Dave Sanders is currently the Law Enforcement Program Coordinator for Broward College Institute for Public Safety.

Law Enforcement Experience

Dave has 34 Years of law enforcement experience starting with 6 years as a Pennsylvania Police Officer in Patrol and Special Operations and then 28 Years with the Ft Lauderdale Police Dept. including assignments in patrol, K-9 (Instructor certified), Tactical Operations Unit,  Detective / Criminal Investigations Division assigned to FBI Violent Crimes / Fugitive Task Force, Detective in Special Investigations Division, Metropolitan Organized Crime Task Force, DEA Task Force, FLPD Street Crimes Unit and the FLPD Training Unit as Primary Firearms and Tactics Instructor. Dave also spent 23 years as a member of the SWAT team and was a Tactical Instructor, Sniper Team Leader and Sniper Instructor.

Firearms Instructor Certification

  • FDLE Law Enforcement Firearms / Tactical Instructor
  •  NRA Law Enforcement – Tactical pistol, shotgun, rifle and select fire weapons
  • Sig Arms Tactical Shotgun Instructor
  • FLETC (Federal Law Enforcement Training Center)
  • Multiple Weapons Instructor, pistol, shotgun, rifle, scoped rifle, sub gun
  • Florida SWAT Association Advanced Sniper School
  • FBI Sniper Course
  • NRA Training Counselor

Instructor Responsibilities

  • Ft. Lauderdale Police Department
  • Firearms and Tactical Training
  • SWAT Entry Team and Sniper Team Training

Broward Police Academy

  • Adjunct Instructor, Firearms, Emergency Vehicle Operations and First Aid
  • Former Florida SWAT Association Southeast Region Representative and cadre instructor