|Location of Training:
7:30AM - 8:00AM
||8:00AM - 4:00PM
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This class is designed for the field training officer. Many training programs designed to instruct the field training officer fail to address the specific issues relating to officer survivability, namely Officer Safety and Ethics training. This one day course will instruct the experienced field training officer on tactics, techniques, and training issues relevant to a new officer’s survivability. The FTO will be provided instruction on vital topics important to the success of a new officer.
Who should attend this course: Individuals who plan on becoming Field Training Officers within their agencies, supervisors and administrators overseeing field training officers or those individual officers assigned to, or responsible for, the training of law enforcement personnel.
Officer Safety Training
Ten Fatal Errors
Adrenaline and Perception in Combat
Contact and Cover
Texas Officer Hostage
Ethical Decision Making
Law Enforcement Code of Ethics
Brady v. Maryland
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
- List the 10 Fatal Errors
- Describe the importance of sleep
- Define the Contact Cover Principle and how it relates to field training
- Understand the FTO Mistakes common to the Tactical Triangle
- Define Ethical Decision Making
- List Officer Phases
- Describe the importance of Cultural Acclimation
- Complete the Ethical Checklist
Instructor: Det. Lt. Steven Kellams, Bloomington, IN is twenty year veteran and serves as his agency’s day shift patrol supervisor. In 2000, Steve was elected state director of the Indiana Chapter of the National Association of Field Training Officers (NAFTO) and has also instructed on field training issues at the national level where he has been a regular presenter NAFTO conferences across the Nation. In 2005 he was elected to the Executive Board of the NAFTO and in 2008 he served as NAFTO's President, representing field training officers across the country. Steve currently teaches FTO related topics across the country, has authored numerous articles regarding FTO's and is a regular speaker at NAFTO annual conferences.