop will give all participants plenty of practice in survival leverage control skills. You will leave having practiced on a small number of highly adaptable leverage holds and their set-ups for taking down and getting the opponent in a facedown controlled position.

Tactical Operational Rescue Course - September 3-5, 2014 for $399. In this 24 hour course the officer will become skilled at unconventional rescue techniques for civilians as well as for one of our own.  There is no excuse for lack of a plan to rescue one of our members, so a six-sided approach to rescue will be a focus. Unconventional ingress and egress tactics will include; conventional and alternative breaching, as well as moving from room to room without exposing the element to the fatal funnel.  Also various types of barricaded entry, such as, chains and padlocks, hasps and staples, slide bolts, etc. This course will even have the students demonstrate the technique for concrete wall breaching needed for immediate evacuation of the injured officer.

Strategies for Off-Duty Encounters -October 16-17, 2014 for $199. This 18 hour course is designed for all sworn police officers, state attorneys, corrections officers, and sworn command staff members who carry off-duty firearms. The course is lecture and scenario based and is designed to better prepare the attendee for an off-duty encounter.

Line Supervision - Oct. 20-24 and Nov. 17-21, 2014 for $726. This course will help prepare a new supervisor for the skills required within a law enforcement agency. The FDLE Line supervision course is a salary incentive 80 hour course which covers a significant amount of information that will prepare an officer for the role of corporal or sergeant.

Our Instructor Courses prepare you to be an CJSTC certified General and/or High Liability instructor.
Join us as we offer FDLE course curriculum and proficiency testing to advance your career.

Instructor Techniques Course, September 8-17, 2014

Instructor Techniques Refresher Course, September 18, 2014

CMS Firearms Instructor Course, September 22-26, 2014

CMS Vehicle Operations Instructor Course, December 15-19, 2014

We also offer these other public classes.

Retired Officers qualification classes for H.R. 218 at SPC indoor Range

Service of Non-Enforceable Judicial Process Basic Registration September 19-28, 2014

Service of Non-Enforceable Judicial Process Refresher Registration August 11, 2014

Basic Driver Improvement Online Course If you just received a traffic ticket for a moving violation or were ordered to take a TCAC class, you can keep points off your driving record and prevent an increase in your auto insurance premium by taking the four-hour course online at Ticket School Online.
Take the course online at Ticket School Online for a fee of $35.


SEPSI Policy regarding Agency reservations for Advanced Specialized Training

The Southeastern Public Safety Institute allows agencies to reserve seating in training classes in advance of the training. Frequently, agencies fail to send their personnel to the training and fail to cancel the seats in a timely manner. This situation creates two problems:
1) Where there is a waiting list for training, the reserved seats go unused; and
2) when enrollment falls below the anticipated minimum number of students needed to pay for the training, this causes a financial loss to St. Petersburg College.
SEPSI In-service Training Advisory Committee voted unanimously to approve allowing SEPSI In-service Program to warn in writing, or charge agencies that failed to either use reserved seating or cancel the reserved seating in a timely manner. View the full policy here.

How to Reach Us

Program Director
Terry Byrd
(727) 341-4513

St. Petersburg College
Allstate Center
3200 34th St. South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711