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  • Crime Down in Key West
    Tuesday, August 05, 2014
    Crime in Key West dropped over the past six months, when compared to the first half of 2013. Violent crime is down by 13 percent compared to the first six months of 2013, and non-violent crime is down by 5 percent.
  • KWPD Summer Explorer Session Graduates
    Tuesday, August 05, 2014
    The Key West Police Explorers on Friday graduated their intensive Summer Session training with a ceremony at Horace O’Bryant Middle School. School Resource Officer Deglys Chavarria and Chief Donie Lee congratulated this outstanding...
  • Love Fund Thanks Community
    Monday, July 28, 2014
    The Key West Police Department wants to thank the community for making Saturday’s benefit for Sgt. Eric Biskup a great success. The event raised over $10,000 to help with medical and living expense
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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.