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                                             Public Safety Communication Academy

    The Fields of Criminal Justice and Emergency Services are essential occupations within every community.
    The Public Safety Communicator (PSC) plays an integral part in the delivery of these services.  The
    PST are the first responders in public safety situations. The purpose of this program is to prepare students
    for civilian employment as a dispatcher: police, fire, and emergency medical telecommunicator, who operate
    telephones, radios and computer terminals responding to emergency and non-emergency requests for
    assistance.  They obtain vital information regarding the nature and location of requests and dispatch assistance
    appropriately as needed.
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    • Applicant Legal Name
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    • Applicant Primary Email and Phone
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    • Basic 911 Telecommunicator Academy Preference
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    • Applicants Primary Emergency Contact Information
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    • Education Information

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    • Criminal History
      • Have you ever been arrested, charged or entered a plea of guilty or no contest in a criminal offense?
      • If, yes please list when, where and charges. You will need to provide certified copies of disposition:
      • Have you ever been arrested, charged or convicted of domestic violence?
      • Have you ever been charged with a traffic violation/ticket?
      • If yes, enter charge, disposition and date (year):
      • Have you ever used, possessed or sold non-prescription drugs, or any controlled substance?
      • If yes, list the substance, how often and when last used/sold:
    • Public Service Agencies
      • In the spaces below, list the name, address, phone, fax and point of contact of the Public Service Agencies you intend on applying with or the agency you will be sponsored by.
    • Additional Information
      • Explain in your own words why you want to be a 911 Dispatcher and why you feel you are suited for this profession:
      • Participation in a Criminal Justice Academy requires considerable physical exertion and exercise. Do you have any physical conditions that could prohibit or impair your participation?
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      • Acknowledgement and Release
        • I do hereby request enrollment in a Basic Criminal Justice Academy Training Program at South Florida State College, and do agree to the following conditions:
          1. I will adhere to all rules and regulations of the Criminal Justice Standard and Training Commission and South Florida State College (SFSC), or I will be subject to expulsion from the program.
          2. Registration will be on a space-available basis.
          3. SFSC - Criminal Justice Academy will be held harmless of liability and injury.
          4. All expenses, unless otherwise noted, are my responsibility.
          5. I hereby authorize the SFSC - Criminal Justice Academy to release any and all information contained in my student file to any criminal justice agency or certified training center.
          6. I further understand that the SFSC Criminal Justice Academy requires students wishing to attend the Public Safety Communication Program to undergo a criminal records check prior to enrolling in the program.  A non-refundable fee will be charged to you or your sponsoring agency to cover the cost of fingerprinting.  If, for any reason, we would be required to fingerprint you again, you could be charged another process fee.  If information is received during your attendance in the training program that would prohibit you from receiving certification as a Public Safety Communicator, you will be withdrawn from the program.
          By submitting my e-signature below, I certify that the information contained in this application is true and complete.  I further understand that any false or misleading information may prevent my admittance into, or result in my future expulsion from the academy.

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