After Academy graduation, Officers are assigned to a Patrol shift and enter the seventeen (17) week Field Training Officer Program. Officers ride with training officers and are extensively evaluated on their ability to apply Academy training to on-duty service. After successfully completing this program, officers are assigned to any of three Patrol shifts.
Patrol shifts for the Lubbock Police Department include three 8 hour shifts and one 10 hour shift and are as follows:
|Day Shift ||7:00 am to 3:00 pm ||(8 hour shift) |
|Evening Shift ||3:00 pm to 11:00 pm ||(8 hour shift) |
|Night Shift ||11:00 pm to 7:00 am ||(8 hour shift) |