Welcome to W.F.T.O.A.

W.F.T.O.A., The Wisconsin Field Training Officers Association, is an educational and professional association concerned with apprenticeship training (commonly known to as the Field Training Officer concept) for Law Enforcement, Communications, and Corrections personnel. Educators, Administrators and other Criminal Justice practitioners are also encouraged to participate.

The Wisconsin Field Training Officers Association is a resource for Field Training Officers for developing their field training program to provide the nessecary training to new officers.

We will strive to meet your needs. You are the organization, we are simply the facilitators. Together, we will all move forward to get the best trainers.

  • FTO of the Year AWARD

    Do you have a Field Training Officer that has demonstrated a commitment to the profession through exceptional performance.  Nominate them for the FTO of the year award. Click Here to learn more. .

  • LE Scholarship Awards

    The Wisconsin Field Training Officers Association Scholarship Award Program is designed to offer financial assistance to students enrolled in a Police Science or Criminal Justice degree program at an accredited technical college or university in Wisconsin.

    Its purpose is to encourage educational growth and professionalism among law enforcement students in the State of Wisconsin. See our Scholarships page for more information.

W.F.T.O.A. Conference

  • September 3 - 5, 2014

  • The annual conference will be held at the Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells on September 3rd, 4th and 5th. The conference features keynote speakers and breakout sessions. Click Here for more details.



  • Instructor Update Information

  • Wisconsin Training and Standards advises that instructors must complete an 8-Hour Instructor Update course by June 30, 2015. Click Here for More Information.




  • wftoa.org