Training Division Tasks
The Training Division is responsible for department recruiting and hiring, background investigations, maintaining the field training program, coordinating in-service and academy training, and meeting the logistical needs of the Farmington Police Department by overseeing the acquisition and distribution of needed uniforms, equipment, and work related supplies. Other duties assigned to the division include conducting pre- and post-academy training for new recruits and facilitating the new hire process. In-service training is also coordinated through the training division.
The Training Division continues to coordinate and carry out the Citizen’s Police Academy. The Training Division coordinates the utilization of the Safety City facility. Safety City is used for a variety of training purposes, including pursuit driving, firearms training, critical incident management, defensive tactics, new hire testing, and community-wide events.