The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) and LEFTA Systems Join Forces to Enhance Documentation of New Officer Training Program

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) recently implemented Law Enforcement Field Training Application (LEFTA), an automated, web-based, and comprehensive field training officer (FTO) software program. LEFTA monitors, documents and tracks the on-the-job performance of police officers/sheriff deputies, corrections officers, community service officers, and communications officers/dispatchers during the field training curriculum and probationary period. First developed by the San Jose Police Department, the FTO program trains and prepares new officers to function as solo beat officers at the conclusion of their training cycle. Field Training Officers, also known as FTOs, assess