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  • Officer Commended for Saving Man's Life
    Friday, September 19, 2014
    Chief Donie Lee has awarded Officers Jeffrey Dean and Igor Kasyanenko the Department’s Life Saving Award...
  • New Officer Sworn In
    Friday, September 19, 2014
    The Key West Police Department welcomes back Officer Cynthia Williams. Chief Donie Lee swore her in last week. Williams, a former Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputy and Key West Police Officer...
  • Rodriguez Named Officer of the Half
    Thursday, September 18, 2014
    Key West Police Officer Alex Rodriguez has been recognized with a Chief’s Commendation and as Officer of the First Half, 2014 for his outstanding service to the community.
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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.