11B-35.003. Basic Recruit Training Programs for Law Enforcement, Correctional, and Correctional Probation Auxiliary Training  


Effective on Wednesday, August 15, 2018
  • 1(1) Commission-approved Auxiliary Basic Recruit Training Programs are created to train applicants for employment or appointment by criminal justice agencies, with or without compensation, to assist or aid full-time or part-time officers.

    33(2) To become certified as 38a law enforcement or correctional 43auxiliary officer, an applicant shall meet the requirements outlined in sections 54943.13(1)-55(9), and (11), 58943.14(7) 59and 60943.17(1)(g), F.S. 62To become certified as a correctional probation auxiliary officer, an applicant shall meet the requirements outlined in sections 80943.13(1)-81(9), and (11) and 85943.14(7), F.S., 87and shall complete in its entirety the Correctional Probation Basic Recruit Training Program active at the time of enrollment. Applicants requesting certification as a correctional officer shall complete in its entirety the Correctional Basic Recruit Training Program active at the time of enrollment. Applicants requesting certification as a law enforcement auxiliary officer shall 140successfully complete the following Auxiliary Officer Basic Recruit Training Program requirements:

    151(a) Auxiliary Officer Prerequisite Course taught at a Commission-certified training school using Commission-certified instructors; and,

    166(b) High-liability Training Courses for vehicle operations, defensive tactics, and firearms, taught by a Commission-certified instructor and taught at a Commission-certified training school or criminal justice agency.

    193(c) Instruction of the vehicle operations course is based on employing agency requirements. Auxiliary officers operating an agency vehicle are required to complete this training.

    218(3) A training school shall submit form CJSTC-67 to Commission staff upon an individual’s successful completion of the Prerequisite Course. The training school or agency shall document the student’s successful completion of the applicable Basic Recruit Training High-Liability Courses, pursuant to subsection 26011B-35.0024(3), 261F.A.C. Regardless of where the Basic Recruit Training High-Liability Course is completed, the employing agency shall maintain the training documentation in the officer’s file.

    285(4) Commission-approved Basic Recruit Training High-Liability Courses instructed at a Commission-certified training school shall be recognized by the Commission for applicants requesting certification as a law enforcement, correctional, or correctional probation officer, if the applicant has completed training within the past four years pursuant to subsection 33111B-35.002(6), 332F.A.C. Recognition of completed Basic Recruit Training High-Liability Courses shall comply with paragraph 34511B-35.0023(2)(d), 346F.A.C.

    347(5) Individuals exempt from completing the 40-hour First Aid for Criminal Justice Officers course in the Law Enforcement Auxiliary Officer Basic Recruit Training Program, based on education and training experience in the United States or its territories, shall complete the Law Enforcement Auxiliary Officer Prerequisite Course, and the applicable high-liability courses pursuant to this rule section. The following individuals shall possess an active certificate or license 413that shall be maintained in the course file 421to be eligible for the exemption:

    427(a) Certified emergency medical technicians who have three years experience.

    437(b) Certified paramedics who have three years experience.

    445(c) Licensed physicians, who are actively involved in emergency care and have three years experience in emergency medical care.

    464(d) 465Licensed physician’s assistants, who are actively involved in emergency care and have three years experience in emergency medical care.

    484(e) 485Registered nurses or licensed practical nurses, who are actively involved in emergency care and have three years experience in emergency medical care.

    507(f) 508Members of the Armed Forces of the United States on active duty entitled to practice as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or a Florida paramedic set forth in chapter 401, part III., F.S., who have three years experience in emergency medical care.

    550Rulemaking Authority 552943.03(4), 553943.12(1), 554(2) FS. Law Implemented 558943.12(5), 559943.17(1)(a) FS. 561History–New 12-13-92, Amended 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, 6-3-10, 3-13-13, 5-29-14, 9-4-16, 7-19-17, 8-15-18.

     

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