Penn Police Captain Graduates from the FBI National Academy
On June 10, 2016, Captain Gerald Leddy and his class of 213 Law enforcement officers graduated from the prestigious FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Captain Leddy is a member of the command staff of the Penn Police, in the role of Captain of Staff and Administrative Services.
The 264th Session of the National Academy consisted of men and women from 47 states, the District of Columbia, 21 international countries, four military organizations and eight federal civilian organizations.
Internationally known for its academic excellence, the National Academy Program offers ten weeks of advanced communication, leadership, and fitness training for selected officers having proven records as professionals within their agencies.
The FBI National Academy is a professional development course for U.S. and international law enforcement leaders. It 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. Its 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.” Participation is by invitation only, through a nomination process. Participants are drawn from every U.S. state and territory and from international partner nations.