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Hello everyone,


I would like to know how long after the academy you have to find a job as a police officer?


A friend of mine told me you have six month to get a job, if not, your certification is no longer valid.

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What state do you live in?


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State of Florida. Miami Dade County.

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http://w ww.fdle.state.fl.us/Content/CJST/Menu/Officer-Requirements-Main-Page/how-to-become-an-officer.aspx


paste and take the space out of the  w ww, read #4, about 2 minutes internet research.


hint: 4 years

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Cedardale says ...



 


http://w ww.fdle.state.fl.us/Content/CJST/Menu/Officer-Requirements-Main-Page/how-to-become-an-officer.aspx


paste and take the space out of the  w ww, read #4, about 2 minutes internet research.


hint: 4 years


 


Thanks....


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I believe Texas is 2 years - it depends upon state

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Are you currently in the academy? Why not pose this question to the board which license officers.

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Cedardale says ...



 


http://w ww.fdle.state.fl.us/Content/CJST/Menu/Officer-Requirements-Main-Page/how-to-become-an-officer.aspx


paste and take the space out of the  w ww, read #4, about 2 minutes internet research.


hint: 4 years


 


Thanks....



Note the 4 years is from when you start the academy according to the website, not 4 years from graduation/ certification testing.

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 In Texas, as long as you do your 40 hours mandated training every two years, you keep your certification. You used to have to be with a department but that changed fairly recently. 

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Are you currently in the academy? Why not pose this question to the board which license officers.


 


I just took my Poly waiting on the result, I'm in the process to get in. Hopefull by summer I should be in the academy.


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Thanks to everyone!

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So, you're in the process of hiring into an agency already? Or was your poly part of an acedemy thing? Sorry, but I'm not familiar with Florida processes (I live in Ohio).


Tell us a little about yourself; background, etc. Is this your first attempt or have you tried other agencies/academies?


Good luck!!


 


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So, you're in the process of hiring into an agency already? Or was your poly part of an acedemy thing? Sorry, but I'm not familiar with Florida processes (I live in Ohio).


Tell us a little about yourself; background, etc. Is this your first attempt or have you tried other agencies/academies?


Good luck!!


No it's self sponsor, I'm getting my certification than I'll apply with a Dept. It's easier to get in when you certified, right now most agencies are looking for CERTIFIED OFF ONLY. I took the Poly for the academy, pass the Psych already waiting for Poly result than the Medical, and I'm good to start.


 


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Poly, medical and psych for the self sponsor academy? Quite a bit different than Ohio.


What's your background? Age, any school, Military Service, any skeletons in the closet, have you applied at any agencies?


 


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Poly, medical and psych for the self sponsor academy? Quite a bit different than Ohio.


What's your background? Age, any school, Military Service, any skeletons in the closet, have you applied at any agencies?


Age 40, male 5.6" 140lbs /speak 3 languages Creole, French, English/ MS Degree in Criminal Justice Minor in Forensic Investigative Technique 3.70 GPA/ no Military exp/ 7years Private Investigator/ one arrest for domestic battery since June 2001 case was dismissed, no prior record / no drugs what so ever / fair credit/ a few moving violation citation/ no DUI, no suspension/ yes I applied with a few Agencies got DQ for driving record.


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Sorry, Deutch. Thought I could get back to this sooner, but was a bit of a hectic day today.


I think before you invest in an academy, I'd check with a few agencies of interest and see if you would qualify for their department. You've been DQ'd in prior applications for driving, and they've probably taken a look at the domestic battery charge. Even though the case was dismissed or you were found not guilty, it would still most likely be on your record as an arrest.


I'd hate for you to invest your time and money in an academy, only to not be hired by anyone.


 


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It varies from state to state................check with the state (Justice and Standards) in the state you are interested in - and it's best to get your BLET or Academy Training in said state. Not all credits transfer from state to state and some agencies require more than the state or BLET minimums for hire.


Do alittle research and most of your questions will be easily answered.


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Sorry, Deutch. Thought I could get back to this sooner, but was a bit of a hectic day today.


I think before you invest in an academy, I'd check with a few agencies of interest and see if you would qualify for their department. You've been DQ'd in prior applications for driving, and they've probably taken a look at the domestic battery charge. Even though the case was dismissed or you were found not guilty, it would still most likely be on your record as an arrest.


I'd hate for you to invest your time and money in an academy, only to not be hired by anyone.


thanks 


 


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It varies from state to state................check with the state (Justice and Standards) in the state you are interested in - and it's best to get your BLET or Academy Training in said state. Not all credits transfer from state to state and some agencies require more than the state or BLET minimums for hire.


Do alittle research and most of your questions will be easily answered.


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