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Kathy Vonk: Structuring Your Academy Program

Many police academies fail to have adequate structure in their day-to-day routine. Kathy Vonk, police officer and Lead Fitness Instructor at Washtenaw Community College Police Academy, talks about how structure is the key to a successful academy. She discusses how rigidity gives cadets a better sense of their regular responibilites that they can take away with them after graduation and into the field.

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About Kathleen Vonk:

Kathleen Vonk has been a certified police officer in the state of Michigan since 1988. She is an adjunct instructor for Team One Network teaching officer survival skills courses, and has taught survival and pistol courses for Heckler & Koch International Training Division (H&K). She is a certified firearms instructor, H&K Pistol Instructor, RedMan Simulation Training Instructor, Simunition Supervisor, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist(CSCS) by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), Health Promotion Director by the Cooper Institute, and is an FTO for her agency. She is a former NCAA Division I and II athlete in the sports of volleyball and softball. Learn more at loukatactical.com.

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