Melbourne Police Department Accepting Applications For Police Officers

By  //  May 8, 2015

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Strong Emphasis On Community Policing

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The Melbourne Police Department is currently accepting applications for police officers. (Image for SpaceCoastDaiuly.com)

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – The Melbourne Police Department is currently accepting applications for police officers.

The minimum requirements to be eligible to apply for this position are as follows:

• Satisfy all established Minimum Qualifications for employment as determined by FDLE.

• All applicants must have currently or previously attended a Police Academy in the State of Florida or provide proof of a scheduled Police Academy start date with a Basic Law Enforcement Academy in the state of Florida prior to submission of application.

With a strong emphasis on Community Policing, the Melbourne Police Department offers a variety of duty assignments including Patrol, Criminal and Narcotics Investigations, K-9, Selective Traffic Enforcement, and Marine units.

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Melbourne officers are able to compete for positions in specialty units upon completion of probation. Specialty units include SWAT, K-9, Dive Recovery Teams, Traffic, and Crisis Negotiations.

The department has 169 Sworn Officers, 68 Non-Sworn Civilian Personnel, 21 Part-Time Crossing Guards, and 6 Reserve Police Officers.

For additional information CLICK HERE or contact Officer Nicole Gould at 321-608-6321 or ngould@melbourneflorida.org


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