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Crossover from Law Enforcement Officer to Corrections Officer

Crossover from Law Enforcement Officer to Correctional Officer (P430152)

This program is established for the purpose of providing job-related training to students that require certification, in accordance with Chapter 943, Florida Statutes (F.S.) and Chapter 11B - 35, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.) as full-time Law Enforcement Officers.

The content includes, but is not limited to, knowledge of codes of ethics; laws, rules, and regulations; search and seizure; supervision, protection, care, custody, and control, or investigation, of inmates within a correctional institution.

Program content includes the following courses:

OCPs Title Course # Hours













Overview of Corrections CJK0200 14
Officer Safety CJK0310 16
Facility and Equipment CJK0315 8
Intake and Release CJK0320 18
Supervising in a Correctional Facility CJK0325 40
Supervising Special Populations CJK0330 20
Law Enforcement Crossover to Correctional Responding to Incidents and Emergencies CJK0205 12
Crossover Program Updates CJK0393 8
Crossover Handgun Transition Course CJK0392 24
Law Enforcement Crossover to Correctional Officer Wellness CJK0354 12
  Program Length: 172 Hours


Course Prerequisites

  • School District Recognized Accredited High School Diploma or GED
  • A physical training pre-test is required

  • Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test - CJBAT ($40)

  • Fingerprint Card processed by FDLE and FBI ($55)

  • Physical exam with EKG Results and Drug Screen (cost varies with each doctor)

  • Three (3) day orientation process

Program Times

Times and days may vary depending on curriculum needs. Contact Criminal Justice Department for schedule.

Program Costs

Estimated for Florida Residents

Tuition: $497.08

Uniforms: $400

Corrections Supply Fee: $275

Total: $1,172.08

Estimated for Non-Residents

Tuition: $2,000.36

Uniforms: $400.00

Corrections Lab Fee: $550.00

Total: $2,950.36


Industry Salaries

Salary Rate: $26,000 - $40,000

Pensacola Average: $36,441.60

State Average: $43,3256.40

National Average: $45,877

Correctional Officer Contact Information

Phone: 850-941-6200 Ext. 2152

Location: Region 1 | FDLE Criminal Justice Training Center # 70

Office hours:

Monday:       7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Tuesday:      7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday: 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Thursday:     7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Friday:         7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Criminal Justice Programs