• Field Training Officer (FTO) Course
    December 7, 2020 - December 10, 2020
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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.

Dates: June 15-18, 2020

Times: 8:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m.—Noon (on the 18th)


Classroom #1, Training Center

Missouri Sheriffs’ Association

6605 Business 50 West

Jefferson City


No Charge to contracted agencies

$400.00 per person to non-contracted agencies

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

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 November 23, 2020. The class may be cancelled if attendance is not sufficient For more information contact: Rusty Bourg or Donna Arney @ 573‐635‐9644.



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Contracted Agency Registrationshow details + $0.00 (USD)  
Non-Contracted Agency Registrationshow details + $400.00 (USD)