Leadership Academy

Are you a law enforcement or correctional officer, or non-sworn agency member looking to strengthen your leadership skills?

The Leadership Academy is 288-hours of comprehensive study in supervisory and management philosophies, as well as their practical application. This specially selected set of six FDLE-approved courses will strengthen aspiring and current leaders’ abilities to inspire and influence others, and prepare for positions of greater responsibility.

To earn the Leadership Academy certificate, students must complete all of the courses and then apply for graduation. To maximize learning and success, it is strongly recommended that the classes be taken sequentially, as listed. Most courses have pre-requisites, however, requests for exemptions may be presented for consideration.

  1. CJ Leader Ethics (24 hours)
  2. Line Supervision (80 hours)
  3. Middle Management (40 hours)
  4. Building & Maintaining a Sound Behavioral Climate (40 hours)
  5. Developing & Maintaining a Sound Organization (40 hours)


Course Descriptions

Graduation Application

These courses are NOT open to the public. You must be a certified law enforcement officer, correctional officer, or employee of a criminal justice agency.

Classes are offered throughout the year and class sizes are limited.

David Lefont
Advanced Training Coordinator