PREPARE. TRAIN. EQUIP.

Giving you the edge in emergency situations.

WIREGRASS PUBLIC SAFETY ACADEMY

July 12th through July 23rd 2021

The Wiregrass Public Safety Center is excited to offer a summer academy for students ages 16-18. The Wiregrass Public Safety Academy is a tuition-free summer program for anyone interested in a career in public safety. This is a high-intensity and physical academy. Only those with a serious interest in the career field should apply. The application period ends June 11th.

wiregrass public safety Center

The Wiregrass Public Safety Center is home to state-of-the-art training and recruiting facilities for police, fire, emergency medical personnel, and other first responders.  We provide you with an unparalleled opportunity to train across multiple disciplines so you can keep your team sharp.  

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Recruiting Facilities

State-of-the-art training for police, fire, emergency medical personnel, and other first responders.

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Public Safety Training

The WPSC’s comprehensive approach to public safety training provides an unparalleled opportunity to train across agencies and borders.

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Community Engagement

A significant emphasis on community engagement is at the core of WPSC’s mission and vision.

About WPSC

The Center is anchored by a 28,130-square-foot Education and Training Building and includes an array of scenario-specific resources designed to simulate, with crucial accuracy, the emergency situations first responders are likely to face.
The inclusion of both a five-story Drill Tower and a Class A Burn Building, provide firefighters with much-needed simulated and live fire training opportunities. A railroad car training area and propane fire props recreate the distinct challenges of hazardous materials and industrial accidents, while the site’s pumphouse and drafting pit allow for the efficient use full-flow water during exercises.

World Class Training

Indoor Facilities

You can take advantage of a simulators and classrooms to better prepare for the dangers of highly volatile situations.

Outdoor Facilities

The Center’s outdoor facilities include 10 props to give first responders the resources to sharpen life-saving skills.

Teach Me House

The Teach me house provides an inviting and authentic setting for youth and community safety programs.

An Innovative
Approach to Public Safety Training

A significant emphasis on community engagement is at the core of the centers mission and vision.  It is a vital tool for training the many volunteer fire departments that serve Wiregrass communities, and its education and outreach programs create a conduit for building relationships between local citizens and those who protect them.