The Field Training Program introduces the trainee to the personnel, procedures, policies and purposes of the individual law enforcement agency and provides the initial formal and informal training specific to the agency and the day-to-day duties of its officers.
This course has been designed for those individuals who manage their agency's Field Training Program.
Students will learn to recognize the primary principles of the Field Training and Evaluation Program. They will be able to apply these principles during practical exercises in a classroom environment. Students will be able to prioritize applicants qualifications and establish a rank of selection for candidates.
TOPICAL AREAS INCLUDE:
- Program Supervision
- Length of Program
- Selection of Field Training Officer
- Role of Field Training Officer
- Role of the Field Training Manager
- Model Programs
- Evaluation Frequency
- Performance Evaluation
- Data Analysis
- Termination vs. Extension
- Academy liaison