course is specifically designed for experienced uniformed patrol personnel
selected to serve as Field Training Officers with probationary employees.
The course emphasizes the FTO’ s role in assisting probationers
certify for solo patrol operations by applying the knowledge and skills
acquired during Basic Police Training/Certification and using them according
to agency policy, procedures and community service delivery standards.
The instruction highlights two essential Field Training and Evaluation
Process skills: the ability to examine and objectively document the
probationers job behaviors using non-numerical/behaviorally anchored
standardized assessment guidelines and, analyzing the probationer’s
training needs and using proper instructional techniques for corrective
action. The instruction presentation will focus upon discussion as well
as hands-on application of the course materials in small group and individual/student
exercises. Students are asked to bring their department's training manual
to class. Students will be required to complete out-of-classroom reading
assignments from the course text and workbook, Breaking Routine™:
Field Training Officer.
every FTO really needs to know about the operational structure of
the Field Training & Evaluation Process.
Instructional Relay Race: Taking over where Basic Police Training/Certification
and use of on-the-job instructional techniques: finding the right
tools to meet the challenge.
probationer assessment standards that work to produce Self-Reliant™
law enforcement officers
of legally defensible, non-numerical standardized evaluation guidelines
documenting probationer performance
the extent of training and coaching
by Bruce Sokolove and his training associates
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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