Police Officer. To be a Police Officer and a member of the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office law enforcement family means to be committed to hard work, be trustworthy and serve your community. We hire ethical people who want the challenge of a demanding career and who will give the very best of themselves to our citizens. As a Police Officer, you will have many opportunities to develop skills and grow vocationally in a long term career. After completing two years in patrol, each officer has the opportunity to move to a different full time assignment or add specialty assignments that run parallel to their other duties.
These opportunities include:
The Consolidated City of Jacksonville is home to more than 850,000 residents. Every individual, family and neighborhood looks to every JSO Police Officer to provide leadership, protection and a true dedication to community service. A Police Officer's base salary is determined by a seventeen year career path. Officers' starting salary is $36,240 annually, reaching $54,696 after six years and $62,476 after seventeen years. Sergeants earn 17% above an officer's pay, and Lt's earn 17% above the salary of a sergeant. These base salaries typically increase every year in accordance with applicable collective bargaining agreements. In addition, those in the Police ranks may be eligible to receive education incentives. Other Pay premium include shift differential, working out-of-classification, state career incentives for advanced training, etc.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office sponsors PAID Non Certified Police Recruit training class at FSCJ (North Campus). The salary and tuition will be paid to candidates selected for the class.
Salary: $36,240, $38,144, after training 5% increase.
Northeast Florida Criminal Justice Training and Education Center
JSO Recruitment Unit
4715 Capper Road Building P
Jacksonville, FL 32218