Director Thomas J. Walters is in Artesia, New Mexico, preparing for the Office of Artesia Operations 30th Anniversary Celebration. While touring the grounds and observing training, Supervisory U.S. Border Patrol Agent, Jamie Turley recognized Director Walters from his time at the U.S. Border Patrol Academy.
Range E has three virtual firing ranges with projected targets to simulate distances from three to 25 yards and weapons converted for laser use, as well as a fourth classroom opened for the development of integrated tactical training.
The new Forensic Science Training Complex located at FLETC-Glynco is a 40,000-square-foot facility comprised of nine specialized classrooms, three forensic laboratories, a four-bay garage and more.
The Protective Service Operations Training Program (PSOTP) is aimed at training for the security and safety of these dignitaries. Officer safety and survival is always a critical aspect of training for law enforcement personnel; however, in a protective capacity, the agent or officer has been entrusted to protect the life of, and provide safety for, another human being.
On November 11, America celebrates Veterans Day. Nearly 50 percent of FLETC staff are veterans who continue to serve the flag as federal employees. Our veterans felt a duty, an obligation to protect the liberties many take for granted.