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Step 9: Field Training

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Step 9: Field Training

What do you do now that you’re on the street facing real criminals? Here are some tips on what to do now:

Listen to and respect your FTO

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Listen to and respect your FTO

Directly out of the academy you will be assigned to a patrol shift with your department and you...

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    andersonfre

    almost 6 years ago

    6 Comments

    A FTO is a field traing officer

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    cliftonharryjr

    almost 6 years ago

    2 Comments

    I m ready to become a part of da team

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    cheercopxoxo

    about 6 years ago

    6 Comments

    thankss =]

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    Jophes

    about 6 years ago

    292 Comments

    I can't wait to read the next step. This stuff is great.

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    andifain23

    over 6 years ago

    42 Comments

    Certain agencies require different college degrees or certifications the best way to know is to call the agency and find out for yourself. Ask them questions trust me they don't mind your calls they enjoy explaining different options to possible recruits. Just pretty much almost every state has a requirement of some sort of Academy so just check into your state policies and the different agency policies. I am in the Academy in Florida and already have an agency wanting me...its not that hard do the research get the job!!! Good luck on your new journey!

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    cheercopxoxo

    over 6 years ago

    6 Comments

    do you have to major in anything specific in college to be a cop? please, someone help.

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    rockerman

    over 6 years ago

    18 Comments

    i have a cousin who is a cop in tennessee i should call him up for some of his tips as well

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    rugby_n9

    over 6 years ago

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    Good Info.

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    sunday_2

    over 6 years ago

    16 Comments

    i want to be a cop because i like the job.please help

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    qbert2008

    almost 7 years ago

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    once agian a very good article and I will be sure to use this one all the time because a lot of good info is in this article.

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    bk2

    almost 7 years ago

    4 Comments

    how can i be a cop becaues my family was in it

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    MidMOCo

    almost 7 years ago

    40 Comments

    FTO's will always tell you "There is no stupid question in Law Enforcement." These people will be your lifeline in the first few weeks. I also recommend talking to the elder officers as much as possible any tips you can get will only be helpful in the long run. If possible talk with your direct chain of command: Sgts, Lts, & Cpts. They've been entry level before too.

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