We value human life and dignity: We will treat everyone with fairness, compassion, and respect.
We value integrity: In order to maintain the trust and respect of those who depend on us, we will be honest and fair in all of our actions.
We value excellence: We will provide the best police service to our community.
Criminal Investigative Division
This Division investigates crimes against people including (but not limited to) sex crimes, homicides, robberies, child abuse and domestic violence.
Street Crimes Unit
This Unit is a special investigative unit focused on street level crimes. They work together with Major Crimes Unit and Patrol to target crimes involving narcotics, burglary trends, and sex trafficking.
This group of elite police marksmen specialize in high-risk tasks. They are responsible for solving difficult or urgent issues, like hostage situations or barricaded subjects. Tryouts for the team are annual and only the strongest of mind and body make the team.
With outstanding abilities to identify narcotics, explosives, and evidence not visible to the human eye, canines have become an essential part of our ability to protect and serve the Kissimmee community.
Crisis Negotiations Team
Working to relieve hostile situations with those involved in criminal, domestic, or mental health incidents is a skill set few possess.
Emergency Response Team
The Emergency Response Team is a tactical unit trained to assist in any emergency incident, such as a natural disaster or incidents of civil unrest. The Team trains through the Federal Emergency Management Agency and is prepared to provide disaster relief aide, as well as help in search and rescue operations.
School Resource Officer Unit
This Unit is comprised of the School Resource Officers who are focused on providing safety and security to school campuses and students.
Surrounded by standing bodies of water, the Marine Unit is an essential part of the Kissimmee Police Department’s ability to search for and save those in dire situations.
Task Force Opportunities
Elite investigators part of the Kissimmee Police Department are selected to join various Task Forces which target criminal organizations as well as mid-to-major crimes on a local, state and national levels.
Problem Oriented Policing Unit
This Unit proactively works with community partners, neighborhood watch groups, and the business watch to provide resources and education on crime prevention.
This Unit is focused on providing the most comprehensive, up-to-date training to law enforcement and other members of the Kissimmee Police Department.
Traffic Enforcement Unit
This Unit is focused on traffic issues in our community and investigates traffic homicides.
Education Incentive: $20-$130 per Month
Off Duty Details
Pension Plan: 3% Multiplier Per Year
80 Hours of Vacation Per Year
48 Hours of Additional Holiday Per Year
Take Home Vehicle
Career Advancement Program
Robust Medical Plan and Access to City Medical Clinic
96 Hours of Sick Leave Per Year
Must be a U.S. Citizen (born or naturalized)
Must be 21 years old (for Sworn Positions)
Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent
Must have a Florida driver's license by time of employment
Misdemeanor convictions involving moral turpitude
Marijuana use in the past three years
Usage/consumption of other illegal controlled substances or prescription drug use in the past ten years
Sold, delivered, grew or manufactured any controlled substance
Poor driving record which demonstrates repeated offenses or flagrant disregard for traffic laws