Auxiliary Law Enforcement Officer (5602)
Type of Award
PSAV - Post Secondary Adult Vocational Certificate
Course work will include introduction to law enforcement, patrol, investigations, traffic crash investigations as well as training and proficiency demonstration in firearms, defensive tactics, vehicle operations and first aid.
Program Learning Outcomes
For detailed information, visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/learningoutcomes/Program-Learning-Outcomes.
- Have a standard high school diploma or GED;
- Complete an online Application for Admission, located at
- Take the BAT or Shield Test.
- Submit a Letter of Authorization from sponsoring agency. Or if self sponsored, minimal background investigation to include fingerprints, driving record and medical.
Pass all modules with a minimum 80%. Meet the 100% attendance requirement established by FDLE.
This program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.
For More Information
Phil Berlingo, berlingp@PalmBeachState.edu, (561) 868-3378
To see when the course is offered, click the course number. To see a course description, click the course title.
|Required Courses||Clock Hours: 319|
|CJK0240||Law Enforcement Auxiliary Introduction||27|
|CJK0241||Law Enforcement Auxiliary Patrol and Traffic||19|
|CJK0242||Law Enforcement Auxiliary Investigations||17|
|CJK0422||Dart-Firing Stun Gun||8|
|CJK0031||CMS First Aide For Criminal Justice Officers||40|
|CJK0040||Criminal Justice Firearms||80|
|CJK0051||Criminal Justice Defensive Tactics||80|
|CJK0020||CMS Law Enforcement Vehicle Operations||48|
|Total Program Clock Hours: 319|
Upon completion of this program you may seek a position as an Auxiliary Officer. In many agencies this is a volunteer position.
Program length excludes this program from gainful employment reporting requirements.
Career Path Notes
Palm Beach State College Criminal Justice Institute qualifies the completer to obtain Florida certification as a Law Enforcement Auxiliary Officer.
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/