Certified Police Officer (No Prior Law Enforcement Experience)

Davie, FL
Davie Police Department

Salary: $66,184.00 – $105,302.00 Annually.

Position Summary:

Under general supervision, performs general-duty police work in the protection of life and property, the prevention of crime, the apprehension of criminal suspects, and the general enforcement of laws and ordinances in a designated area on an assigned shift. Reports to a Police Sergeant or officer of higher rank.

Requirements:

  • Possess an Associate’s Degree or equivalent (i.e. 60 credit hours) from an accredited college/university, OR two (2) years of service in the U.S. Armed Forces with an Honorable Discharge;
  • Have graduated the Police Academy AND Possess an FDLE certificate;
  • Be nineteen (19) years of age at time of application;
  • Be a Citizen of the United States at the time of application;
  • Be a high school graduate from an accredited high school or have a GED;
  • Have the ability to possess a valid Florida Driver’s License by time of employment;
  • Have passed the Basic Motor Skills test (valid for six (6) months);
  • Have passed the Swim Test (valid indefinitely);
  • Be a Citizen of the United States at the time of application;
  • Be of good moral character as defined by Florida Administrative Code 11B-27;
  • Have no felony convictions;
  • Not have been dishonorably discharged from the military;
  • Not have failed Town of Davie Background Investigation, Oral Board Interview, Polygraph or Psychological Exam within the past year;
  • Not have one or more drivers’ license suspensions within five years of the date of this application;
  • Not have steroid usage within five years of the date of this application;
  • Not have a DUI arrest and/or conviction in the last five years;
  • Not have visible tattoos above the collarbone on the neck, face, head, scalp, OR on the hands. Tattoos that are deemed to be excessive shall be covered with the appropriate uniform or attire;
  • Not have used any illegal controlled substances within three years of the date of this application;
  • Not have used any tobacco products within six (6) months of the date of this application to include nicotine and E-cigarettes.