About the Academy

Upcoming Academy Dates

Basic Recruit Class

  • October 22, 2018 – 141st Recruit Class
  • February 18, 2019 – 142nd Recruit Class
  • June 3, 2019 – 143rd Recruit Class
  • October 21, 2019 – 144th Recruit Class

Transitional Recruit Class (Available to applicants who are already certified as a law enforcement officer through the State of Florida and have less than two years of active law enforcement experience.)

  • July 16, 2018 – 139th Recruit Class
  • October 8, 2018 – 140th Recruit Class
  • February 25, 2019 – 141st Recruit Class
  • June 24, 2019 – 142nd Recruit Class
  • October 7, 2019 – 143rd Recruit Class

Lateral Recruit Class (Available to applicants who are already certified as a law enforcement officer through the State of Florida and have two or more years of active law enforcement experience.)

  • November 19, 2018 – 2nd Later Recruit Class

We are currently processing applicants for the above upcoming classes.

Please remember, our hiring process will take anywhere from 3 to 6 months, so if you are considering a career with the Florida Highway Patrol, the sooner you apply, the greater chance you’ll have to become a member of the next  Recruit Class! Don’t wait until it’s too late!  Apply Now!

Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page or contact the applicable Recruitment Officer if you have more questions about how to become a member of a future Recruit Class.