11B-35.002. Basic Recruit Training Programs for Law Enforcement, Correctional, and Correctional Probation  


Effective on Tuesday, May 5, 2020
  • 1(1) There are established by the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission, Basic Recruit Training Programs (BRTP) that provide the minimum required knowledge and proficiency skills necessary for officer employment and certification pursuant to Sections 36943.10(1)-37(3), (6)-(9), (18), (19), F.S. Individuals who apply for employment as a Florida law enforcement, correctional, or correctional probation officer, shall successfully complete one of the Commission-approved Basic Recruit Training Programs 68active at the time of enrollment, or be exempt pursuant to Section 80943.131(2), F.S.

    82(2) Individuals who are requesting employment as an officer, and have not had previous basic recruit training or have not been certified as an officer in the discipline for which certification is sought, and have met the requirements of Sections 122943.13(1)-123(8) and (11), 126943.14(7), 127and 128943.17(1)(g), F.S., 130shall successfully complete an active Commission-approved Basic Recruit Training Program pursuant to this rule section.

    145(3) The Commission has established basic recruit cross-over training programs to provide lateral movement of officers between criminal justice disciplines. Officers requesting employment in another discipline must comply with Section 175943.17(1)(g), F.S.

    177(a) 178To be eligible to attend a 184cross-over training program 187the applicant shall:

    1901. C192omply with the employment requirements of Section 199943.1395(3), F.S., 201and subsections 20311B-27.002(4) 204and 20511B-35.002(2), 206F.A.C.; and

    2082209. 210Be an active certified officer in the discipline the officer is moving from; or

    2243. Have not been separated from employment in the discipline the officer is moving from for more than four years; or

    2454. Within four years of the beginning date of the Commission-approved Basic Recruit Training Program for the discipline the officer is moving from, ha269ve successfully completed 272the 273Commission-approved Basic Recruit Training Program and passed the State Officer Certification Examination (SOCE).

    286(4) Each training school that offers a Commission-approved Basic Recruit Training Program, pursuant to this rule section, shall deliver all course materials included in the program. Delivery of the course materials shall comply with the requirements set forth in the Commission’s approved Basic Recruit Training Curriculum.

    332(3335334) 335A basic recruit student shall successfully complete all courses in a Commission-approved Basic Recruit Training Program 351for the discipline in which certification is being requested 360to be eligible to take the applicable State Officer Certification Examination 371pursuant to Rule 37411B-30.0062, 375F.A.C376.

    377(6)(a) Within four years of the beginning date of a Commission-approved Basic Recruit Training Program, an individual shall successfully complete the program, achieve a passing score on the applicable State Officer Certification Examination (SOCE) pursuant to Rule 41411B-30.0062, 415F.A.C., and gain employment and certification as an officer.

    424(b) An individual who fails to comply with the requirements in paragraph (6)(a) of this rule section, for the discipline in which the training was completed, within four years of the date of beginning such training, shall as a condition for obtaining employment comply with the following:

    4711. Successfully complete the applicable Commission-approved Basic Recruit Training Program pursuant to Rule 48411B-35.002, 485F.A.C.; and

    4872. 488Achieve a passing score on the applicable State Officer Certification Examination pursuant to 501R502ule 50311B-30.0062, 504F.A.C.

    505(c) Students who entered into a basic recruit training program and have not completed it at the time that it is retired, remain eligible to complete the program, provided they complete the training within four years of the beginning date, pursuant to this rule section. Retired programs eligible for completion are:

    5561. Florida Correctional Probation Basic Recruit Training Program number 1176, Version 2008.04 (Retired October 31, 2016). Eligible until October 31, 2020.

    5772. Correctional Officer Cross-Over Training to Florida Law Enforcement Academy number 2003 (Retired June 30, 2016). Eligible until June 30, 2020.

    5983. Correctional Probation Officer Cross-Over Training to Florida Law Enforcement Academy number 2004 (Retired June 30, 2016). Eligible until June 30, 2020.

    6204. Law Enforcement Officer Cross-Over Training to Florida CMS Correctional Basic Recruit Training Program number 2005 (Retired June 30, 2016). Eligible until June 30, 2020.

    6455. Correctional Probation Officer Cross-Over Training to Florida CMS Correctional Basic Recruit Training Program number 1193 (Retired June 30, 2016). Eligible until June 30, 2020.

    6706. Correctional Officer Cross-Over Training to Florida Correctional Probation Basic Recruit Training Program number 1183 (Retired October 31, 2016). Eligible until June 30, 2020.

    694Rulemaking Authority 696943.03(4), 697943.12(1), 698(2), 699943.17 FS. 701Law Implemented 703943.12, 704943.17 FS. 706History–New 12-13-92, Amended 1-10-94, 8-7-94, 1-2-97, 7-7-99, 8-22-00, 7-29-01, 11-5-02, 11-30-04, 3-27-06, 3-21-07, 6-9-08, 9-28-09, 5-21-12, 3-13-13, 5-29-14, 7-29-15, 9-4-16, 7-19-17, 8-15-18, 5-5-20.

     

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