Miami-Dade Police is recruiting retired officers for public schools

DORAL, FL – Miami-Dade Police is recruiting retired officers interested in joining the ranks as a Police Officer assigned to an Elementary or K-8 public school.

Retired officers interested in this position must apply before October 21st through miamidade.gov/job.

They also need to send an email to PMBRecruits@mdpd.com with their name, e-mail address, phone number and date of retirement.

Requirements vary upon years of retirement. According to a release posted in the Miami-Dade Police twitter account, if the officer has been retired for less than four years, he or she must have completed 40 hours of continuing education courses to apply.

The candidates must also demonstrate proficiency in the High Liability Basic Recruit Training Course and achieve a passing score on the State Officer Certification Exam.

Candidates with more than eight years of retirement must have completed the Basic Recruit Training Academy and achieve a passing score on the State Officer Certification Exam.

Benefits for retired officers who join this position include bi-weekly pay schedule, medical and dental insurance, life insurance, annual, holiday, sick and birthday leave, uniforms and equipment provided, and employee support services.

It should be noted that the “Marjory Stoneman Douglas HS Public Safety Act” allows a retired law enforcement officer to be re-employed as a School Resource Officer by an employer that participates in the Florida Retirement System after 6 months of retirement. 

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