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Law Enforcement Officer Cross-Over Training to FL CMS Correctional Basic Recruit Training Program CCP

Law Enforcement Officer Cross-Over Training to FL CMS Correctional Basic Recruit Training Program Overview (5614)

Type of Award

CCP - Career Certificate Program

Program Website

https://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 Law Enforcement Officer Cross-Over to Correctional Officer prepares currently certified Law Enforcement Officers to become certified Correctional 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:

Student 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.

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 is 198

Location

This program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.

For More Information

Christine Todaro, todaroc@palmbeachstate.edu

Employment Opportunities

This program provides eligibility for certification as a Correctional Officer which, upon certification, allows the graduate to be employed anywhere in the State of Florida as a Correctional 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: 198)

CJK0300Introduction to Corrections (CCP)

32 Clock Hours

CJK0305Correctional Communications (CCP)

40 Clock Hours

CJK0310Correctional Officer Safety (CCP)

16 Clock Hours

CJK0315Correctional Facility and Equipment (CCP)

8 Clock Hours

CJK0320Correctional Intake and Release (CCP)

18 Clock Hours

CJK0325Supervising In A Correctional Facility (CCP)

40 Clock Hours

CJK0330Supervising Special Populations (CCP)

20 Clock Hours

CJK0335Responding to Correctional Incidents and Emergencies (CCP)

16 Clock Hours

CJK0393Crossover Program Updates (CCP)

8 Clock Hours

Total Credit Hours: 198

Course Sequence

Term One - Fall (Year One) (Clock Hours: 198)

CJK0300Introduction to Corrections (CCP)

32 Clock Hours

CJK0305Correctional Communications (CCP)

40 Clock Hours

CJK0310Correctional Officer Safety (CCP)

16 Clock Hours

CJK0315Correctional Facility and Equipment (CCP)

8 Clock Hours

CJK0320Correctional Intake and Release (CCP)

18 Clock Hours

CJK0325Supervising In A Correctional Facility (CCP)

40 Clock Hours

CJK0330Supervising Special Populations (CCP)

20 Clock Hours

CJK0335Responding to Correctional Incidents and Emergencies (CCP)

16 Clock Hours

CJK0393Crossover Program Updates (CCP)

8 Clock Hours

 

Total Credit Hours: 198