STATE OF FLORIDA
DEPARTMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT
Chapter 11B-35, FLORIDA ADMINISTRATIVE CODE
AMENDING RULES 11B-35.001, 11B-35.0011, 11B-35.002, 11B-35.0021, 11B-35.0023, 11B-35.0024, 11B-35.003, 11B-35.006, 11B-35.007, and 11B-35.009, F.A.C.
Commission forms; social security numbers, general training programs, requirements and specifications; basic abilities requirements of basic recruit training programs, changes in the basic recruit program curriculum; high-liability proficiency courses for basic recruit and instructor training; student transfers within basic recruit training programs; student performance in basic recruit and instructor high-liability training courses; and advanced and specialized training program courses.
Pursuant to Section 943.12(1), F.S., to develop rules for the implementation of Section 943.085, F.S., which requires establishment, implementation and evaluation of criminal justice training for law enforcement, correctional, and correctional probation officers. The following revisions were made to implement the new Florida CMS Law Enforcement and Florida Correctional Probation Basic Recruit Training Programs: Instructor Requirements. To remove the requirement for an instructor to be CMS certified to teach high-liability courses in basic recruit training programs. To remove the CMS Application-Based Law Enforcement Curriculum and test specifications. To include exceptions for field delivery of the new Florida CMS Law Enforcement Basic Recruit Training Program. Training school requirements. To require training schools to provide the student with a current paper version of the curriculum prior to or at the beginning of the basic recruit training program and to require instruction of the curriculum in compliance with Commission rules and delivery guidelines. To allow training center directors to deliver basic recruit training program courses in a shorter time frame if the total program hours are successfully completed. To require 100% participation in Criminal Justice Officer Physical Fitness Training. Commission forms. To create the Role Play Practicum Check Sheet form CJSTC-3, Academy Physical Fitness Standards Report form CJSTC-67A, and Basic Recruit Student Physical Fitness and Chemical Agent Contamination form CJSTC-75B. Retired Basic Recruit Training Program. To provide a timeline for students enrolled in the retired CMS Application-Based Law Enforcement and Traditional Correctional Probation Basic Recruit Training Programs to complete the program and take the State Officer Certification