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I Learned That From You

In my 23 years of law enforcement I have had the privilege of serving in many different specialty positions.  I have been a detective, bicycle officer, Defensive tactics instructor, a TAC officer at the basic law enforcement academy, and a patrol sergeant to name a few.  But the one specialty position I found to be the most rewarding was the role of the field training officer.   I have worked for two different law enforcement agencies in my career and at both agencies I was an FTO.  In fact after my 5 year assignment at the Basic Law Enforcement Academy was completed and I returned to my agency, I reapplied to be an FTO once the position came open.  I had the pleasure of training 3 new officers before I was promoted to sergeant. (more…)

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