Field Training Officer (FTO) Course – June 2020

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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Fundamentals of Court Security

This 16-hour course is designed to provide participants with a basic understanding of the fundamentals associated with providing a safe and secure environment for conducting court business, as well as seeing to the safety of all who pass through the courthouse doors.

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Detention Training Officer Course – Camden County – July 2020

Course Description

This 32 hour course will provide experienced jail officers and supervisors the training needed to perform as a Detention Training Officer.  This course is a Field Officer Training Program for the jail / correctional environment.  The training topics will include but not be limited to the history of the Field Training Officer (FTO) program, Professional ethics, the importance of proper documentation, how to deal with troubled employees, as well as training the millennial and Generation Z employees.  There will be scenario based training at the end of the course in order to teach those attending how to interact with the new detention officers you will be training and documenting their performance.  This course is recommended for experience Jailers, Deputies, and other correctional staff that are tasked with training new employees.  Although this course is geared to the jail environment, any experienced law enforcement officer, fire fighter, EMS, security, or range officer would benefit.

At the end of the 32 hour course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the proper completion of daily, Weekly, and Monthly Observation Reports.
  • Identify common trouble areas with new employees and how to correct them.
  • Demonstrate supervision and subordinate relationships and the importance of those roles.
  • Identify generational thought process differences in Millennial and Generation Z groups.
  • Identify the common learning methods individuals respond to.
  • Identify the importance of training liability.

This course is formatted to meet Missouri POST CLEE Requirements

  • 2 hours Legal Studies
  • 10 hours Interpersonal Perspectives
  • 16 hours Technical Studies
  • 4 hours Skill Development

Students are responsible for their own transportation, Per-Diem, and hotel expenses.

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Instructor Development Course JEFFERSON CITY ACADEMY SITE – Aug – 2020***CANCELED***

Course Description

THIS COURSE AT THE JEFFERSON CITY ACADEMY SITE IS CANCELED.  THOSE INTERESTED IN ATTENDING INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENT DURING THIS SAME DATE RANGE ARE ENCOURAGED TO ENROLL IN THE CAMDENTON INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENT COURSE.

 

This course is designed to provide the student the necessary skills and knowledge to develop and present training programs to peace officers in the State of Missouri that meet the requirements of the Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission (POST) Rules and Regulations. This program is POST Approved to meet the requirements necessary for licensing as a POST Generalist Instructor.

The program starts on Tuesday (Aug 10th) with 3 days of interactive classroom training on course preparation, public speaking, principles of learning, the role of the instructor, training aids, training liability, test construction, methods of instruction, and adult learning principles. Students will be required to perform short classroom presentations, and select a training topic that will be used to develop and present a 50 minute practical teaching exercise. Students will have Friday, Saturday, and Sunday to return home and work on their 50 minute presentation. On Monday (Aug 10th) students will return back to the classroom to work on and finalize their presentation with the aid of their instructor, and each student will present their 50 minute teaching exercise on Tuesday (Aug 11th).

PRE-REQUISITES

Students will be required to develop a source document and lesson plan for the 50 minute teaching exercise. The topic of the exercise must relate in some way to law enforcement. Students are encouraged to select and research their topic prior to starting the program.
This training qualifies for forty (40) hours of Missouri POST Continuing Law Enforcement Education credit through the Missouri Sheriffs’ Association, a POST Licensed provider of continuing education.

Due to the interactive nature of this program, class size is limited to 14 students.

Students are responsible for all lodging, meals, transportation and presentation expenses.

 

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Contact Rusty Bourg or Donna Arney – Missouri Sheriffs’ Association

573-635-9644

Instructor Development Course (CAMDEN COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE) – Aug – 2020

Course Description

This course is designed to provide the student the necessary skills and knowledge to develop and present training programs to peace officers in the State of Missouri that meet the requirements of the Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission (POST) Rules and Regulations. This program is POST Approved to meet the requirements necessary for licensing as a POST Generalist Instructor.

The program starts on Tuesday (Aug 10th) with 3 days of interactive classroom training on course preparation, public speaking, principles of learning, the role of the instructor, training aids, training liability, test construction, methods of instruction, and adult learning principles. Students will be required to perform short classroom presentations, and select a training topic that will be used to develop and present a 50 minute practical teaching exercise. Students will have Friday, Saturday, and Sunday to return home and work on their 50 minute presentation. On Monday (Aug 10th) students will return back to the classroom to work on and finalize their presentation with the aid of their instructor, and each student will present their 50 minute teaching exercise on Tuesday (Aug 11th).

PRE-REQUISITES

Students will be required to develop a source document and lesson plan for the 50 minute teaching exercise. The topic of the exercise must relate in some way to law enforcement. Students are encouraged to select and research their topic prior to starting the program.
This training qualifies for forty (40) hours of Missouri POST Continuing Law Enforcement Education credit through the Missouri Sheriffs’ Association, a POST Licensed provider of continuing education.

Due to the interactive nature of this program, class size is limited to 14 students.

Students are responsible for all lodging, meals, transportation and presentation expenses.

 

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Contact Rusty Bourg or Jeanne Merritt  – Missouri Sheriffs’ Association

573-529-6900

700 Hour Basic Peace Officer Academy – Waynesville, MO – Aug 2020

The Missouri Sheriffs’ Association will hold a part-time 700 hour class in Waynesville starting August 6, 2020 and running through June of 2021. Classes will meet Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00p.m.; every Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and some Sunday sessions.

Applications will be accepted for this class between April 15th, 2020 to July 15th, 2020

Course Cost
Tuition – $5,000
($4,000 if sponsored & paid for by a Sheriff’s Office)
Processing Fee – $275
Background Check – $41.75

The MSA 700-Hour Basic Peace Officer Academy exceeds the State of Missouri’s minimum basic training requirements for peace officer licensing.

Graduate with
 A Class “A” Peace Officer License
 HFRG Defense Tactics Certification
 TASER Certification
 OC/Pepper Spray Certification
 First Responder Certification
 NHTSA SFST Certification
 Court Security Training
 Less Lethal Munitions Certification
 120 Hour Jail Officer Training

Tuition options
 Payment In Full
 Montgomery GI Bill
 FASFA Financial Aid through MSU – West Plains. Contact Rachel Peterson at 417-255-7978
 Monthly Payment Plan
 ETPS/WIOA Program

MORE INFORMATION:
Gina Kauffman 573.635.9644 ext. 105

 

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700 Hour Basic Peace Officer Academy – Jefferson City, MO – Aug 2020

The Missouri Sheriffs’ Association will hold a part-time 700 hour class in Jefferson City, Missouri starting August 20, 2020 and running through June of 2021. Classes will meet Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00p.m.; every Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and some Sunday sessions.

Applications will be accepted for this class between April 15th, 2020 to July 15th, 2020

Course Cost
Tuition – $5,000
($4,000 if sponsored & paid for by a Sheriff’s Office)
Processing Fee – $275
Background Check – $41.75

The MSA 700-Hour Basic Peace Officer Academy exceeds the State of Missouri’s minimum basic training requirements for peace officer licensing.

Graduate with
 A Class “A” Peace Officer License
 HFRG Defense Tactics Certification
 TASER Certification
 OC/Pepper Spray Certification
 First Responder Certification
 NHTSA SFST Certification
 Court Security Training
 Less Lethal Munitions Certification
 120 Hour Jail Officer Training

Tuition options
 Payment In Full
 Montgomery GI Bill
 FASFA Financial Aid through MSU – West Plains. Contact Rachel Peterson at 417-255-7978
 Monthly Payment Plan
 ETPS/WIOA Program

MORE INFORMATION:
Gina Kauffman 573.635.9644 ext. 105

 

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700 Hour Basic Peace Officer Academy – Poplar Bluff, MO – Aug 2020

The Missouri Sheriffs’ Association will hold a part-time 700 hour class in Poplar Bluff, MO starting August 25, 2020 and running through June of 2021. Classes will meet Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00p.m.; every Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and some Sunday sessions.

Applications will be accepted for this class between April 15th, 2020 to July 15th, 2020

Course Cost
Tuition – $5,000
($4,000 if sponsored & paid for by a Sheriff’s Office)
Processing Fee – $275
Background Check – $41.75

The MSA 700-Hour Basic Peace Officer Academy exceeds the State of Missouri’s minimum basic training requirements for peace officer licensing.

Graduate with
 A Class “A” Peace Officer License
 HFRG Defense Tactics Certification
 TASER Certification
 OC/Pepper Spray Certification
 First Responder Certification
 NHTSA SFST Certification
 Court Security Training
 Less Lethal Munitions Certification
 120 Hour Jail Officer Training

Tuition options
 Payment In Full
 Montgomery GI Bill
 FASFA Financial Aid through MSU – West Plains. Contact Rachel Peterson at 417-255-7978
 Monthly Payment Plan
 ETPS/WIOA Program

MORE INFORMATION:
Gina Kauffman 573.635.9644 ext. 105

 

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Learn More and Download an Application Here