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.

    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!

How to Apply

  • If you are interested in applying, please contact our Criminal Justice Academy located on our Kissimmee Campus at (407)518-5445 for more information.

    • Application Deadline is July 3, 2024

Program Details

  • Time to Complete: 770 hours / Approximately 6 months

    Estimated Cost of Tuition: $3,999.96


    Florida Department of Law Enforcement BAT Exam


    Medical/Physical/Drug Screen

    Fingerprinting/ Record Check

    Fitness Test

    Florida Department of Law Enforcement Basic Abilities Test (BAT) - CJBAT

    *You can be EXEMPT from the CJBAT exam if you have acquired an associates degree or higher and/or a DD214 form showing honorable discharge*

Advanced Credentials & Requirements

  • The FLDE State Law Enforcement Officer's Certification Exam must be passed prior to employment with a law enforcement agency.

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.