Police Cadet

Crestview, FL
Crestview Police Department

Salary: $36,420.80 – $48,332.54. (17.50 per hour)

Position Summary:

The Cadet will be sponsored by the Crestview Police Department to attend as a full-time Cadet with a local Law Enforcement Police Academy. Progression to a full-time, regular position upon successful completion of the Police Academy and becoming certified as an officer in the State of Florida, depending on the number of vacancies.

The City of Crestview will pay 100% of the sponsored Cadet’s tuition, books, and academy uniforms. In addition, while the Cadet attends the academy they are considered a City of Crestview temporary employee and will be paid hourly up to 40 hours per week for the hours they are attending the academy.


  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Possession of a State of Florida valid Florida Driver’s License.
  • United States Citizenship.
  • At least 19 years of age.
  • No convictions of a felony or a misdemeanor which involved perjury or a false statement.
  • Not have pled guilty or nolo contendere after July 1, 1981, to a felony or a misdemeanor which involves perjury or a false statement, whether or not adjudication was withheld or sentence suspended.
  • Not have received a dishonorable discharge from any of the Armed Forces of the United States.
    A Cadet must pass a background check AND One of the following:
    1. College Degree.
    2. Military Experience.
    3. Meet an area of under representation of the City of Crestview.
    4. Bi-Lingual (Spanish/Portuguese/Creole or ASL).