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Training Division

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The mission of the Training Division is to ensure the department is able to pursue its objectives using the most modern and effective police techniques; this entails researching the effectiveness of alternative approaches to the many facets of policing and instructing departmental personnel.

The Training Division is responsible for:

  • Recruitment of police personnel through its Recruitment Unit.
  • Initial training of police personnel.
  • In-service training
  • Maintaining all training records for police employees
  • Maintaining state certification for all sworn personnel
  • High liability training for all sworn personnel
  • Professional development of all police employees

The Training Division can be reached at 727-893-7661.

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