Florida Highway Patrol Academy

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FHP Florida Highway Patrol Police Academy Requirements (1/1/11)

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AGE: 19 years of age or older.

CITIZENSHIP: You must be a United States Citizen. Naturalized Citizens are welcome to apply. All Naturalization documentation must accompany application.

VISION: Applicants must have minimum correctable vision of 20/30, with normal color distinguishing capabilities and 140-degree field of vision. Any visual disability, which prevents the performance of essential functions of an applicant, for which no reasonable accommodation is possible, shall disqualify the applicant.

WEIGHT PROPORTIONAL TO HEIGHT: People of all heights are encouraged to apply. We do not have minimum or maximum height limits.

EDUCATION: High school diploma or a general equivalency diploma is required.

DRIVER’S LICENSE: Applicants must possess a valid driver's license.

RELOCATION: Applicants must be willing to serve anywhere in the state of Florida.


One year sworn or non-sworn law enforcement experience.

APPLICATIONS - http://beatrooper.com

Recruitment Officers:

Corporal Ben Glass Troop A, H 197 E. James Lee Blvd. Crestview Fl. 32536 OFFICE: 850-689-7908 E-MAIL: benglass@flhsmv.gov

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