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Probation Academy Creates Real-Life Scenarios to Train Officers

The special training that probation and pretrial officers need to effectively and safely do their jobs takes place at the Federal Probation and Pretrial Academy in Charleston, South Carolina. The program borrows from real-life incidents to create dynamic, realistic environments that prepare officers for situations they might encounter on the job. This video provides insight into some of the training protocols used at the academy.

You can also read about how the “federal family” of probation and pretrial employees supported the survivors of a probation officer killed in the line of duty. 

Related Topics: Probation and Pretrial Services