Palm Bay Police Accepting Sponsorship Applications for Recruits to Attend Police Academy
By Space Coast Daily // February 20, 2023
Salary starts at $36,856 Annually
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BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA – The City of Palm Bay is currently accepting applications for non-certified police officer recruits to be sponsored to attend the police academy starting in April.
This posting closes February 22nd and the salary for this position starts at $36,856. Once successfully completion of the academy, the certified officer’s salary will jump to $49,585.
This is entry-level law enforcement work for the purpose of training to become a police officer.
The primary function in this classification is to successfully complete the Florida Criminal Justice Academy Police Officer program and the Criminal Justice Standards & Training Commission Police Officer State Certification Exam.
Performance is reviewed through class work, exams, attendance, participation and observations by superiors.
Through this sponsorship, candidates will develop knowledge and proficiency in the interpretation of Federal, State and Local Laws and ordinances and Police Department policies and regulations.
Candidates will develop skill and proficiency in the use and care of firearms and all other equipment used to perform the duties of a law enforcement officer.
For more information, contact the Palm Bay Police Department at 321-952-3465.