class is assigned to perform crime prevention and investigation
THIS POSITION REQUIRES FLORIDA CERTIFICATION IN LAW ENFORCEMENT
While in the trainee status, the employee participates and engages in
formal and in-house training and work activities specifically designed
and chosen to train and indoctrinate the individual in the field of law
enforcement. Work is performed under the immediate supervision and
guidance of a higher-level officer.
FOR OUT-OF-STATE CERTIFIED OR MILITARY MEMBERS WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT
If you are certified in Law Enforcement in another state, a federal
agency, or military, or if you have more than four years' break in
Florida Law Enforcement certification, you may be exempted from
attending the full basic recruit academy and may qualify for an
Equivalency of Training. To determine if you meet the requirements
please contact the
Coast Criminal Justice Selection Center for an
assessment. To be eligible for this position, you must first complete
the Equivalency of Training process.
to calls for service or complaints from citizens.
Patrols an assigned area to enforce local, State, and Federal laws,
including applicable traffic laws and related traffic control
Participates in investigating crimes, which includes collecting and
preserving evidence, interviewing witnesses and suspects, and securing
Prepares detailed and accurate reports, records, statistics, and/or logs
on daily activities.
Renders emergency assistance at accidents and/or catastrophic
Serves civil and criminal warrants and/or other legal processes
utilizing established rules of civil process; apprehends criminals and
Transports suspects and/or applicable individuals to appropriate
facilities and/or locations.
Attends court to testify in trials and/or participateS in depositions.
Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
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Positions assigned to Investigations may be responsible for:
Investigating crimes and preparing appropriate referrals for
Assisting other law enforcement agencies with investigations through
active physical work and/or research and documentation of private and/or
Informing and educating the public on the awareness of criminal activity
and ways to prevent such activity.
Developing, managing, and maintaining confidential informants.
Performing physical and electronic surveillance.
Maintaining unit equipment and vehicles.
Participating in tactical planning for unit operations.
Completing background checks on potential employees.
Positions assigned to Air Operations may be responsible for:
Assisting with pre-flight aircraft inspections and operations checks.
Performing mission equipment checks.
Performing weather and flight data checks and verifications.
Assisting with preventive maintenance on aircraft.
Providing aerial support for ground units.
Cleaning and maintaining aircraft facilities.
Navigating systems in flight.
Operating thermal imaging systems.
Positions assigned to Technical Services may be responsible for:
Examining items of evidence to determine if latent prints are present.
Comparing latent prints to known fingerprints, palm prints or foot
Responding to subpoenas for trials, hearings, and depositions to give
Presenting expert witness testimony in court.
Releasing firearms to appropriate owners utilizing established policies
Participating in the coordination and disposal of evidence.
Positions assigned to Forfeitures may be responsible for:
Writing and preparing contracts, affidavits, and/or other related legal
Preparing documents for prosecution in legal cases.
Testifying in court for the seizure of property.
Positions assigned to Training may be responsible for:
Preparing for and instructing classes on a variety of topics related to
the effective operations of the department.
Maintaining instructor aids, training equipment, and inventory.
Developing lesson plans.
Maintaining training records.
Positions assigned to Internal Affairs may be responsible for:
Conducting in-depth internal investigations as ordered to determine if
an employee violated applicable policies or procedures.
Responds to complaints and/or concerns for the public and/or internal
Preparing related reports.
Positions assigned to the K-9 Unit may be responsible for:
Facilitating police K-9 training.
Utilizing K-9s in daily activities.
Providing daily care for K-9.
Facilitating K-9 lectures and demonstrations.
Positions assigned to Court Security may be responsible for:
Conducting and documenting security inspections prior to court sessions.
Assisting in moving inmates and detainees.
Collecting fingerprints and DNA samples of individuals convicted of
Assisting individuals and the general public entering the judicial
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