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  • Keep Cell Phones Safe
    Thursday, October 23, 2014
    Four South Florida men are in custody today thanks to the “find my phone” app on an IPhone.Key West Police officers were called downtown around 1 am Sunday morning by two women who said their phones were stolen from their purses by a...
  • Puppy Rescue
    Wednesday, October 01, 2014
    Key West Police Officers Michael Diaz and Jeffrey Dean rescued five Rottweiler puppies allegedly stolen from a boat anchored off Wisteria Island on Friday.
  • DNA, Video Help Solve Burglary Case
    Wednesday, September 24, 2014
    Key West Police Detectives have solved a May burglary with the help of DNA evidence obtained from blood left at the scene of the crime.
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The Key West Police Department is anequal opportunity employer
The Key West Police Department is a full time Law Enforcement agency serving over 30,000 residents daily, offering careers in Law Enforcement and Civilian Support Positions.

The Key West Police Department is currently accepting applications for Certified* or immediately Certifiable* individuals in the state of Florida.

What does Certified* or immediately Certifiable* Mean?

A certified applicant is an individual who has completed a course of study approved by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Division of Criminal Justice Standards and Training in Law Enforcement, and has successfully completed the state exam.
What If I Am A Certified Police Officer, Deputy Sheriff, Or Correctional Officer In Another State?
To find out what is necessary to meet Florida Certification Requirements, contact Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Division of Criminal Justice Standards and Training, P.O. Box 1489, Tallahassee, Florida 32301, you may call (850) 410-8600, or visit their website at
http://www.fdle.state.fl.us/Content/CJST/Menu/Officer-Requirements-Main-Page/how-to-become-an-officer.aspx
What If My Career In The Military Was In Corrections Or Law Enforcement?
In many cases you may be eligible to take a two-week compliance course, which will allow you to take the Florida State Exam. You may call the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Division of Criminal Justice Standards and Training at (850) 410-8600 to determine if you meet the requirements.