Field Training

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The Carver County Sheriff's Office Field Training Unit is comprised of a licensed sergeant, and licensed deputy field training officers (FTO).

Deputies chosen to be Field Training Officers are selected for their talents in teaching, coaching, mentoring and knowledge of modern law enforcement requirements.  The field training program is currently 16 weeks long and is completed primarily in an on-the-job environment.  The training covers topics such as knowledge of laws, traffic law/procedures, arrest procedures, cognitive abilities, information processing, and interpersonal skills.