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  • Sgt. Smith Promoted
    Friday, March 20, 2015
    Key West Police Chief Donie Lee swore in the newly-promoted Sgt. Randall Smith during Tuesday’s City Commission meeting.
  • Burglary Suspect Arrested
    Thursday, March 05, 2015
    Key West Police Detectives have arrested a man suspected of burglarizing a waterfront home while the owners were in bed. Justin Miles Jacobs, 33, is facing at least three felony counts for stealing thousands of dollars’ worth of fishing ...
  • Suspect in Several Robberies Apprehended
    Thursday, February 26, 2015
    A missing front light on a bike resulted in the arrest of a man suspected of several purse snatching.
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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.