Charles M. Curb School of Emergency Services
At the Charles M. Curb School of Emergency Services, we train our community's law
enforcement, corrections, fire and EMS professionals. From initial training to
in-service and specialized training, the Charles M. Curb School of Emergency Services provides the best in public safety training.
In addition to initial certification training programs in police, corrections, fire and EMS, the Charles M. Curb School of Emergency Services, offers Advanced Training and College Degree programs to enhance your career. Our degree programs are available online to help you schedule classes when you need them.
Located at the Advanced Technology College, the Charles M. Curb School of Emergency Services, is the key to your career in public safety. Click on the menu on the left to choose your area of interest.
Equivalency of Training
DSC is authorized by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to approve training
exemptions for out of state, federal and inactive Florida law enforcement & correctional
officers pursuant to Florida Administrative Code 11B-35.009. Keep scrolling to learn more.
by the numbers
Fire Fighter graduate each year from our program.
EMT & Paramedic graduate each year from our programs.
Active Law Enforcement & Continuing Education training students each year.
Louie Mercer - Class of '78
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Equivalency of Training (EOT)
The EOT course is designed for out-of-state, federal, and previously certified Florida officers to obtain Florida certification. Officers will be exempt from having to complete the full basic recruit academy. Instead, they will complete a condensed version of the basic recruit training to become eligible to take the State Officer Certification Exam and start the process to become a Florida certified officer.
Please contact us to see if you qualify before submitting your application packet and fee (application fees are non-refundable).
Evan Doyle, Program Manager
Training Facility Locations
Our primary training facilities are located in Volusia County, with all auxiliary sites located at agencies in Volusia and Flagler counties.
Daytona State College
All Academy classroom training, most Advanced and Specialized Training, and home offices of the School of Emergency Services.
Volusia County Sheriff's Office Firearms Range - Stephen Sabota Facility
Firearms classes, other special courses.
This is the V.C.S.O. facility, not open to the public. Strickland firearms range is located nearby and open to the public.
3901 Tiger Bay Road
Daytona Beach, FL 32124
Volusia County Sheriff's Office Driving Range, DeLand
Go to the location, then access the gate for the driving track by driving south on Carlis Road. The gate to the facility is on the left.
2580 W State Road 44
DeLand, FL 32720