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Applicants who took the I/O Solutions Law Enforcement Basic Abilities Test between June 1, 2010 and February 1, 2016:
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Basic Abilities Test (BAT) - During the 2000 session, the Florida Legislature passed House Bill 1481 requiring applicants entering into a criminal justice basic recruit program to successfully pass a Commission-approved basic abilities test.
Equivalency - The Equivalency of Training (EOT) process is for Out-of-State/Federal Officers and/or previously certified Florida officers with a four year or more break-in-service pursuant to section 943131(2), Florida Statutes and Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.) 11B-35.009(4)(5). The Equivalency of Training process is an avenue by which an officer can request an exemption from the full academy.
Employment Requirements - Minimum qualifications that an applicant must possess in order to be eligible for certification as a sworn criminal justice officer in the State of Florida.
How to Become an Officer in Florida - Instructions for becoming an officer in the state of Florida.
How to Become a Certified Instructor in Florida - Instructions for becoming a certified instructor in Florida
Mandatory Retraining Requirements - Continued training or education required at the rate of 40 hours every 4 years. It shall be job-related and consistent with the needs of the employing agency (Matrix reference: Mandatory Retraining Requirements)