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Crossover from Correctional Officer to Law Enforcement Officer

Crossover from Correctional Officer to Law Enforcement Officer (P430125)

This program is established for the purpose of providing job-related training to students that require certification, in accordance with Chapter 943, Florida Statutes (F.S.) and Chapter 11B-35, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.) as full-time or part-time Law Enforcement Officers. A student enrolling in this program must possess current certification as a correctional officer in accordance with Chapters 943, F.S., and 11B-35, F.A.C.

The content includes, but is not limited to, knowledge of codes of ethics; history and evolution of laws; introduction to the criminal justice system; statutory authority of the FDLE CJSTC; basic laws and legal procedures; law enforcement operations; investigation knowledge and skills; laws, rules and regulations of arrest; search and seizure; knowledge of use of force; defensive tactics; physical fitness; weapons skills; controlling and restraining techniques; traffic control and direction, DUI enforcement techniques; first aid techniques; communications skills; and human relation skills.

Title Course # Hours

Introduction to Law Enforcement

CJK0001

10

Legal

CJK0012

62

Interactions With a Diverse Community

CJK0013

40

Interviewing and Report Writing

CJK0014

56

Fundamentals of Patrol

CJK0064

35

Calls for Service

CJK0065

36

Criminal Investigations

CJK0077

50

Crime Scene to Courtroom

CJK0078

35

Critical Incidents

CJK0092

44

Traffic Stops

CJK0087

30

DUI Traffic Stops

CJK0084

24

Traffic Crash Investigations

CJK0088

32

Cross-Over Program Updates

CJK0393

8

CMS Law Enforcement Vehicle Operations

CJK0020

48

Dart- Firing Stun Gun

CJK0422

8

 

Program Length:

518 Hours

Course Prerequisites

  • School District Recognized Accredited High School Diploma or GED
  • A physical training pre-test is required
  • Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test - CJBAT ($40)
  • Fingerprint Card processed by FDLE and FBI ($55)
  • Physical exam with EKG Results and Drug Screen (cost varies with each doctor)
  • One (1) day orientation process

Program Times

Days and times may vary depending on curriculum needs. Contact the Criminal Justice Department (850-941-6200 ext. 2152) for schedules.

 

Program Costs

Estimated  for Florida Residents

Tuition: $1,440.04

Law Enforcement Lab Fee: $375

Uniforms: $400

Total: $2,215.04

Estimated for Non-Residents

Tuition: $6,024.34

Law Enforcement Supply Fee: $375

Uniforms: $400

Total: $6,799.34

Industry Salaries

Salary Rate: $26,000 - $31,000

Pensacola Average: $42, 681.60

State Average: $59,342.40

National Average: $56,100

Law Enforcement Officer Contact Information

Phone: 850-941-6200 Ext. 2152

Location: REGION 1 | FDLE Criminal Justice Training Center #70

Office hours: Monday through Friday 7:00AM - 3:30PM

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