How long is the Field Training Officer Program (FTO)?

Recruit and lateral officers are required to successfully complete the Field Training Program. The training period for lateral officers may be modified depending on their demonstrated performance and level of experience. Upon successful graduation of the Police Academy, recruits will complete the entire Field Training and Evaluation Program. The FTO Program is divided into four phases covering a period of 16-weeks.

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1. What are the minimum requirements for becoming a police officer?
2. Where do I obtain an application?
3. How long does the hiring process take?
4. How do I prepare for the Physical Fitness Test?
5. Do I have to live in La Vista as an officer?
6. What kind of hours do police officers work?
7. What is the salary range of an officer?
8. What benefits are included?
9. What is the Academy like?
10. How long is the Field Training Officer Program (FTO)?