Florida Panhandle Technical College
757 Hoyt Street
Chipley, FL 32428
Crossover - Law/Corrections
172 HOURS 6 WEEKS
NOTPELL ELIGIBLE Program # P430152 CIP # 0743.010205
This training program will prepare students who are currently Law Enforcement Officers to become Correctional Officers. Within this program, selected sections of the Traditional Correctional Officer Basic Recruit Training Program have been modified to fit the needs of Law Enforcement Officers wanting to become certified Florida Correctional Officers. The content includes, but is not limited to, knowledge of codes of ethics; development of correctional philosophies and systems; corrections rules, rights, and responsibilities; basic law and legal procedures; correctional operations; emergency preparedness techniques; communications skills; and human relations skills.
Guard inmates in penal or rehabilitative institutions in accordance with established regulations and procedures. May guard prisoners in transit between jail, courtroom, prison, or other point.Includes deputy sheriffs and police who spend the majority of their time guarding prisoners in correctional institutions.
CJBAT Exam$ 33.00
Fingerprinting/Background Check$ 50.25
The following table illustrates the PSAV program structure:
Introduction to Corrections
Facility & Equipment
Intake & Release
Supervising in a Correctional Facility
Supervising Special Populations
Responding to Incidents & Emergencies
Cross-Over Program Updates
Approximate Uniform Expense
Approximate Total Program Cost:
FP & BG check at WCJ; have a physical with EKG; possess current certification as a Law Enforcement Officer or have taken the state Law Enforcement Officer exam within the last four (4) years.
Industry Certification:Correctional Officer - $100.00