In addition to having attended the State of Wisconsin Law Enforcement Academy, new recruits are upon hire assigned to a department Field Training Officer (FTO) for a minimum of 14 weeks. The department utilizes a highly credible field training methodology, of which each FTO has attended extensive training. The recruit is closely monitored, assessed and mentored throughout this process. The department currently has nine certified Field Training Officers
The McFarland Police Department is focused and dedicated to providing it's officers with the best and most current training available. This philosophy will in turn enable us to provide the best service possible to our community.