Most people do not become police officers for the pay, and very few police departments provide any type of financial training. The focus of this presentation will be the benefits of financial fitness as they relate to reducing stress and increasing officer safety.
The police academy offers more than 1,000 hours of training in criminal law, officer safety, driving, shooting, and defensive tactics. In-service training includes day and night fire, various required topics, active shooter, internal affairs updates, and legal updates. In short, we provide an extensive amount of training in areas to make you successful on the job. You also can benefit from information and training to increase your financial fitness.
Publication Date: April 2022
Agencies: VALOR Officer Safety and Wellness Program
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