Meet the minimum qualifications (including a PAT).
Minimum requirements and steps to attend the Law Enforcement Basic Academy
·Be minimum 19 years of age
·Be a citizen of the United States
·Be a high school graduate or equivalent
·Have a Florida Driver’s License. With no DL suspension within the last 3 years.
·Have not had any excessive traffic citations. Three in the last two years.
·Not have a dishonorable discharge from any of the armed forces of the United States
·Not have been convicted of any felony or of a misdemeanor involving perjury or false statement
·No misdemeanor convictions in the last 5 years
·No DUI conviction in the last 10 years
·Drug Free Minimum 3-5 years prior, depending on substance use.
·Not have used, possessed or cultivated any illegal controlled substance within the past 5 years.
·(Marijuana 3 years) No history of drug sales.
No L.S.D./Methamphetamine use at any time.
Step 1: Achieve a passing score on the CJBAT test for Law Enforcement Officers
Additional information regarding this exam will be provided.
Step 2: Application
You are eligible for an application when CJBAT is passed. This will be verified by an Academy Staff member. If you did not take the exam with the academy, you must provide a copy of your results. Each class has a registration period. Information provided on the back of this page for those dates. You may pick one up (walk-in) no appointment necessary.
Step 3: Submit the application packet
·Call to schedule an appointment 239-334-3897. Ms. Floria Bell will review your application packet. Applicants must have application completed with all paperwork required. Other subjects that will be scheduled and pay on this day: Fingerprints and Physical Agilities Test.
·Fingerprints $52.50 (Credit Card only)
·Physical Agilities Test $25.00 (cash, credit card, money order)
Step 4: Interview
You will be advised of the date and time of your Interview after the deadline for applicants to apply. Your interview results will be given within 48hrs.
Step 5: Orientation for accepted applicants
Congratulations you are one step closer to starting your future. You will be measured for uniforms and a full payment of $150.00 is due at this time. Boots can also be purchased $80.00. Payment is accepted in Cash, Credit/Debit Card, or Money Order to be made payable to” Criminal Justice Uniforms.” Criminal Justice Protections Uniforms & Supply Inc. email@example.com
The Academy will provide your physical training (PT) gear which includes four t-shirts and two gym shorts. Any additional items may be purchased at the Academy.
·Hat $ 7.00
·Jackets $ 21.00
·Sweats set $25.00
·Mouth Piece $1.00
Step 6: First day of class
Welcome! This day will be the first of many great experiences.