New Sponsor for 2019/2020 – Lefta Systems

NAFTO welcomes Lefta Systems as a new sponsor.  Since 2006, LEFTA Systems has been working to build better software for law enforcement agencies and their employees. Continually testing and improving thier products, LEFTA Systems applications are now being used at local, state and federal levels, and with nearly 300 clients and more than 50,000 law enforcement officers nationwide, LEFTA…

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Message from Interim Executive Director

Hello everyone, The National Association of Field Training Officers is alive and well. Yes, as President Hasselberger advised in his statement to the association, we are currently going through a transition period. To be sure our transition was a success, it became clear we needed to restructure certain elements of our leadership. For the time being, I’ve been asked…

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Interim Executive Director

The National Executive Board of NAFTO is excited to announce the appointment of Dan Greene as our Interim Executive Director.  Dan’s involvement with NAFTO runs deep. Many would recognize him as their instructor, but he has also worked behind the scenes to develop all of NAFTO’s curriculum. He’s served on both the National and Arizona State Executive Boards for…

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Hafa Adai

“Hafa Adai” is the traditional Chamorro greeting used in Guam and is generally accompanied by a warm smile that foreshadows the hospitality of the island.   Stateside, we often think our agency’s issues are unique to our own jurisdiction which is isolated from the rest of the contemporary policing issues.  A trip to our western-most U.S. Territory convinced me that…

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NAFTO Heads to Guam

“Where America Begins Its Day” This month, NAFTO President Paul Hasselberger and Training Coordinator Graham Tinius traveled to Guam to meet Training Sergeant Magdalena Naputi, of the Guam Police Department, and provide the first FTO training courses in the region. Sgt Naputi, along with her training and command staff reached out to NAFTO last year, requesting a review and…

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