To be considered for the position of police officer, YOU MUST:
Be at least 19 years of age
Be a citizen of the United States
Not have been convicted of a felony
Not have been convicted of perjury
Be of good moral character
Have a minimum of 60 college credits from an accredited college OR two (2) years active-duty military with an honorable discharge OR two (2) years of prior law enforcement or correctional officer experience
You may apply for employment before obtaining a Florida Driver's License. If selected, you must obtain a valid Florida Driver's License before starting work as a Boca Raton Police Officer
To apply for a police officer position at the Boca Raton Police Services Department, you must first schedule, complete and pass the PAT. These tests can be taken at either Palm Beach State College or Broward State College. Once you have passed the PAT/BMST you are eligible to Apply Online.
Non-certified officer candidates will be required to attend a Florida Criminal Justice Entry Level Training Program (police academy) selected by the department. In addition to the department’s established hiring criteria, candidates must meet all training center entrance requirements and maintain academic and performance standards throughout the course of study.