THUNDER BAY – Crime – “Sergeant Neil Herman has successfully completed the FBI National Academy Program. Sergeant Herman attended this important institution for 10 weeks of intensive training.
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Thunder Bay Police Service share, “Herman was among 268 law enforcement officers from the United States and around the world who attended the FBI‘s academy in Quantico, Virginia for an intense 10 week program. The program included advanced investigative, management and fitness training for selected officers having proven records as professionals within their organizations. Only 8 Canadian officers are accepted into the program each year”.
Since 1972, National Academy students have been able to earn undergraduate and graduate credits from the University of Virginia. Since its inception, the FBI National Academy has a total of 46,610 graduates throughout the world. Neil is the 4th officer of our service to have graduated from this program over the course of its history.
The FBI National Academy is a professional course of study for U.S. and international law enforcement leaders that serves to improve the administration of justice in police departments and agencies at home and abroad and to raise law enforcement standards, knowledge, and cooperation worldwide.
The National Academy’s mission is “To support, promote, and enhance the personal and professional development of law enforcement leaders by preparing them for complex, dynamic, and contemporary challenges through innovative techniques, facilitating excellence in education and research, and forging partnerships throughout the world.”
Leaders and managers of state and local police, sheriffs’ departments, military police organizations, and federal law enforcement agencies. Participation is by invitation only, though a nomination process. Participants are drawn from every state in the union, from U.S. territories, and from over 150 internationalpartner nations. See below for more details on graduates over the years.