Auxiliary Law Enforcement Officer PSAV
Auxiliary Law Enforcement Officer (5602)
Type of Award
PSAV - Post Secondary Adult Vocational Certificate
Coursework will include introduction to law enforcement, legal concepts, patrol and professional communications, interactions in a diverse community, calls for service and arrest procedures, traffic stops and crash investigation, crime scene to courtroom procedures as well as training and proficiency demonstration in dart firing stun gun, 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, a background investigation to include fingerprints, driving record and medical history.
Pass all modules with a minimum 80%. Meet the 100% attendance requirement established by FDLE.
364 Hours or 10 weeks
This program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.
For More Information
Christine Todara, firstname.lastname@example.org, (561) 868-3908
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|Required Courses||Clock Hours: 364|
|CJK0023||Introduction to Law Enforcement||4|
|CJK0025||Patrol and Professional Communication||12|
|CJK0026||Interactions in a Diverse Community||12|
|CJK0027||Calls for Service and Arrest Procedures||24|
|CJK0028||Traffic Stops and Crash Investigations||28|
|CJK0029||Crime Scene and Courtroom Procedures||8|
|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: 364|
Most law enforcement agencies in Florida maintain an auxilary unit, also referred to as reserve officers. These officers augment the full-time officers in various capacities.
Program length excludes this program from gainful employment reporting requirements.
Career Path Notes
FDLE provides pathways to complete the entire 770 hours of LE training and become fully certified.
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/