LEO Auxiliary Academy

Program Description

This program is designed 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.

Program Content:
Courses include Vehicle Operations,First Aid, Firearms, Defensive Tactics, Patrol andTraffic,Tactical Applications, Dart-Firing Stun Gun and State Exam Review.

Program Length: hours

8 Weeks  (319 hours in addition to 20 hour exam review) 

Monday through Friday. (Or as scheduled)

Hours: To be determined.

Saturday: Hours vary

Estimated Costs:

Tuition: Florida Resident $1,225.00
(approximate; subject to change)
Materials Cost: $60.00
(approximate) includes books
Valencia College Application Fee:


CJ BAT fee: $40.00
State exam fee: $100.00


Program Courses

CJK 0240 Law Enforcement Auxiliary Introduction
CJK 0241 Law Enforcement Auxiliary Patrol and Traffic
CJK 0242 Law Enforcement Auxiliary Investigations
CJK 0422 Dart Firing Stun Gun
CJK 0031 CMS First Aid for Criminal Justice Officers
CJK 0040 CMS Criminal Justice Firearms
CJK 0051 CMS Criminal Justice Defensive Tactics
CJK 0020 CMS Criminal Justice Vehicle Operations
CJD 0939 State Exam Review (3 days)


Admission Requirements

  • Applicant must be at least 19 years of age.
  • Applicant must be a citizen of the United States.
  • Applicant must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Applicant cannot have a dishonorable discharge from the Armed Forces of the United States.
  • Applicant cannot have been convicted of any felony, or of a misdemeanor involving perjury or false statement. Any person who, after July 1, 1981, pleads guilty or nolo contendere to, or is found guilty of a felony, or of a misdemeanor involving perjury or a false statement, shall not be eligible for employment or appointment as an officer, not-withstanding suspension of sentence or withholding of adjudication.
  • Applicant must take the Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test (CJ BAT) Law Enforcement Version and achieve required scores.
  • Applicant will be required to provide birth certificate, high school diploma or equivalent, valid Florida Driver's License, Social Security Card, Military Form DD214 (if applicable), college transcript or other proof of degree (if applicable), and proof of medical insurance.
  • Proof of completion of the FDLE Basic Correctional Academy and passed the State Correctional Officer Certificate Examination within the past 4 years of the start of the crossover academy or if an active certified officer currently employed by a correctional agency a copy of your current pay stub.
  • If NOT currently employed, a background check will be performed by CJI.
  • Applicant must fill out a Valencia Student Application.
  • Applicant must fill out a Criminal justice Institute Application.

For further information call

(407) 582-8200