Law Enforcement and Field Training: The Evolution of a Decades-Old Process for Modern Departments

Law Enforcement and Field Training: The Evolution of a Decades-Old Process for Modern Departments

Title:
Law Enforcement and Field Training: The Evolution of a Decades-Old Process for Modern Departments

File Name:
Field-Training.pdf

Date:
May 13, 2019

Type:
White Paper

Author:
Envisage Technologies

Categories:
Professions, Law Enforcement, Public Safety, Community & Culture, Professionalism, Training

Abstract:
Borne from a bureaucratic personnel issue turned tragedy, the San Jose Police Department’s “Field Training Plans” are arguably the most influential addition to industry training protocol in half a century—and undoubtedly the most widespread. Using their Field Training and Evaluation Program as a starting point, this paper will discuss the practice, its influence, and the positive impact technology can have in its continued evolution.

Title:
Law Enforcement and Field Training: The Evolution of a Decades-Old Process for Modern Departments

File Name:
Field-Training.pdf

Date:
May 13, 2019

Type:
White Paper

Author:
Envisage Technologies

Categories:
Professions, Law Enforcement, Public Safety, Community & Culture, Professionalism, Training

Abstract:
Borne from a bureaucratic personnel issue turned tragedy, the San Jose Police Department’s “Field Training Plans” are arguably the most influential addition to industry training protocol in half a century—and undoubtedly the most widespread. Using their Field Training and Evaluation Program as a starting point, this paper will discuss the practice, its influence, and the positive impact technology can have in its continued evolution.

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