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Field Training Officer (FTO) Course – June 2020

June 22, 2020 @ 8:00 amJune 25, 2020 @ 12:00 pm

Free – $400

Course Description

This course offers the basic information needed to train and evaluate a new officer. It is based on the highly regarded San Jose, California Police Department FTO model established in the 1970’s.

This training qualifies for twenty‐eight (28) hours of Missouri POST Continuing Law Enforcement Education Training in the area(s) of Legal Studies (2); Interpersonal Perspectives (1); Technical Studies (24) and Skill Development (1) through the Missouri Sheriffs’ Association Training Academy, a POST approved continuing education provider.

Pre‐registration is required. Register by June 1st. The class may be cancelled if attendance is not sufficient For more information contact: Rusty Bourg or Donna Arney @ 573‐635‐9644.


Course Schedule:

Day One

0800‐1200 History, Elements of the FTOP
1300‐1600 Principles of Learning
1600‐1800 Professional Ethics

Day Two

0800‐1000 Situational Leadership
1000‐1200 The One‐Minute Manager
1300‐1600 Counseling Troubled Employees

Day Three

0800‐0900 Probationary Officer’s Checklist
0900‐1200 Supervisor/Subordinate Relations
1300‐1700 Daily Observation Report and Standardized Evaluation Guidelines

Day Four

0800‐1000 Training Liability
1000‐1200 Evaluation Scenarios (Video)
1200‐1300 Written Exam / Review / Critique


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June 22, 2020 @ 8:00 am
June 25, 2020 @ 12:00 pm
Free – $400
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Who Should Attend:
This course offers the basic information needed to train and evaluate a new officer.
Registration Deadline:
June 1, 2020


Missouri Sheriff’s Association
6605 Business 50 West
Jefferson City, MO 66109 United States
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(573) 635-9644