Title: LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINEE

Department: POLICE

Position Status: Full Time, Non-Exempt

Salary: $48,480 (Full Academy Sponsorship)

Scope:

General duty police work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws  and ordinances, to include, but not limited to: 
• Problem solving in the community
• Implementation of Community Oriented Policing Strategies
• Routine patrol function
• Preliminary investigations
• Enforcing state and local laws
• Responding to calls from citizens.
• Traffic regulation duties
• Writing detailed reports. 
 

 

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Requirements:

• A BACHELORS DEGREE FROM AN ACCREDITED COLLEGE, OR
• THREE YEARS OF CSPD Full Time CIVILIAN LAW ENFORCEMENT EXPERIENCE AND
ATLEAST 60 CREDITS FROM AN ACCREDITED COLLEGE in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree. Military Service may be substituted for some of the CSPD Experience Reference General Order. 
• All candidates that qualify for the reduced 60-college credited requirement must 
sign a contract agreeing to complete their Bachelor’s Degree within 5-years of hire. 

Applicant must meet the requirements outlined for Law Enforcement Officers pursuant   to Florida State Statutes and meet minimum standards as set forth by the Broward County Criminal Justice Institute and the City of Coral Springs. Must be at least 21 years of age and a United States Citizen.

Submit to and successfully complete the following:

1)   Screening for minimum qualifications

2)   Acceptable score on CJBAT (Criminal Jusstice Basic Abilities Test)

3)   Passing score on the T.A.B.E.  (if applying without a Bachelor's Degre)

4)   Successfully pass the Basic Motor Skills Test (Agility Test) and Swim Test

5)   Formal interview

6)   Computerized Voice Stress Analyst

7)   Interview with the Chief of Police

8)   Psychological evaluation

9)   Mandatory drug screening

10) Background investigation

11)  Post-Offer Medical examination

12)  Completion of 12-month probationary period

Possession of current valid Florida Driver's license and acceptable driving record required. 

Hours/Days of Work:   40-hour work week with flexible days and hours in accordance with the department's operational requirements.