Crossover from Correctional Officer to Law Enforcement Officer

CMS CROSS-OVER CLASS  (Crossover from Correctional Officer to Law Enforcement Officer)
518 Hours – This Program is Currently in TEACH OUT
Cost: Tuition is approximately $1,492 plus FEES (click to see all related charges)
Location: LTC’s Institute of Public Safety, Tavares, FL 32778

Criminal Justice Master Plan of Instruction

The Next Class

  • Date: Call 352.742.6463 for current class dates/information
  • Application Deadline: TBA
  • Entrance PAT:TBA, @7:00a (Physical entrance test fee of $25 due when application is submitted)
  • Psychological Testing: TBA, @8:00a
  • Drug Screening / Background: TBA
  • Class Fees Due: TBA


  • Provide a copy of your Criminal Justice Standards and Training Certificate of Compliance for Corrections. (If you are not currently certified, you will need to bring a copy of your Training Completion Certificate and a copy of your State Exam results.)
  • Applicants must take the mandatory FDLE Law Enforcement State Test CJBAT at the Lake Tech main campus (Cost of test: $40)
  • Provide a copy of your valid Florida Driver’s License and original Florida driving history (certified copy from a court house).
  • Provide a letter on your agency’s letterhead stating that you are employed and have completed the background investigation and drug screening.
  • If you are a candidate not working for an agency, you will need a drug screening analysis, background check and psychological testing.
  • Pass the Entrance Physical Exam.
  • Register and pay your fees at the Lake Tech Institute of Public Safety Office between the hours of 8 am and 4 pm Monday through Friday.
  • Students must be registered no later than Friday two weeks before class begins.


Registration will be on a FIRST COME/FIRST PAY BASIS.  You will NOT be considered registered until you have paid the total registration fees. We will NOT hold a seat for anyone. THERE IS A LIMIT OF 25 SEATS FOR THIS CLASS. If you pay your fees and cannot attend, it would be appreciated if you contact this office as soon as possible. If the class is full and you would like to be put on a waiting list in case of cancellations, you must contact this office.

Call 352.742.6463 for more information.

Placement Rate 100%
Completion Rate 100%
Licensure Pass Rate 33%
Cost Registration Fee $15 per semester
Facility Use Fee $10
Background Check $44
Drug Screen $48.50
Approximate Books/Supplies $81.00
Lab Fee $300, which includes: first aid supplies, taser cartridges, gas
Tuition $1,483
Licensure Fee (after graduation) $100.00
Approximate Total Program Cost: $1,996
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*Data as reported to COE and is updated annually in December of each calendar year.