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Legal Training Unit
Responsible for instruction regarding criminal law and criminal procedure using POST approved lesson plans and Workbooks.
Spanish Training Unit
The Spanish Training Unit requires that instructors be proficient in speaking, reading, and writing the Spanish language. Their primary responsibility is to instruct recruit officers with 65 hours of Spanish Training. In addition the Spanish Training Unit provides Spanish Training to police reserves, lateral, restored and detention officers.
Responsible for providing instruction to Recruit Officers, Restorations, Laterals, Police Service Representatives, Detention Officers, Reserve Officers and Probationary Officers in the following:
LD 1- Leadership, Professionalism and Ethics
LD26- Unusual Occurrences
The Video Unit is responsible for developing visual training materials for the standardized roll-call training program. It also assists Department instructors in developing video presentations that supplement classroom instruction. Additionally, video unit personnel provide camera surveillance during unusual occurrences, civil unrest, and event videography to be used for department training/disciplinary purposes and risk management issues. The Video Unit also produces a video news magazine highlighting various units and sections in the Department.
Responsible for providing technological training to Recruits, Reserves and in-service employees in basic computer skills for word processing and specialized LAPD applications which include Autotrak, DCTS, CCHRS, TMS, DECS, NECS, and DABIS
Field Training Services Unit
Responsible for managing the Department’s Standardized Roll Call Training Program. Monthly training packets that usually contain 8 lesson plans, which are prepared and posted to the LAN and /or are mailed out to divisions for presentation during roll call to all sworn personnel. Training Bulletins are also managed by FTSU.
Human Relations Training Unit
Responsible for instruction of the following:
LD 3--Policing in the Community
LD 25-Domestic Violence
LD 30-Preliminary Investigation
LD 37 Persons with Disabilities
LD 42 Cultural Diversity
Directed/Remedial Training Unit
Coordinates all directed/remedial training for the Department