Must be 21 years of age
Must be US Citizen
State of Florida Law Enforcement Officer Certification -or- current enrollment in a Commission-approved Law Enforcement Basic Training Program.
Out-of-State Officer Applicants
Education/Work Experience: (any one of)
Associate's degree or equivalent or completion of two years of college (60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours). College, University or Community College must be accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, another regional accrediting agency, or the Accrediting Commission of Independent Colleges and Schools. -OR-
High School diploma and three years of prior law enforcement experience with an agency of medium to large size (50 or more officers). -OR-
High School diploma and three years of military experience. -OR-
High School diploma and five years experience with the Tampa Police Department Reserve Force.