The Criminal Justice Academy of Osceola is committed to excellence in providing the most extensive, relevant and comprehensive training to present and future law enforcement and corrections officers, in order to provide our citizens with the highest level of professional service possible.
This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Law, Public Safety and Security cluster.
Equivalency of Training Program (EOT)
We are now offering an EOT program at the Criminal Justice Academy. This program has never been offered here before. There are only a few in the whole state of Florida, click the link above to learn how you can get signed up today!
Time to Complete: 770 hours / Approximately 6 months
Estimated Cost of Tuition: $3,096
Florida Department of Law Enforcement BAT Exam
Fingerprinting/ Record Check
Advanced Credentials & Requirements
The FLDE State Law Enforcement Officer's Certification Exam must be passed prior to employment with a law enforcement agency.
How to Apply
Print and fill out, the Academy Application Packet and then drop it off at the Criminal Justice Academy building located at our Kissimmee Campus.
What you'll learn
Occupational Completion Points
Introduction to Law Enforcement - 10 hours
Legal - 62 hours
Interactions in a Diverse Community - 40 hours
Interviewing and Reporting Writing - 56 hours
Fundamentals of Patrol - 35 hours
Calls for Service - 36 hours
Criminal Investigations - 50 hours
Crime Scene Courtroom - 35 hours
Critical Incidents - 44 hours
Traffic Stops - 30 hours
DUI Traffic Stops - 24 hours
Traffic Crash Investigations - 32 hours
CMS Law Enforcement Vehicle Operations - 48 hours
CMS First Aid for Criminal Justice Firearms - 40 hours
CMS Criminal Justice Firearms - 80 hours
CMS Criminal Justice Defense Tactics - 80 hours
Dart-Firing Stun Gun - 8 hours
Criminal Justice Officer Physical Fitness Training - 60 hours
*Successful completion of an OCP may qualify a student for employment.