Law Enforcement Officer

770 Hours
26 weeks

Pell Eligible
Program # P430105
CIP # 0743.010700

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

This training program will prepare students for employment as Law Enforcement Officers. The responsibility of a Law Enforcement Officer must never be taken lightly. Officers must always act within the boundaries of their authority and uphold the recognized standards of their professions code of ethics. 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 law 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; human relations skills; definition of sexual harassment and ways to avoid compromising interactions with other officers and the public.

OCCUPATION DESCRIPTION:

Maintain order and protect life and property by enforcing local, tribal, state, or federal laws and ordinances. Perform a combination of the following duties: patrol a specific area; direct traffic; issue traffic summonses; investigate accidents; apprehend and arrest suspects, or serve legal processes of courts.

PRE-REGISTRATION COSTS:

CJBAT Exam $ 33.00

Fingerprinting/Background Check $ 50.25

PROGRAM STRUCTURE:

The following table illustrates the PSAV program structure:

COURSE #

OCP

COURSE DESCRIPTION

HOURS

Resident Tuition Per Term

Non-Resident Tuition Per Term

LAB

Fee

CJK0001

A

 

Introduction to Law Enforcement

10

28.00

106.00

 

CJK0012

Legal

62

172.00

652.00

 

CJK0013

Interactions in a Diverse Community

40

111.00

421.00

 

CJK0014

Interviewing & Report Writing

56

156.00

589.00

 

CJK0064

Fundamentals of Patrol

35

97.00

368.00

 

CJK0065

Calls for Service

36

100.00

379.00

 

CJK0077

Criminal Investigations

50

139.00

526.00

 

CJK0078

Crime Scene to Courtroom

35

97.00

368.00

 

CJK0092

Critical Incidents

44

122.00

463.00

 

CJK0087

Traffic Stops

30

84.00

316.00

 

CJK0084

DUI Traffic Stops

24

67.00

253.00

 

CJK0088

Traffic Crash Investigations

32

89.00

337.00

 

CJK0020

CMS LE Vehicle Operations

48

124.00

496.00

78.00

CJK0031

CMS First Aid for CJ Officers

40

104.00

413.00

29.00

CJK0040

CMS CJ Firearms

80

207.00

826.00

225.00

CJK0051

CMS CJ Defensive Tactics

80

222.00

841.00

 

CJK0422

Dart-Firing Stun Gun

8

21.00

83.00

50.00

CJK0096

CJ Officer Physical Fitness Training

60

167.00

631.00

 

 

TOTAL

770

$2,489.00

$8,450.00

382.00

 

Additional Costs:

Resident

Non-Resident

Registration Fee

$10.00

$10.00

Approximate Books/Supplies/Bag

$50.00

$50.00

Approximate Uniform Expense

$80.00

$80.00

Exam Review

$70.00

$70.00

Approximate Total Program Cost:

$2,700.00

$8,700.00

PROGRAM ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

The applicant cannot be convicted of any felony or misdemeanor involving perjury or have received a dishonorable discharge from the military.

AGE: 18 years or older at program completion

Students must be 18 > to participate in Firearms course

 

DIPLOMA: Standard High School Diploma or Equivalent

CJBAT: PASS

FP & BG check at WCJ; have a physical with EKG; complete an FDLE physical fitness assessment; Be a U.S. citizen; possess a Social Security card

 

Industry Certification: Law Enforcement Officer - $100.00

Advisory Salary Range:
$26,100 - $30,600

Florida Panhandle:
$30,200 - $54,520

PH Average:
$38,000

State Average:
$55,100

National Average:
$56,100

 

Program Completion Rate: 92%

Program Placement Rate: 94%

Program Licensure Pass Rate: 89%