SPD officer graduates from FBI academy

Written by  Tuesday, 12 June 2012 18:22

A detective from the Statesboro Police Department has just completed training with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

 

Detective Sergeant Rob Bryan, who is currently assigned as the supervisor over the SPD Crime Suppression Unit, successfully completed the 249th Session of the FBI National Academy program at Quantico, Virginia on June 8th, 2012. This session consisted of 264 men and women from 48 states, District of Columbia, 24 international countries, 4 military organizations, and 5 federal civilian organizations.

   
Internationally known for its academic excellence, the FBI National Academy Program offers 10 weeks of advanced investigative, management, leadership and fitness training for selected officers with proven records as professionals within their agencies. Classes included Legal Issues for Command Level Officers, Overview for Forensics for Police Managers, Statement Analysis, Leadership for Law Enforcement Executives, Physical Training, Management Strategies for Violent Crimes and Criminal Justice Research. On average, these officers have 19 years of law enforcement experience and usually return to their agencies to serve in executive and managerial level positions.


Training for the program is provided by the FBI Academy instructional staff, FBI Special Agents, and other staff members holding advanced degrees, many of whom are recognized internationally in their fields of expertise.  A total of 45,817 graduates now represent the FBI National Academy since it began in July 1935.  Of this number, approximately 28,305 are still active in law enforcement work today.


Throughout the 10 week program, Sgt Bryan completed 18 semester hours of credit through the University of Virginia and received numerous awards. Among these awards was the “blue brick”, an honor bestowed on members who swam a minimum of 34 miles during the academy. Sgt Bryan also received the “yellow brick”, for completing several physical challenges to include a 6.1 mile run over a wooded trail with obstacles such as creeks, hills, walls and cargo net climbs known as the “yellow brick road.”


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