Florida Law Enforcement Academy

Florida Law Enforcement Academy - Manatee Tech


The purpose of the Manatee Tech Florida Law Enforcement Academy is to prepare students for employment or advanced training as Law Enforcement Officers in the State of Florida.  The Florida Law Enforcement Academy  is approved by the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE).  Law enforcement cadets will be trained in firearm proficiency, defensive driving, defensive tactics, first responder, and academic areas of criminal justice. Applicants must meet the following criteria: 18 years of age, US citizen, HS diploma/GED®, good moral character, no felony convictions, no misdemeanor convictions involving false statements or spousal battery, good physical condition, and successful completion of the F-BAT. Successful completion of the program prepares graduates to take the State Certification Examination for Law Enforcement, the test required to become a certified law enforcement officer in the state of Florida.

Program Mission Statement: Our Law Enforcement Academy is committed to state-of-the-art instruction for the preparation of students to pass the state’s Criminal Justice certification exam.  It is further committed to the continued education and enhancement of officers’ skills through various advanced and specialized courses to fit the needs and demands of our Law Enforcement personnel.

Take practice CJBAT exams at IO Solutions

Florida CJBAT Candidate Prep Presentation

 

Other Classes Offered

Vehicle Operations Instructor Class
Spanish for Criminal Justice Professionals
General Instructor Techniques
Concealed Carry HR 218 Class 

 

Testing Offered

Florida Basic Abilities Test (FBAT):

Tests given on Tuesday & Thursdays at 11:30am until 3:30pm
Cost $45.00 (cash, check or credit card.)
Call 941.752.8100 to schedule testing.

 

State Officer Certification Exam (SOCE)-

Tests given on Mondays at 8:30 am and 12:30pm
Cost $100.00 (Manatee Tech recruits)  $125.00 (all others)
Schedule thru http://pearsonvue.com/
Then call 941.752.8100 to notify Manatee Tech of the scheduled date

 

 

Certification/Licensure

Successful completion of the program makes one eligible to take the State Certification Examination for Law Enforcement, the required test to become a certified law enforcement officer in the state of Florida.

Entrance/Exit Requirements

Applicants must meet the following criteria: 18 years of age, US citizen, HS diploma/GED, good moral character, no felony convictions, no misdemeanor convictions involving false statements or spouse battery, good physical condition, and successful completion of the F-BAT.

Instructors

Academy Staff

Counselor

morenob@manateeschools.net

Job Placement Rate

82%

On-time Completion Rate

94%