Criminal Justice Officer Physical Fitness Training/Law Enforcement

Course Code:

Credit Hours:
60 clock hours

Effective beginning:

001, 001C, 002, 003, 004, 005, 006, 007


Course Description:
This course is a component of the Law Enforcement Florida CMS and Correctional Officer Basic Recruit Academies. It is designed to encourage students to improve their overall physical fitness, improve their score on the final fitness evaluation, and adopt a foundation for lifelong fitness.


Course Details


  • This course is open only to students admitted to the Law Enforcement Florida CMS Basic Recruit Academy or Correctional Officer Basic Recruit Academy.  
  • Florida Basic Abilities Test (FBAT)
  • Fingerprints
  • Criminal History and Background Check
  • Drug Screen Test





Required textbooks/ course materials:

No textbook or course materials are required to purchase for this course.

Law Enforcement Academy Volume 2 (version 2021.07) by the Florida Department Of Law Enforcement, all rights reserved. Publisher: Xanedu (provided)



Assignment/course outline:

See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.


Discipline-level learning outcomes:

CJK 0096V, Criminal Justice Officer Physical Fitness Training, is an approved course by Florida Department of Law Enforcement for the purpose of Law Enforcement Certification.


Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods

Improve understanding of various elements of wellness, e.g., nutrition, weight control, and stress management

Adopt a foundation for lifelong fitness

LAW-EN Outcome 1:  Demonstrate mastery of Law Enforcement knowledge and skills.

LAW-EN Outcome 2:  Demonstrate safety skills appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement work setting.

LAW-EN Outcome 3:  Apply critical thinking and problem solving proficiency as appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement work setting.

LAW-EN Outcome 4:  Demonstrate team building, interpersonal, and ethical skills as appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement work setting.

LAW-EN Outcome 5:  Demonstrate leadership, organizational, and professional skills appropriate for employees in a Law Enforcement workplace.

LAW-EN Outcome 6:  Demonstrate skills required for state certification and employment as a law enforcement officer.



Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

Lecture is the primary method of instruction. Students are expected to be attentive and are encouraged to ask questions. Lectures will come primarily from the textbook in formats that may include power point presentations, white board illustrations, videos, and web-based technologies and student discussion on specific topics.


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