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 can choose to stay with their zone, or can apply to transition into one of 16 other units;
The Consolidated City of Jacksonville is home to over 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 start at $36,235 annually, reaching $54,696 after six years and $62,476 after seventeen years. Sergeants earn 17% above an officer's and Lt. 17% above 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.
Salary: $36,235, $38,144, after training 5% increase.
Northeast Florida Criminal Justice Training and Education Center
4715 Capper Road Building P
Jacksonville, FL 32218
NOTE: Effective July 1 2012, any person who is hired by the City of Jacksonville and does not reside within Duval County at the time of hire, will have 6 (six) months to establish permanent residency within the boundaries of Duval County. Failure to establish permanent residency within 6 months shall constitute resignation from employment.
If any person who is hired by the City of Jacksonville and does reside within Duval County at the time of hire, but subsequently moves his/her permanent residence outside the boundaries of Duval County, shall constitute resignation from employment.