Police Officer Trainee

Davie, FL
Davie Police Department

Salary: $27.31 Hourly.

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.


  • Be nineteen (19) years of age at time of application;
  • Be a citizen or a naturalized citizen of the United States at the time of application;
  • Be of good moral character as defined by Florida Administrative Code 11B-27;
  • Possess an Associate’s Degree or equivalent (i.e. 60 credits) from an accredited college/university, OR two (2) years of service in the U.S. Armed Forces with an honorable discharge;
  • Have the ability to possess a valid Florida Driver’s License by time of employment;
  • Have passed the C.J.B.A.T (Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test) exam (valid for four (4) years);
  • Have passed the BMST/PAT test (valid for six (6) months)**;
  • Have passed the Swim Test (valid indefinitely);
  • Have no felony convictions;
  • 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 with the exception of marijuana. All applicants must not have used marijuana or cannabis in any form within one year of the date of this application.
  • Have not been dishonorably discharged from the military;
  • Have not used any tobacco products within six (6) months of the date of this application.