Institute for Public Safety
Basic Law Enforcement Academy
Upper Keys Center
Part Time/Night Time
May 2013-April 2014
FKCC’s Basic Law Enforcement Academy satisfies the 770-hour training requirements of the Florida Department of
Law Enforcement and the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission. Upon passing the state certification
exam, graduates will become Florida Law Enforcement Officers.
Program coursework surveys the criminal justice system and provides training in basic law and legal procedures,
communications, vehicle operations, investigations, defensive tactics, first aid, traffic stops, firearms, patrol
techniques and crowd control.
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must be at least 19 years of age, a United States Citizen, a high school graduate or
equivalent, have a Florida’s drivers license and a responsible driving record, must not have been convicted of a
misdemeanor involving perjury, false statement or a felony, have not received a dishonorable discharge from any of
the Armed Forces of the United States, be able to pass a Florida Department of Law Enforcement record check and
medical examination, be able to pass a background investigation and pass the Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test