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File #: 19-1089    Version: 1 Name: Police Recruits Academy #328 Tuition Costs
Type: Purchase Status: Passed
File created: 9/5/2019 In control: City Commission
On agenda: 9/18/2019 Final action: 9/18/2019
Title: MOTION TO APPROVE THE TUITION COST OF SEVEN (7) POLICE RECRUITS ATTENDING POLICE ACADEMY CLASS # 328 AT BROWARD COLLEGE, INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC SAFETY.
Sponsors: Police
Attachments: 1. 1. Request for Program Approval - Local Dollar Expenditure, 2. 2. Broward College - IPS - 328th Police Academy

Title

MOTION TO APPROVE THE TUITION COST OF SEVEN (7) POLICE RECRUITS ATTENDING POLICE ACADEMY CLASS # 328 AT BROWARD COLLEGE, INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC SAFETY.

 

 

Summary Explanation and Background

 

SUMMARY EXPLANATION AND BACKGROUND:

 

1.   Broward College - Institute of Public Safety provides Police Academy training for all new Police Recruits within Broward County.  Broward College Police Academy meets all basic training requirements of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission.  Upon successful completion, students will be eligible to take the Criminal Justice Standards and Training, State Officer Certification Examination.  Students must pass the Florida State Officer Certification examination to qualify for Florida State Law Enforcement certification, as prescribed in Chapter 943.17(1), F.S.

 

2.   Police Department has enrolled seven (7) new Police Recruits in the 328th Police Academy hosted by Broward College - Institute of Public Safety, which begins on October 14, 2019 and runs through April 8th, 2020.

 

3.   The tuition cost per Police Recruit is $4,600.00, which includes $100.00 state exam fee and the Florida Criminal Justice Sourcebook by Lexis Nexis.

 

Financial Impact

FINANCIAL IMPACT DETAIL:

a)   Initial Cost:  a)  $32,200.00

b)   Amount budgeted for this item in Account No:133-521-3013- -54000: Police Training, $21,480.00.

c)   Source of funding for difference, if not fully budgeted: A budget adjustment will be required to transfer $10,720.00 from Account #133-521-3013-40100: Travel/Conferences.  This budget adjustment will be processed in FY2020.

d)   5 year projection of the operational cost of the project Not Applicable

e)   Detail of additional staff requirements:  Not Applicable