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Field Training Officer Program
The San Jose Model

Hours: 32
Tuition: $295.00

This 4-day, 32 hour course has been in existence since the 1970’s. The San Jose Field Training method includes training strategies and documentation to include the Daily Observation Reports and other reports such as the Bi-Weekly Report, End of Phase Report, Task List and Call/Activity Log along with regular FTEP staff meetings held bi-weekly and at the end of each Phase, at which time Field Training personnel discuss the needs of individual trainees.
The model, proven to be reliable, has been implemented in Law Enforcement, Communications and Corrections organizations at the national, state, county and municipal levels.

Topics include:

  • The Field Training Evaluation Process
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Methods of Instruction
  • Overriding the probationary officer’s decisions
  • Stress Management
  • Sexual Harassment and Hostile Working Environments
  • Job Status Review and Recommendation

**Cancellations for this class must be received by SLEA 35 days prior to the start of the program in order to avoid being billed!**

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Jim Kempinski
Program Manager

Voice: (630) 942-2939

Trisha Augustyn
Administrative Assistant

Voice: (630) 942-2295

General Information

Voice: (630) 942-2677
Fax: (630) 942-3766


The Technology Training Center at the Suburban Law Enforcement Academy (SLEA) now offers job-specific training, based on your job duties within the Law Enforcement or Education field.

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