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JSO Announces Limited Time Hiring Incentive for Police Applicants
December 01, 2023
Today, Friday, December 1, 2023, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office announced that new police recruits are eligible for a hiring incentive up to $10,000.
JSO will provide a $5,000 hiring incentive to both certified and non-certified applicants to be disbursed in increments following the Academy, Field Training Program, and the end of probation.
Additionally, the State of Florida is offering an additional $5,000 for newly certified police officers. For more information about the Florida Law Enforcement Recruitment Program, please visit:
For more information about this career path and to apply, please visit  The next Police Academy class is scheduled to start in January 2024 and applications are due by the end of the day on Wednesday, December 6, 2023. Additional classes will follow throughout 2024.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity / Equal Access Employer.
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