Law Enforcement Officer

Law Enforcement Officer Requirements - Must Have Completed One of the Following:
  • Successfully completed a Florida Law Enforcement Academy and received a passing score on the State of Florida Law Enforcement Certification Examination, and be eligible to receive law enforcement certification.
  • Successfully completed the Florida Equivalency of Training (CJSTC 76) and received a passing score on the State of Florida Law Enforcement Certification Examination, and be eligible to receive law enforcement certification. For more information on Florida Equivalency of Training, please click on the following link:

www.fdle.state.fl.us/CJSTC/Officer-Requirements/Equivalency-of-Training.aspx

  • U.S. Citizen
  • At Least 19 Years of Age
  • Valid Driver License
  • High School Graduate / G.E.D.
  • Good Moral Character

Employment Process
NOTE: When a vacancy occurs for the Law Enforcement Officer pool position that has been advertised, the duration of the employment process could take approximately two to six months once an application is received. Law Enforcement Officer pool positions are advertised in the People First System bi-annually.

Benefits
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Choice of Health and Medical Benefit Plans
  • Competitive Starting Salary 
  • Criminal Justice Incentive Pay (Up to $130 per month depending on college degrees and completion of salary incentive courses)
  • Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Deferred Retirement Option Plan
  • Job Stability
  • Paid Vacations / Holidays
  • State Retirement (FRS)
  • Specialty Assignments; Bicycles, K-9, Hazardous Devices, etc.
  • Tallahassee Assignment
  • Training Opportunities
  • Tuition Free Education Plan
  • Uniforms Provided
  • Uniform Cleaning Allowance ($500 Annually)

Starting Salary
$37,229.00 Annually / Plus Salary Incentive