Melbourne Police Department Accepting Applications For Police Officers
By Space Coast Daily // May 8, 2015
Strong Emphasis On Community Policing
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org