NFCC Public Safety Academy Correctional Officer and Law Enforcement Programs Accepting New Students


MADISON, FL – The North Florida Community College Public Safety Academy is planning its next round of Correctional Basic Recruit and Law Enforcement Recruit classes and invites anyone interested in a career in public safety to explore NFCC’s training opportunities. According to NFCC Public Safety Academy Director Rick Davis, recruits that train at NFCC have the advantage of training in a top-notch facility with exceptional instructors.

“Our goal is to help each student reach their fullest potential,” said Davis. “Our instructors help recruits enter the workforce with the skills and confidence needed for a successful and honorable career in law enforcement or corrections.”

Correctional Officers are currently in high demand across the state with select correctional institutions offering hiring bonuses to new employees. NFCC works with correctional institutes across North Florida and is proud to have graduates employed throughout the state in careers that range from entry level Correctional Officer all the way up to Warden.

NFCC Correctional Basic Recruit classes are held Monday-Thursday from 6-11 p.m. and the program takes approximately six months to complete. A new class will start as soon as an acceptable cohort of enrolled students is formed. Anyone with interest in beginning the program this summer or fall should contact the NFCC Public Safety Academy.

Law Enforcement Recruit classes are open entry with a new class beginning every few weeks. Classes are held Monday-Thursday from 6-11 p.m. and the program takes approximately eleven months to complete.

For more information about training opportunities offered through the NFCC Public Safety Academy, contact Gail Hackle at 850-973-1617 or More information is available at