Our academy prepares you to become a police officer.
The Law Enforcement Academy gives you the training you need to pass the Florida Department of Law Enforcement State Officer Certification Examination. SPC's Southeastern Public Safety Institute is an approved FDLE training center and uses the curriculum of the Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission (CJSTC).
22 weeks7:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.Monday through Friday790 hours
Full-time evening academies are held occasionally.
In-state residents: $4,000
Out-of-state residents: $9,961.35
Tuition is subject to change. In-state tuition rates only apply to those who can prove Florida residency for at least 12 consecutive months. As part of the admission process, you pay $250 for a background check. Uniforms cost approximately $275.
As a Law Enforcement Academy student, you are eligible for financial aid and can apply Florida Prepaid toward your tuition. You must pay your fees up front.
Financial assistance is available to veterans who qualify. Contact the Veterans Services Office at 727-341-4271 for more information.
The St. Petersburg College Allstate Center is located at 3200 34th St. S., St. Petersburg, FL 33711. Use the interactive map below to plan your route. Use our campus locator map to locate buildings and classrooms on campus. View hours of operation.
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