Law Enforcement-Crossover Correctional Probation Officer to Law Enforcement Certificate (5015)
This certificate is intended to prepare correctional professionals with a valid certificate 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.