Florida Law Enforcement Academy - 50250

770 clock hours

(Selective Admission)

Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Training prepares students as entry level law enforcement officers in the State of Florida. Practical skills and simulated activities compliment the classroom instruction. Upon successful completion, students are eligible to take the Florida Department of Law Enforcement State Certification Examination. This minimum standards class is regulated by Florida Statutes and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. It is a highly structured and disciplined program with special rules, policies, and procedures.

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) licenses and regulates the private security industry in accordance with Chapter 493, Florida Statutes (F.S.). Any individual who performs the services of a security officer must have a Class “D” license. To qualify for a license, the individual must submit to fingerprinting and complete 40-hour security guard training. For more information, please visit https://www.fdacs.gov/Business-Services/Private-Security-Licenses.

Degree Requirements

Required program:

CJK 0002Intro to Law Enforcement (N)

12 hours

CJK 0016Communications (N)

24 hours

CJK 0018Legal (N)

64 hours

CJK 0019Interviewing and Report Writing (N)

56 hours

CJK 0063Fundamentals of Patrol (N)

40 hours

CJK 0096Criminal Justice Officer Physical Fitness Training (N)

60 hours

CJK 0021Serving Your Community (N)

34 hours

CJK 0072Crimes Against Persons (N)

48 hours

CJK 0073Crimes Involving Property and Society (N)

12 hours

CJK 0079Crime Scene Follow-up Investigations (N)

34 hours

CJK 0020CLaw Enforcement Vehicle Operations (N)

48 hours

CJK 0031First Aid for Criminal Justice Officers (N)

40 hours

CJK 0040CCriminal Justice Firearms (N)

80 hours

CJK 0051Defensive Tactics (N)

80 hours

CJK 0421Conducted Electrical Weapon/Dart Firing Stun Gun (N)

4 hours

CJK 0400Traffic Incidents (N)

12 hours

CJK 0401Traffic Stops (N)

24 hours

CJK 0402Traffic Crash Investigations (N)

30 hours

CJK 0403DUI Traffic Stops (N)

24 hours

CJK 0093Critical Incidents (N)

44 hours