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 Name Course Number Course Hours
Law Enforcement Auxiliary Introduction CJK 0240 27
Law Enforcement Auxiliary Patrol and Traffic CJK 0241 19
Law Enforcement Auxiliary Investigations CJK 0242 17
Dart-Firing Stun Gun CJK 0422 8
CMS First Aid for Criminal Justice Officers CJK 0031 40
CMS Law Enforcement Auxiliary Officer Prerequisite Course Subtotal Hours 111
Course Name Course Number Course Hours
*CMS Criminal Justice Firearms CJK 0040 80
*CMS Criminal Justice Defensive Tactics CJK 0051 80
**Criminal Justice Vehicle Operations CJK 0020 48
CMS Law Enforcement Auxiliary Officer Program Hours Total Hours 319


** 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.