All applicants must:

- Be nineteen (19) years of age at time of application

- Be a citizen of the United States at the time of application

- Be a high school graduate from an accredited high school or have a GED

- Have the ability to possess a valid Florida Driver's License by time of employment

- Be of good moral character

- Have no felony convictions

- Not have committed any acts of violence

- Not have been dishonorably discharged from the military

- Pass a background investigation

- Pass a physical examination and drug screening

- Pass a psychological screening

- Possess an FDLE certificate or proof of comparative compliance (if certified)

- Complete and submit personal history questionnaire

- Pass a B-PAD (Behavioral Personal Assessment Device) video assessment

- Achieve a pass on the C.J.B.A.T (Criminal Justice Basic Abilities Test) test