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Journal: Law and Order  Volume:42  Issue:3  Dated:(March 1994)  Pages:33-36
Author(s): W C Overton; D A J Burns
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 4
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Type: Survey
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Police trainers in Idaho have developed a correspondence training course in which recruit reserve officers complete two volumes of training materials with the help of videotaped live training sessions and take tests which are returned to the correspondence coordinator.
Abstract: Nearly 100 reserve officers have completed the course over the past two years. The correspondence portion of the course consists of seven modules which must be finished before officers attend the weeklong practical. The modules cover an introduction to modern law enforcement, police procedures, patrol procedures, general and special investigations, law, firearms proficiency, and enforcement skills. The practical component consists of instruction in crime scene investigation, firearms training, arrest techniques training, and firearms range qualification. The correspondence program is evaluated on a continuous basis by the Peace Officers Standards and Training Academy (POST) for Idaho.
Main Term(s): Police reserve training
Index Term(s): Correspondence courses; Idaho
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