The PBSO Training Division has training facilities throughout Palm Beach County. Our main office is located on Cherry Road in West Palm Beach. In addition, the Training Division maintains the Driving Facility, Firearms Range, 2 Armories, and 11 Fitness Centers. The division is comprised of 49 personnel that utilize and oversee these facilities. A breakdown of our personnel is as follows: 1 Captain, 3 Lieutenants, 8 Sergeants, 1 Office Support Supervisor, 21 Sworn Trainers, 3 Civilian Trainers, 3 Fitness Trainers, and 10 Support Staff. The division also oversees the Field Training Office (FTO), which provides training for new recruits. In addition, the division also supports the Bicycle Unit which is run by a civilian manager who coordinates over 350 bicycle deputies, making it the second largest bicycle unit in the nation.
The PBSO Training Division has established a reputation of excellence in the law enforcement community. We have hosted local agencies at our facilities for individualized training and international police forces as well. The PBSO Training staff is constantly striving to improve and advance their skill set by following the latest trends in law enforcement training, equipment and tactics. If you have any questions or concerns about the training and/or services we provide, please feel free to contact us at (561) 242-5800.