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Law Enforcement-Crossover Corrections to Law Enforcement Certificate (5006)

This certificate is intended to prepare correctional professionals with a valid certificate in corrections for a career in law enforcement. Through TCC's Law Enforcement-Crossover Certification Program, students can meet the minimum standards for employment as a frontline officer in a police department, sheriff's office or state law enforcement agency.

The program covers: the Criminal Justice Systems in Florida, Constitutional Laws, Criminal Justice Values and Ethics, Community Policing, Handing the Mentally Ill, Firearms, CMS Vehicle Operation, Patrol Procedures, Investigations, Traffic Stops, Traffic Crash Investigations and the Test Review.

This certificate program is approximately 476 hours long, depending on prior certifications. It begins in February and ends in October. Students pursuing this certificate are enrolled part-time in the academy. All classes are offered in the evening.

 

 Program Details

 

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Program Purpose:
To provide job-related training candidates for full-time or part-time law enforcement positions that require entry-level certification in accordance with Chapter 11B-35, Florida Administrative Code, and Chapter 943, Florida Statutes.

Note: This program is in accordance with the requirements of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s Criminal Justice Standards & Training Commission (CJSTC).

Employment Types:
Law Enforcement Officer

Program Length:
529 clock hours

Admission Requirements:
Applicant must be at least 19 years of age, be a U.S. citizen, and have a standard high school diploma or GED diploma. Applicant must not have had a dishonorable discharge from the Armed Forces of the United States, any felony convictions, or any misdemeanor convictions involving perjury or false statement. Any person who, after July 1, 1981, pleads guilty or nolo contendere to, or is found guilty of, a felony, or of a misdemeanor involving perjury or a false statement, shall not be eligible for admission, notwithstanding suspension of sentence or withholding of adjudication. Applicant must take the Basic Abilities Test and achieve required scores. Applicant must have a physical examination before program entry.

Academic Division:
Florida Public Safety Institute, Pat Thomas Law Enforcement Academy (PTLEA)

Contact:
(850) 201-7000

Course Information


Correctional Cross-over Training to Florida CMS Law Enforcement Basic Recruit (489 clock hours)


PTLEA Program (40 Clock Hours)



 

 Online Courses

 
Important Information for Distance Learners

Students who have not taken an online class at TCC before will need to successfully complete CDL-STU008, Introduction to Distance Learning, before registering for web-based courses. Introduction to Distance Learning is a free, non-credit online workshop that will help distance learning students succeed right from the start.

First time at TCC students who will complete their program of study entirely online should register for CDL-STU007, Distance Learning Online Orientation, before registering for web-based courses.  Distance Learning Online Orientation is a free, non-credit online orientation that meets both the orientation and distance learning workshop requirement and is for first time-at TCC students only.

Please click the link to visit the Center for Distance Learning page and register for the required workshop or orientation.

Contact Information

For more information contact Admissions & Enrollment Services by phone (850) 201-8555, fax (850) 201-8474 or e-mail enrollment@tcc.fl.edu.

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