The Training Coordinator is Lieutenant Adam Egert. He is responsible for maintaining all the mandatory training requirements for the department as required by the FDLE. Lieutenant Egert started with the Oviedo Police in 1999. He has worked as a patrol, Community Response Team and Investigations Supervisor and now is in charge of training.
He also oversees the Oviedo Police Honor Guard and Crisis Negotiations Team. He is a Graduate of Southern Police Institute Command Officer Development Course. Lieutenant Egert has a Bachelor’s degree in business management.
The Training Section of the Oviedo Police Department is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the training and continuing education of the members of the Department. By having a dedicated training section, this ensures that new skills are developed and that an officer’s existing skills are improved.
The Section also makes certain that standards set forth through accreditation, agency policy and the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission are maintained and up to date. The Training Section facilitates training in these areas, and maintains the required documentation and records for the trainings.
Regular training sessions are held on a biannual basis. Topics include subjects that meet specific training needs, and courses of instruction that meet agency goals and directives. Agency members also receive continuous training in firearms and the use of force throughout the year.
Other areas that are frequently addressed include first aid, American Heart Association CPR techniques, and State Attorney updates In addition to the regular training sessions, the Training Section is responsible for remedial training, roll-call training, specialized training and any other training related activities.
Some of the training officers receive include:
- Defensive Tactics (including Use of Force)
- Domestic Violence Situations
- Firearm Proficiency
- Handcuffing and Impact Weapons
- Standardized Field Sobriety Training