CENTRAL ILLINOIS POLICE TRAINING CENTER
Brian Fengel, Director
Phone: (309) 690-7350
Fax: (309) 690-7359
Jean Swan: email@example.com
Heather Grove: firstname.lastname@example.org
Field Training and Evaluation Program
February 20-24, 2023
Instructor: Thom Dworak, The Adaptive Way
8am – 4pm
Class will meet at CIPTC, ICC Peoria Campus, 5407 N. University, Poplar P101, Peoria, IL
MTU # 7 – $50.00; Non MTU 7 – Members: $200.00
Enrollment Deadline: February 13, 2023
Course Size: Minimum –15 Maximum – 30
This five-day, 40-hour training program is practical, informational and hands-on. The purpose of the
course is to provide law enforcement with the knowledge and skills required to train probationary law enforcement officers in a one-to-one setting. Diverse instructional methods will be employed to provide a student-centered learning environment. Upon successful completion of this program, attendees will be certified as Field Training Officers.
This state-certified program prepares selected officers to assume the critical role of Field Training Officer within their departments.
Course topics include:
The Police Image
Role and Responsibility
Principles of learning and communication
Methods of instructions
Overriding the Probationary Officers decision
Sexual harassment/hostile working environment
The evaluation process
Job Status review and recommendation
About the Instructor:
Thom Dworak is a retired Sergeant (31 years) from a suburban Chicago police department where he was the Field Training and Evaluation Program Coordinator and the Lead Defensive Tactics/Use of Force Instructor. Thom’s knowledge of experiential learning, emotional intelligence, critical thinking, creative problem solving and decision making has shaped our programs for the challenging and ever-changing environment the Criminal Justice professional find themselves in daily.
Mobile In-Service Training Team # 7 Illinois Enforcement Training and Standards Board
MTU #7 request for certification of this course has been approved by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board
Meets the following mandatory training criteria: Civil Rights 3 hours, Const. Use of LE Authority 1 hour, Cultural Competency 1 hour, Legal Updates 3 hours, Officer Wellness/Mental Health 1 hour, Procedural Justice 20 hours, Use of Force 1 hour, Laws Concerning stops, searches, and the use of force 1 hour, and Officer safety techniques, including cover, concealment and time 1 hour.