Law Enforcement Officer

Florida Law Enforcement Academy

The Florida Law Enforcement Academy Career Technical Certificate prepares students for certification as police officers in the state of Florida. The Full-Time Florida Law Enforcement Academy runs for approximately six months M-F, 8am-5pm. The School of Justice also conducts a Part-Time Florida Law Enforcement Academy that runs forapproximately nine months M-F 6pm to 10pm. The cost and requirements for this program are the same as the Full-Time Academy. The program emphasizes practical applications and competency-based performance.

This program is offered at the School of Justice only. All Criminal Justice Standards Training Commission (CJSTC), as well as Department of Education (DOE) and local standards will be met.

Defensive Driving Programs

The School of Justice at Miami Dade College offers a variety of driver improvement and vehicle safety courses. A full-time driving range is staffed by experienced current and retired police officers, including several instructors who have attained a Master Instructor rating from the State of Florida.