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Field Training Officers (FTO)

The FTO is one of the most important roles of any police organization, the trainer sets the tone of the agency to the new employee and will teach agency specific procedure to the recruit who receives generic training in the academy.  We use the “San Jose” model of training at FW.


Jumpsuit, Plain Clothes

Specialized Training:

FTO specific training


Three years of law enforcement, with at least one at Federal Way PD.


7% extra pay when assigned a recruit.