Whatever it takes. Of you are really sincere about the application, time is not an issue.
The process includes a lengthy written application combined with interviews, an oral review board, physical agility test and a polygraph. There is also a neighborhood survey and then a thorough background investigation, including your financial situation, a look at your associates and social media accounts.
Answered - Certified Law Enforcement Officer (Retired) (Former Employee) - Tampa, Florida
Process started in April, I was hired in October. After the written test, there is an initial interview, a background check, physical/drug test screening
Answered - Digital Communications Dispatch Trainee (Former Employee) - Tampa, FL
It depends on the background and credit checks. It can take 30 days or less for a civilian position and 3-6 months for a sworn
Answered - Community Service Officer (Current Employee) - Tampa, FL