Due to the Covid19 pandemic, we will not be hosting an upcoming 2021 Honor Guard Academy. We feel it is in the best interest at this time to help protect our first responders. Thank you for all you do!
Please check back for any updates for this academy.
We are currently not accepting certified Law Enforcement, Corrections & Fire Department Honor guard members for our 2020 Honor Guard Academy. This 32 hr class is designed with proper protocol for police, fire and K-9 services. Mandatory attendance is required for team work method of training at each station. The HGA is designed for the new or veteran member. Whether you have one member needing to attend or ten, this sensitive training will help guide your agency when dealing with events from colors posting and presentation to full service line of duty death services.
The 2020 HGA registration process is online ONLY. Please see below to register up to 10 students from your agency. Please acknowledge the “Hold Harmless” agreement during the registration process. Live shotgun rounds will be utilized during the training, any Fire Department HG members that do not wish to fire the weapons will be granted and alternate training will be provided for that station.
All members should bring required HG equipment for training. Full dress uniform required for final day mock funerals. A Fire truck (caisson) will be provided for fire agencies to train and mock.
POLICE / CORRECTIONS:
Hats, gloves, mourning bands, HG duty belt, side arm, Class A or HG dress uniform, Shoes. Local agencies may bring colors, rifles and sabers.
Hats, gloves, mourning bands, HG duty belt, Class A or HG dress uniform, shoes. Local agencies should bring colors, axes, pike poles and any related equipment.
Registration will close January 10, 2020
The Police Honor Guard of Broward County reserves the right to cancel the class due to logistical reasons if deemed necessary (i.e. low enrollment, acts of god, terror etc…) Once the class is at capacity we will no longer accept registrations and a notice will be posted on our website.
Any cancellations made past January 10, 2020 will not receive a full refund unless the HGA is cancelled by the facilitator, then a full refund will be issued.
For local hotel information, please research near the facility address. There are dozens of hotels within the 5-10 mile radius to fit your budget.
Volunteer Park Community Center
12050 W. Sunrise Blvd
Plantation, Florida 33323