Daniel Greene is a Sergeant with the Chandler Police Department in Chandler, AZ. Daniel began his career as an Officer with the police department in 1996. In 1998 he was selected as a Field Training Officer and served his first tour of duty in the Field Training Unit till the year 2000. After two years as a detective, Daniel returned to the Field Training Unit and remained there until 2006. In November of 2006 Dan promoted to Sergeant and remained in Patrol supervising a team of eight officers. In January of 2008 Dan was selected to inherent the Field Training Unit once more, this time as it’s supervisor. Dan has received certification in a number of fields within Law Enforcement. Dan is currently a certified General Instructor, Defensive Tactics Instructor, Taser International Instructor, Ground Survival Instructor, Field Training Officer and AZPOST Subject Matter Expert in Instructor Development.
Dan has also had extensive training in the fields of Leadership and Ethics through institutions such as AZPOST, National Institute of Ethics, Jack Enter’s Proactive Leadership Strategies, Franklin/Covey Seven Habits of Highly Effective People and Franklin/Covey The Nobility of
During Dan’s tenure supervising the Field Training Unit, he was involved in a number of projects helping to improve upon and advance the unit. Projects such as redeveloping the unit’s
Standardized Evaluations; facilitating the transition into electronic evaluation writing and storage; implementing continuous and advanced training sessions for Field Training Officers as
well as redeveloping the structure of the program to include more commonly known adult learning techniques. During his time as an FTO and an FTO Sergeant, Dan has a played a role in
training over 250 new officers and 30 newly promoted sergeants to the Chandler Police Department. As a result, Dan has received a Meritorious Service Award and his team was
awarded the Unit Citation award.
Dan first joined NAFTO in 1998. In 2012 he was elected as the Treasurer of AZNAFTO and in 2013 he was elected as the Vice President. In 2014 Dan was elected to NAFTO’s Executive
Board. Dan has been slatted with the responsibility of meeting with several police departments in an effort to help develop their own programs. As part of his duties on both the State and
Executive Board, Dan has developed course outlines and presentations for FTO courses that have been taught nation-wide. Dan has developed material for classes such as Adult Learning,
Leadership, Ethics and 21 st Century Field Training.
Dan has enjoyed the opportunity to teach across the country for organizations like NAFTO, ILEETA and Command Presence. In 2017, Dan was recognized as Trainer of the Year by the
International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA).