Lieutenant Stephen Bauer oversees the Training Section, which is responsible for orientation of new employees within the department in addition to providing in-house education for officers at a schedule of seven hours per each 28-day work cycle.
Each officer is mandated by Florida Police Standards to obtain 40 hours of advanced training annually and it is the responsibility of the Training Section to ensure this is completed. Officers undergo training monthly ranging from crowd control to how to deal with victims of crime.
Academic instruction is also provided by this section for all police cadets. Please visit our Police Cadets page for more information.
Lieutenant Bauer can be reached by phone at 850.435.1862 or email Lieutenant Stephen Bauer.