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Correctional Officer Cross-Over Training to FL Law Enforcement Academy CCP

Correctional Officer Cross-Over Training to FL Law Enforcement Academy Overview (5613)

Type of Award

CCP - Career Certificate Program

Program Website

www.palmbeachstate.edu/career-pathways/pathway-public-safety/default.aspx

Program Description

The Criminal Justice Institute (CJI) offers this course meeting all requirements established by Palm Beach State College, the Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission and the Region XII Training Council.

The Correctional Cross-over to Law Enforcement prepares currently certified Correctional Officers to become certified Law Enforcement Officers in the State of Florida. Practical skills and simulated activities complement the classroom instruction. Upon successful completion, students are eligible to take the Florida Department of Law Enforcement State Officer Certification Examination (SOCE). This minimum standards class is regulated by Florida Statutes and Florida Administrative Code and is a highly structured and disciplined program with special rules, policies and procedures.

Program Learning Outcomes

For detailed information, visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/learningoutcomes/Program-Learning-Outcomes.

Admission Requirements

  • Complete an online Application for Admission, located at www.palmbeachstate.edu/admissions/Admissions-Applications
  • Be an active certified officer in the discipline the officer is moving from; or
  • Have successfully completed a Commission-approved Basic Recruit Training program and passed the State Officer Certification Examination within four years, for the discipline the officer is moving from.
  • Provide a letter of good standing from their agency.

Completion Requirements

Modular Examination Failure:

Students are entitled to one re-test should they fail any of the examinations or proficiency tests which must be taken before the completion of the academy. Failure of the re-test will result in the student repeating that module. Failure of any three examinations will result in the student being dismissed from the program.

State Officer Certification Examination:

At the completion of the academy, the applicant must file with the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission (CJSTC) to take the officer certification examination. A student has three attempts to pass this examination and if the examination is not passed after three attempts, the student must take the entire academy program over.

Program Length

Total program hours are 518.

Location

This program is offered at the Lake Worth and Belle Glade campuses.

For More Information

Christine Todaro, todaroc@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 868-3908

Employment Opportunities

This program provides eligibility for certification as a Florida Law Enforcement Officer which, upon completion, allows the graduate to be employed anywhere in the State of Florida as a Law Enforcement Officer.

Career Path Notes

Students completing this program are strongly encouraged to continue their education by completing the A.A. or A.S. degree in Criminal Justice. Students completing the Cross-over program and passing the SOCE automatically earn credits towards a Criminal Justice degree.

Career Center

www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career

For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit: Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/ooh

O-Net Online: www.onetonline.org

Required courses:

Required Courses (Clock Hours: 518)

CJK0001Introduction to Law Enforcement (CCP)

10 Clock Hours

CJK0012Legal (CCP)

62 Clock Hours

CJK0013Interactions In A Diverse Community (CCP)

40 Clock Hours

CJK0014Interviewing and Report Writing (CCP)

56 Clock Hours

CJK0064Fundamentals Of Patrol (CCP)

35 Clock Hours

CJK0065Calls for Service (CCP)

36 Clock Hours

CJK0077Criminal Investigations (CCP)

50 Clock Hours

CJK0078Crime Scene to Courtroom (CCP)

35 Clock Hours

CJK0087Traffic Stops (CCP)

30 Clock Hours

CJK0084DUI Traffic Stops (CCP)

24 Clock Hours

CJK0088Traffic Crash Investigations (CCP)

32 Clock Hours

CJK0092Critical Incidents (CCP)

44 Clock Hours

CJK0393Crossover Program Updates (CCP)

8 Clock Hours

CJK0020Cms Law Enforcement Vehicle Operations (CCP)

48 Clock Hours

CJK0422Dart-Firing Stun Gun (CCP)

8 Clock Hours

Total Credit Hours: 518

Course Sequence

Term One - Fall (Year One) (Clock Hours: 398)

CJK0001Introduction to Law Enforcement (CCP)

10 Clock Hours

CJK0012Legal (CCP)

62 Clock Hours

CJK0013Interactions In A Diverse Community (CCP)

40 Clock Hours

CJK0014Interviewing and Report Writing (CCP)

56 Clock Hours

CJK0064Fundamentals Of Patrol (CCP)

35 Clock Hours

CJK0065Calls for Service (CCP)

36 Clock Hours

CJK0077Criminal Investigations (CCP)

50 Clock Hours

CJK0078Crime Scene to Courtroom (CCP)

35 Clock Hours

CJK0087Traffic Stops (CCP)

30 Clock Hours

CJK0092Critical Incidents (CCP)

44 Clock Hours

 

Term Two - Spring (Year One) (Clock Hours: 120)

CJK0084DUI Traffic Stops (CCP)

24 Clock Hours

CJK0393Crossover Program Updates (CCP)

8 Clock Hours

CJK0020Cms Law Enforcement Vehicle Operations (CCP)

48 Clock Hours

CJK0422Dart-Firing Stun Gun (CCP)

8 Clock Hours

CJK0088Traffic Crash Investigations (CCP)

32 Clock Hours

 

Total Credit Hours: 518