• Law Enforcement Academy

  • Law Enforcement Academy (P430105)

    Welcome to the Law Enforcement Academy! This program prepares students for work in the Law Enforcement profession. The content includes learning the laws, codes of ethics, search and seizure, communications and more.

    Upon completion of the academy and state officer certification exam, you will be certified to work at law enforcement agencies across the state of Florida. Law Enforcement officers provide service and protection to the community in which they work. The academy gives an overview of the Law Enforcement profession.


    This program is a disciplined, paramilitary academy which operates under the authority of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission, and the Escambia County School District. The rules in this training course are more rigorous than most schools and colleges. The standards governing ethics and moral conduct are higher, and more is expected from students in order to prepare for a professional career in Law Enforcement.

     

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    Course #

    Hours

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Introduction to Law Enforcement

    CJK0001

    10

    Legal

    CJK0012

    62

    Interactions in a Diverse Community

    CJK0013

    40

    Interviewing and Report Writing

    CJK0014

    56

    Fundamentals of a 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

    CMS Law Enforcement Vehicle Operations

    CJK0020

    48

    CMS First Aid for Criminal Justice Officers

    CJK0031

    40

    CMS Criminal Justice Firearms

    CJK0040

    80

    CMS Criminal Justice Defensive Tactics

    CJK0051

    80

    Dart- Firing Stun Gun

    CJK0422

    8

    Criminal Justice Officer Physical Training/ Law Enforcement

    CJK0096

    60

     

    Program Length:

    770 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

    First Session: Noon – 4:00 PM
    Meal Break: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Second Session: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

    *Exception:

    Firearms classes take place on Saturday and Sunday 7AM-4PM (for five weeks).

     

    Program Costs

    Estimated for Florida Residents

    Tuition: $2218

    Law Enforcement Supply Fee: $1000

    Uniforms: $400

    Total: $3618

    Estimated for Non-Residents

    Tuition: $9025

    Law Enforcement Supply Fee: $1000

    Uniforms: $400

    Total: $10,425

    Industry Salaries

    Pensacola Average entry level: $21.79 hr ($45,323.20 Annually)
    State Average entry level: $55,120.00
    National Average entry level: $48,311

     

    Law Enforcement Academy Contact Information

    Phone: 850-941-6200 Ext. 2152

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

    George Stone Technical College

    2400 Longleaf Dr., Pensacola, FL 32526

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

     

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