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Crossover - Corrections/Law

515 hours
18 weeks

Not pell eligible
Program # P430125
CIP # 0743.010702




This training program will prepare students who are currently Correctional Officers to become Law Enforcement Officers. The Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission have established basic recruit cross-over training programs to provide lateral movement of Florida officers between criminal justice disciplines. Within this program, selected sections of the Florida CMS Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Training Program have been modified to fit the needs of Correctional officers wanting to become certified Florida Law Enforcement Officers. The content includes, but is not limited to, knowledge of codes of ethics; laws, rules, and regulations of arrest; search and seizure; patrol procedures; traffic control and direction; law enforcement vehicle operations; investigation of traffic crashes; DUI enforcement techniques; crime scene investigation techniques; trial procedures and testimony; communications.


Maintain order and protect life and property by enforcing local, tribal, state, or federal laws and ordinances. Perform a combination of the following duties: patrol a specific area; direct traffic; issue traffic summonses; investigate accidents; apprehend and arrest suspects, or serve legal processes of courts.


CJBAT Exam                                           $ 39.00

Fingerprinting/Background Check              $ 45.75


The following table illustrates the PSAV program structure:







PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:                                Level 2 screening/WCJ; Physical with EKG;

FDLE Physical Fitness Assessment; US Citizenship; possess current certification as a Correctional Officer or have taken the Correctional Officer exam within the last four (4) years.

CJBAT:              PASS

Industry Certification:     Law Enforcement Officer - $100.00

Advisory Salary Range:             $25,500 - $34,000

Florida Panhandle:                   $30,200 - $54,520

PH Average:                              $38,000                      

State Average:                          $55,100                                  

National Average:                     $56,100






Program Completion Rate: 100%   -    Program Placement Rate: 100%    -    Program Licensure Pass Rate: 100%


757 Hoyt Street | Chipley, FL 32428 | Phone: 850.638.1180