This program prepares state certified correctional officers to receive the Cross-Over Corrections to Law Enforcement Certificate that is required before taking the state certification test to obtain a position as a police officer in Florida. This program is approved by the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission (CJSTC) and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE).
Completers of the correctional officer program can also complete the Law Enforcement Basic Recruit program by taking the following courses:
This course will better prepare prospective officers to apply all applicable vehicle operations knowledge and techniques. Lab fee required.
This course will enable the student to perform basic tasks and procedures associated with responding to commonly encountered patrol situations including observing activity, interacting with citizens, handling traffic and escort assignments, approaching and interacting with a suspect, making an arrest, transporting and processing a prisoner as well as completing the appropriate documentation and/or reports of these activities. Lab fee required.
This course introduces the student to the steps in investigating any crime against a person, how to provide assistance, complete necessary reports as required and interview witnesses.
|CJK0076||Crime Scene Investigations|
This course will introduce the sequence of steps to initiate upon arriving at an incident or crime scene. Lab fee required.
This course introduces the recruit to the basic rules for conducting safe, effective traffic stops. Lab fee required.
|CJK0083||DUI Traffic Stops|
This course is designed to prepare students to properly perform DUI traffic stops through recognition of the signs of alcohol or drug impairment.
|CJK0086||Traffic Crash Investigations|
This course introduces the student to traffic crash investigation, laws pertaining to traffic crashes and procedures for responding to a traffic crash. Lab fee required.
|CJK0290||Correctional Cross-Over to Law Enforcement Introduction and Legal Overview|
This course is part of the Correctional Office Cross-Over Training to Florida CMS Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Training Program, Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission (CJSTC) Program 1191 and provides a legal foundation for the law enforcement profession.
|CJK0291||Correctional Cross-Over to Law Enforcement Human Interaction and Communication|
This course is part of the Correctional Officer Cross-Over Training to Florida CMS Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Training Program, Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission (CJSTC) Program 1191 and provides basic information regarding human interaction, interviewing skills, telecommunications equipment and procedures, and report writing.
|CJK0292||Correctional Cross-Over to Law Enforcement Response to Human Issues|
This course is part of the Correctional Officer Cross-Over Training to Florida CMS Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Training Program, Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission (CJSTC) Program 1191 and provides a foundation for responding and interviewing in a variety of situations involving persons with disabilities, substance abuse and other crises.
|CJK0294||Correctional Cross-Over to Law Enforcement Patrol 2|
This course is part of the Correctional Officer Cross-Over Training to Florida CMS Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Training Program, Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission (CJSTC) Program 1191 and provides basic patrol training for the law enforcement profession.
|CJK0295||Correctional Cross-Over to Law Enforcement Officer Wellness|
This course is part of the Correctional Officer Cross-Over Training to Florida CMS Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Training Program (CJSTC) Program 1191. The academy and instructor are charged with developing wellness and nutritional materials for this course. The wellness nutritional component can be in outline format and should be structured to improve the overall health of the recruits. The plan should cover the basic elements of nutrition, weight control, stress management and other applicable topics. Training centers may also choose to include a physical fitness component; however, instructors are not required to conduct the two physical fitness tests required by CJSTC rules in a full basic recruit training program or submit form CJSTC-67A.
|CJK0392||Cross-Over Handgun Transition Course|
This course provides training and transitions a student from the use of a semi-automatic handgun to a revolver or vice versa. Students must demonstrate proficiency for both handgun daytime and handgun nighttime using the course of fire specified in this course.
|CJK0393||Cross-Over Program Updates|
This course is designed for instructors to deliver expanded or updated instruction on curriculum topics contained in the cross-over program. The eight hours do not have to be taught in one block but may be distributed as needed throughout the program with the approval of the training center director. For example, additional time may be used to integrate updated techniques or instruction from the high liability textbook, apply relevant case law or review topics from the curriculum textbook not specifically designated for classroom instruction. Because these hours may be distributed to other courses in the cross-over program, a written end-of-course exam is not required for the cross-over program updates course.
|CJK0422||Dart-Firing Stun Gun|
This course will introduce the student to the basics of the stun gun, particularly the dart-firing stun gun and provide knowledge of its practical use. Lab fee required.