• To Become A Law Enforcement Officer In The State Of Florida You Must:
    Have a valid High School Diploma or GED
    Be at least 19 years of age
    Have a valid Driver’s License
    Be a U.S. Citizen
    Have good moral character
     

    Additionally:
    No Felony convictions (certain misdemeanor convictions could also disqualify eligibility)
    Military Service requires an Honorable Discharge
    Lifetime driving history will be required at application submission
     

    All Academy Applicants Must Also Complete The Following Tests Successfully To Gain Admittance To The Program:
    Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test (CJ BAT)
    Fingerprinting/records check
    Polygraph Examination
    Physical Fitness Test (PFT)--to include physical examination, EKG, and Drug Screen
     

    All Applicants Are Expected To Be In Good Physical Condition Upon Entry To The Academy To Meet The Demands Of The Physical Training And Defensive Tactics Portions Of The Training Curriculum.
    An Initial Review Of The Application And Interview Will Be Completed Prior To Any Testing.
     

     Florda Department of Law Enforcement Basic Abilities Test

    Scholarship Opportunity
    Phil Royal Memorial Scholarship Fund
    Michael Callin Memorial Scholarship