3350 | Law Enforcement Auxiliary Officer

This Occupational Certificate (OC) program trains you to become a law enforcement auxiliary officer in the state of Florida, and it meets the state requirements as approved by the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission. Upon successful completion of this “prerequisite” course, you may work as an auxiliary officer with limited authority and in the company of a certified officer. You must attend all sessions of training and score a minimum of 80 percent on all examinations per Administrative Rule. If you graduate from this course, you may not carry a firearm, impact weapon, or operate a vehicle until you have successfully completed the appropriate training through a certified training center or an agency with a certified high-liability instructor.

Length: 319 contact hours

Course NameCourse NumberCourse Hours
Law Enforcement Auxiliary IntroductionCJK 024027
Law Enforcement Auxiliary Patrol and TrafficCJK 024119
Law Enforcement Auxiliary InvestigationsCJK 024217
Dart-Firing Stun GunCJK 04228
CMS First Aid for Criminal Justice OfficersCJK 003140
CMS Law Enforcement Auxiliary Officer Prerequisite CourseSubtotal Hours111
Course NameCourse NumberCourse Hours
*CMS Criminal Justice FirearmsCJK 004080
*CMS Criminal Justice Defensive TacticsCJK 005180
**Criminal Justice Vehicle OperationsCJK 002048
CMS Law Enforcement Auxiliary Officer Program Hours

** CMS Law Enforcement Vehicle Operations is optional and is based on employing agency requirements. If required, the course shall be taught by a Commission-certified high-liability instructor at a training school or agency (Rule 11B-35.003, F.A.C.). If CMS Criminal Justice Vehicle Operations is not instructed, the total program hours will be reduced to 271 hours.

Courses, hours, and requirements are subject to change as determined and required by the State of Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission.