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No, however if you are hired by the Boca Raton Police Services Department, we will pay to send you to the class within a year of being hired.
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No, all applicants are hired at starting salary.
Yes, you may apply for employment before obtaining a Florida Driver’s License. However, if selected you must obtain a valid Florida Driver’s License before starting work as a Boca Raton Police Officer.
No, all applicants are required to meet all requirements and complete every phase of the hiring process.
Out of state applicants can expect to make at least three trips to Florida to complete the entire hiring process.
While on duty, employees are not permitted to have any tattoos visible. Applicants with visible arm tattoos must wear a department issued long sleeve uniform shirt.
The minimum requirements are 60 college credits from an accredited college OR 2 years full- time law enforcement OR 2 years full-time active-duty military OR 2 years full-time corrections.
Yes, we sponsor applicants to attend the police academy and you will be paid your full salary while attending.
We require the CJBAT if you do not have an associates degree or higher and the physical agility test which is offered through Broward State College and Palm Beach State College.
The department supplies you with all necessary equipment, including a vest, firearm, and uniforms.
Officers who live anywhere in Broward or Palm Beach County will be given a take home car