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Brian Willis

Brian Willis

Brian Willis is a retired officer, trainer and author who now serves as deputy executive director for the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA).



William Harvey

William Harvey

William "Bill" Harvey is currently serving as chief of police in south central Pennsylvania. He retired from the Savannah (Ga.) Police Department where he worked assignments in training, patrol, and CID. Harvey has more than 25 years of experience working with recruits, rookies, and FTOs.
Training

Blog - Training - April 2008

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The Meaning of Training Certification  

April 23, 2008
The idea that once we "certify" someone, we are somehow guaranteeing that person's competency is a subtext that runs throughout the law enforcement profession. And it's not accurate.

Teach with Less Talk, More Action  

April 18, 2008
Training should be more of an exchange of ideas, and less of a lecture. What officer students really like is more interactive training, and less "talking at them."

Combined Skills Training  

April 18, 2008
It's difficult to fit in all of the types of mandatory training Why, then, can't we combine different elements of the training that officers receive?

Who Picked My FTO?  

April 18, 2008
To me, FTO stands for Fine Tuning Officer, not Fun Time Officer. If you are a recruit who thinks this is a chance for a good time, go to the local amusement park instead. FTO work is hard work; get used to it now.
Tags: FTOs

Invest in Training  

April 2, 2008
If you have to take an extra step to obtain some extra training, show some moxie and do it.
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