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    THE UNITED STATES CAPITOL POLICE (USCP) is a CALEA nationally-accredited, federal law enforcement agency. The USCP safeguards the Congress, its legislative processes, Members of Congress, employees, visitors, and facilities from crime, disruption and terrorism. We protect and secure Congress so it can fulfill its constitutional and legislative responsibilities in a safe, secure and open environment.

    As the United States Capitol Police -

    We protect the legislative process, the symbol of our democracy, the people who carry out the process, and the millions of visitors who travel here to see democracy in action;

    Every American who visits the Capitol, as well as those visitors from around the world, is a member of our protected community and sees first-hand how we are the best of America's spirit and diversity;

    As a Department, we are a microcosm of America, representational of many races, colors, religions, national origins, political affiliations, sexual orientations, and ages. Our workforce is comprised of employees from nearly all 50 states and the U.S. territories. We embrace and celebrate a diverse workforce, and we believe inclusion makes our workplace stronger and respecting each individual as a person and as a professional is essential;

    We act on the world stage every day of the year as a model in security, urban crime prevention, dignitary protection, specialty response capabilities, and homeland security. As ambassadors of the Congress, we are often the first face that visitors and employees encounter, and we leave a lasting impression that is reflective of the Legislative Branch and its role in America's democracy.

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    As a Field Training Officer (FTO), you will:

    Provide on-the-job training to new officers immediately following reassignment to the Patrol Mobile Response Division (PMRD). Responsibilities include providing direction to a new officer in daily operations and related field operations and various facets of police service within the Congressional community. FTOs provide field and scenario-based training, ensuring that the probationary officer experiences different facets of police work unique to the PMRD mission.

    Evaluate and advise on the officer's progress by observing performance of the officer and preparing observation reports. Evaluate the officer's handling of assignments and documentation of incidents/events. Identify deficiencies of individual officers and collaborate with the FTO Sergeant and Division Coordinator to develop and implement a remediation plan to assist the officer in successful completion of field training.

    Evaluate training materials for currency, applicability and technical accuracy. Research and evaluate the validity and pertinence of course materials and determine the most effective methods and procedures for organizing training materials that provide adequate, clear and detailed coverage of law enforcement subjects. Collaborate with the FTO Sergeant and Division Coordinator to develop training books covering law enforcement functions and procedures of PMRD; determine pertinent issues and collect relevant information for a variety of sources; and review information and apply standard analytical techniques.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Must be a USCP Sworn employee assigned to PMRD

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/451914700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.