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Criminal Justice Institute
Did you know...Seminole State's Criminal Justice Institute offers online classes that are self-paced and interactive.
Crossover from Correctional to Law Enforcement Officer
This crossover program allows correctional officers to refocus their careers on law enforcement. The curriculum is not designed as a retraining program; rather, it builds on students' experience as a correctional officer by adding law enforcement knowledge and skills.
The Correctional-Officer-to-Law-Enforcement-Officer Program focuses on:
How does Seminole State's program help me make the transition from correctional officer to law enforcement officer?
Seminole State's Criminal Justice Academy is a state-certified training center. We have been preparing students for careers in law enforcement since 1969. Our success is due to:
What are the program requirements?
To enter the program, students must:
How do I earn the certificate?
Before you can enter the program, you must have successfully completed a Florida Corrections Basic Academy Program. Once you have entered the program, you must complete the curriculum to earn the certificate.
Earning the certificate does not mean you are a Florida certified law enforcement officer. It means that you are eligible to take the FDLE exam for certification. You cannot be employed as a law enforcement officer in Florida unless you pass this exam.
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