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  • New Officers Sworn In
    Tuesday, February 25, 2014
    Key West Police Chief Donie Lee swore in two new officers at the station on February 20th. Both come to Key West with degrees in criminal justice and experience as Florida law enforcement officers.
  • Special Investigations Unit Commended
    Friday, February 07, 2014
    Recently the KWPD Special Investigations Unit spearheaded a multi-agency drug investigation. Chief Donie Lee recognized their efforts this week with a Unit Commendation.
  • Crime Down in 2013
    Friday, February 07, 2014
    The Key West Police Department's end of year report to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement shows overall crime dropped by almost 6 percent in 2013.
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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.