• Mar 30, 2020 - Apr 3, 2020
  • 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Texarkana Police Department

Serving as a field trainer is one of the most important roles an officer may have in an agency. This course explores a variety of issues designed to help field training officers manage their probationary employees.

Topics include: Six Functions of the Field Training Officer; Recruit Remediation; Documentation of Recruit Performance; Counseling and Motivation; Critical Training Issues — Cultural Diversity, Use of Force, Sexual Harassment and its Effects on Field Training; and Interpersonal Communication.

In order to successfully complete the course, the student is required to attend all scheduled instruction and to obtain a passing grade on the final examination. This course is designed for all certified law enforcement officers with three or more years of law enforcement experience .

  • This class is 40 hours.
  • Class hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • • This class earns credits in our Degree Program.
  • This class is included in our membership program.