The Correctional Probation Officer Crossover Training to Florida CMS Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Crossover Training Program provides a curriculum of study for individuals who are currently certified as correctional probation officers in the State of Florida, but who want to obtain job-related training for entry-level positions in law enforcement. The curriculum is prescribed by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement's Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission in accordance with Florida Statutes. This program requires enrolling individuals to be physically and mentally strong, fair-minded, and constantly alert. Students must complete CJK0040 CMS Criminal Justice Firearms as a prerequisite course for the program.
Upon completion of the program, the student must pass the Florida State Officer Certification Exam before becoming eligible for hire. This certification is required for employment as a law enforcement officer in local, county, and state law enforcement agencies.
Candidates for this program must submit an application to the Kenneth C. Thompson Institute of Public Safety Office for consideration.