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MANAGEMENT OF THE FIELD TRAINING PROGRAM - SAC

24 HOURS


I. FIELD TRAINING PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION

A. Legal scope of the Program
1. Employees who have not completed the basic course
2. Reserve Officers

B. Organizational Structure
1. Supervision by Patrol
2. Training and Patrol Supervision
3. Training Squad Design

C. Program Key Points
1. Length of the Training Program
2. Classroom Orientation
3. Evaluation Frequency
4. Rotating Trainers/Trainees
5. Management of Recruit Rotation
6. Field Training Officers Meetings
7. Special Assignments

D. Program Guidelines
1. Responsibilities of Field Training Managers
2. Responsibilities of Field Training Officers
3. Responsibilities of the Recruit Officer
4. Selection and Certification of FTO's
5. Assignment of Trainees to Field Training Program
6. Performance Evaluation Procedures

E. The Field Training Guide Book
1. Security of Field Training Guide
2. Formats
a. A Post Exemplary Model
b. San Jose Model
3. Presentation Method
4. Daily Training Notes
5. Training Progress Evaluation

F. The Role of the Field Training Officer
1. Trainer
2. Evaluator
3. Supervisor
4. Mentor
5. Role Model

G. The Role of the Supervisor in Field Training
1. Observation
2. Feedback
3. Periodic Meetings
4. Evaluation Review

H. The Role of the Field Training Manager
1. Trainee Assignments
2. Terminating and/or Extending Trainees
3. Program and FTO Evaluation
4. Academy Liaison


II. SELECTION OF FIELD TRAINING OFFICERS

A. Criteria
1. Supervisory/Command Recommendation
2. Seniority
3. Patrol Experience
4. Sick Time and Absences
5. Personnel Complaints
6. Vehicle Collisions
7. Report Writing
8. Self-Initiated Activity
9. Performance Evaluations
10. Data Analysis

B. The Oral Interview

III. EVALUATION

A. Trainee Performance
1. Objectives
2. Preliminary Investigation and Report Writing
3. Self-Initiated Activity
4. Dependability
5. Personal Relations
6. Overall Rating

B. FTO Performance
1. Evaluation Forms
2. Evaluation Meeting

IV. SPECIAL TRAINING


V. EXAMINATION AND CRITIQUE

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