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MARCH 2017

SJR State accepting applications for Florida Law Enforcement Academy program

St. Johns River State College is accepting applications for its Florida Law Enforcement Academy basic recruit program. Day classes are scheduled to begin July 10 and night classes will begin July 31. Classes and are based on the St. Augustine campus. Applicants should apply early due to special admission requirements.

The program provides job-related training to prepare candidates for entry-level employment as law enforcement officers. The curriculum is prescribed by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission in accordance with Florida Statutes. Upon completion of the program, candidates will be eligible to take the state exam for law enforcement officer.

The vocational certificate program also allows credit hours to be transferred into SJR State’s criminal justice technology program, an A.S. degree program designed to prepare officers for management positions. 

For more information, contact SJR State’s director of academy programs at (904) 808-7490. The application packet is available online at SJRstate.edu/law.html.

 

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Susan Kessler
Director of Public Relations and Publications
(386) 312-4020