Law Enforcement Officer Basic Recruit Training Academy

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The Criminal Justice Training Center at Northwest Florida State College is certified by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Division of Criminal Justice Standards and Training.

Program Description:

This course of study is designed to provide initial training for individuals wishing to enter the law enforcement career field. It also serves as a prerequisite for the Florida State Officer Certification Exam (SOCE). 

Program Content:

Courses include Law, Vehicle Operations, Communications, First Aid, Firearms, Defensive Tactics, Patrol, Investigations, Traffic Stops, Crash Investigations, Tactical Applications, Dart-Firing Stun Gun and State Exam Review.

                                                                                Physical Fitness Standards

 

Practical Skills and Field Exercises:

Practical skills and field exercises include courtroom demeanor and testifying, report writing, identification, collection and preservation of evidence, interviewing and interrogation techniques, radio communications, patrol techniques, traffic direction, traffic crash investigations, police vehicle operation, defensive tactics, arrest techniques, firearms training, chemical agent application, CPR and first aid, fingerprinting and sobriety testing.

 

 

Program Length: 770 hours

Two semesters

Police I - Fall Semester

Police II - Spring Semester

(Police II can be taken before Police I)

        

DAY EVENING
   
7:00AM - 5:00PM 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Monday, Wednesday, Friday Monday - Thursday
   
  7:00AM - 6:00PM
               Sunday

 

 

 

Estimated Costs

Tuition:   Florida Resident 
(approximate; subject to change) 
           CONTACT FOR PRICING                 

Materials Cost (subject to change)

           CONTACT FOR PRICING
FBAT Fee $38.50
SOCE Fee $100.00

 

FOR A COMPLETE COST BREAKDOWN SEE THE

ESTIMATED COST FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT ACADEMY

Program Courses

 

  POLICE I - FALL SEMESTER     POLICE II - SPRING SEMESTER
         
CJK0001 Intro to Law Enforcement   CJK0077 Criminal Investigations
CJK0012 Legal   CJK0078 Crime Scene to Courtroom
CJK0013 Interactions in a Diverse Community    CJK0087 Traffic Stops
CJK0014 Interview and Report Writing   CJK0084 DUI Traffic Stops
CJK0064 Fundamentals of Patrol   CJK0088 Traffic Crash Investigations
CJK0065 Calls for Service   CJK0092 Critical Incidents
CJK0040 Firearms   CJK0031 First Aid for Criminal Justice Officers   
CJK 0020 Vehicle Operations   CKJ0051  Defensive Tactics
CJK0096A Physical Fitness I   CJK0442 Dart-Firing Stun Gun
      CJK0096B Physical Fitness II 
         
         

 

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