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    The national and state conference provides lectures from experts in the field of apprenticeship training and more!

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    Our conference features vendors applicable to your needs.  Check out the Sponsor page for more information on becoming a sponsor/vendor.

CONAFTO is the Colorado State Chapter of The National Association of Field Training Officers.

CONAFTO is a non-profit educational and professional association, serving field training officers, agencies and organizations throughout the State of Colorado.  We are the local voice of the National Association of Field Training Officers.  This is our home page where you can learn more about CONAFTO and NAFTO as an organization.

Criminal Justice organizations are the focus of public scrutiny, more than ever before. It is imperative that only the competent be retained.  Training must be comprehensive and job-related, evaluations must be objective, and an effective learning environment created! It is equally important that training and evaluation programs follow a path required by the court and EEOC Guidelines.

We are concerned with apprenticeship training (commonly referred to as the Field Training Officer concept) for Law Enforcement, Communications, Corrections, and EMS personnel.  Read More….

Field Training Officer Certification Courses

Colorado NAFTO and The Trainer’s Edge, LTD. have five FTO Certification courses scheduled in 2016. Please refer to the Upcoming Events for dates, location, and course information!

Colorado State Chapter NAFTO Conference

The Colorado State Chapter of NAFTO is proud to offer some great training at the 2016 CONAFTO State Conference. This year’s training is specifically designed to apply to Field Training Officers and Field Trainers working in Patrol, Detention, and Communications…. Read More




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  • Negligent Hiring
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  • Negligent Entrustment
  • Negligent Training
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