The goal of the CMS Defensive Tactics Instructor Update Course is to train instructors and to provide an overview of changes made to the Florida Basic Recruit Training Program: High Liability Defensive Tactics and the new Advanced Defensive Tactics. This update course is mandatory for all Defensive Tactics instructors and must be completed by July 2020 to be eligible to teach the new Defensive Tactics curriculum starting in 2020.
Eligibility Requirements: Students must hold an active Criminal Justice and Training Commission General Instructor Certification and High Liability Instructor Certification for Defensive Tactics.
Agency approval required before class
. Most agencies request that individual officers contact their training department prior to self-registration.