Colonel J. Allen Woodburn

Planning And Funding A Comprehensive Law Enforcement Officer Training Program

"What he don't know won't hurt him." How often we hear that quote, yet how ridiculously false it is. It is the lack of knowledge or the misuse of the knowledge one possesses which produces undesirable results. Those charged with the responsibility of planning law enforcement training programs should ask themselves two questions: 1. What is training? 2. What is the objective of law enforcement officer training? To train is to form by instruction, discipline or drill or to teach so as to make fitted, qualified or proficient. The objective of the law enforcement training...