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Dan Greene on the evolution of field training

Dan Greene on the evolution of field training

How to better train trainers to meet the needs of today’s police recruits.

“One of the biggest evolutions in field training is that the program molds to the student as adults learn in different ways,” says Dan Greene, the executive director of the National Association of Field Training Officers (NAFTO). As a former FTO and FTO supervisor, Dan knows what FTOs need to become better trainers and educators. At the recent NAFTO conference in Louisville, Kentucky, Policing Matters host Jim Dudley spoke with Dan about the evolution of FTO training in law enforcement.

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NEXTGEN Field Training: Debriefs & Activities

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John Bostain Speaks at Last Year’s Conference

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Sandy police officer back in Utah after helping Kentucky tornado victims

Sandy police officer back in Utah after helping Kentucky tornado victims

The NAFTO Executive Board and staff could not be more proud to serve along side our Secretary, Graham Tinius. Graham’s personal sacrifice to respond to help those in need in Kentucky is a fine example of his character. Graham is a highly committed man of service. 

BY ALEX CABRERO, KSL TV | DECEMBER 28, 2021 AT 6:11 PM
UPDATED: DECEMBER 29, 2021 AT 8:50 AM

SANDY, Utah — It’s almost like a calling.

Ask any law enforcement officer why they pursued this career, and you’ll often hear it’s because they want to help people. It’s what led Graham Tinius to the job and ultimately to the Sandy Police Department.

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