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We are accepting applications from Florida certified and out of state certified law enforcement officers that are qualified to attend the Equivalency of Training (EOT) program. We are also accepting applications for the position of Police Cadet.

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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

To apply for Police Cadet-Academy Sponsorship

  • Click on "Selection Standards" in the right menu to ensure you meet our minimum requirements.
  • Schedule the Criminal Basic Abilities Test (CJBAT). This is a written test that is required by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. If you live in Florida, you must take this test prior to submitting your application. If you live outside of Florida, you will schedule this test when you meet with a Background Investigator. Go to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s Basic Abilities Test page for more information.
  • Review and download the checklist of required documents in the right menu.
  • Go to the City of St. Petersburg’s Online Application Instructions, follow the directions and submit the checklist and all required documents with your application.

To apply for Certified or Lateral Officer

  • Click on "Selection Standards" in the right menu to ensure you meet our minimum requirements.
  • Review and download the checklist of required documents in the right menu.
  • Go to the City of St. Petersburg’s Online Application Instructions, follow the directions and submit the checklist and all required documents with your application.
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