In-Service Specialized and Advanced Training Programs

Who We Are

The Public Safety In-Service Program, operating under the Southeastern Public Safety Institute (SEPSI), offers continuing education and career development advanced/specialized training for public safety practitioners and the communities they serve.

Criminal Justice In-Service Programs

The program also manages the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commissions's (CJSTC) Trust Fund budget for Region IX. This budget allows law enforcement agencies the ability to send their local, active law enforcement professionals to crucial, high demand specialized training at no cost.

All courses offered are approved by the Criminal Justice Standards & Training Commission and may be applied to fulfill mandatory retraining requirements.

Instructors who teach career development training 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

Strategic Courtroom Testimony - Feb. 22, 2015 for $183.77.  This course is designed to identify the importance of investigating, documenting and presenting a criminal case to a jury “beyond a reasonable doubt.” The course is divided into three blocks: Investigation, Documentation and Presentation. The Investigation block examines the case beyond probable cause and provides examples of how to interview witnesses in conjunction with a written statement.
Please read: "This class is NOT Trust Fund eligible"

Strategies for Off-Duty Encounters - March 21-22, 2016 for $183.77     
This 18 hour course is designed for all sworn police officers, state attorneys, corrections officers, and sworn command staff memberswho carry off-duty firearms. The course is lecture and scenario based and is designed to better prepare the attendee for an off-duty encounter.
Please read: "This class is NOT Trust Fund eligible"

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, February 22-March 2, 2016

CMS Firearms Instructor Course, April 18-22, 2016

Glock Armorer Course, April 19, 2016

Glock Armorer Instructor Course, April 20-22, 2016

We also offer these other public classes.

Service of Non-Enforceable Judicial Process Basic and Refresher classes.

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.

Agency Specific Training fee schedule beginning October 1, 2015

  • Firing Range:  Flat rate fee of $15.00 per person during normal business hours M‐F (8am‐5pm) (No hour minimum, 4 person minimum)
  • Firing Range:  After hour rate, $15.00 per person plus $31.78 per hour (5pm‐10pm)
  • Driving Range:  $10.00 per hour per person, 1 hour minimum, 4 person minimum 
  • Shoot House:  $10.00 per hour per person, 1 hour minimum, 4 person minimum
  • Defensive Tactics Mat room:  $10.00 per hour per person, 1 hour minimum, 4 person minimum-must pay for a minimum of 4 students 
  • Driving Pad Cone set up:  $50.00

View the full pricing and policy here.

How to Reach Us

Public Safety Training Manager
Michael DiBuono
(727) 614-7026

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