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College Catalog 2016-2017

Palm Beach State College

Auxiliary Law Enforcement Officer PSAV

Auxiliary Law Enforcement Officer  (5602)

Type of Award
PSAV - Post Secondary Adult Vocational Certificate

Program Website

Program Description
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
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Admission Requirements
Students must:

  • 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.


Completion Requirements
Pass all modules with a minimum 80%. Meet the 100% attendance requirement established by FDLE.

Program Length
319 Hours

This program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.

For More Information
Phil Berlingo,, (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

For individualized course sequence

Employment Opportunities
Upon completion of this program you may seek a position as an Auxiliary Officer. In many agencies this is a volunteer position.

Gainful Employment
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.

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