Florida Leadership Academy graduates 36 law enforcement supervisors

For Immediate Release
April 8, 2016
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. _ The Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute graduated 36 first-line supervisors from the Florida Leadership Academy today. These graduates serve in leadership roles and represent 26 criminal justice agencies throughout the state.
The graduates met for four week-long sessions at the Polk State College, Kenneth C. Thompson Institute of Public Safety, in Winter Haven, Florida. They learned skills necessary to support the needs of their agencies and their communities as they prepare for future challenges.
The goal of the Florida Leadership Academy is to prepare first-line supervisors in criminal justice organizations to exemplify the character and integrity expected of criminal justice professionals and to examine the various components necessary to being an efficient leader.
The Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute, established within the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and affiliated with the state university system, was established in 1990 by the Florida Legislature to address the need for an innovative and multi-faceted approach to the education and training of criminal justice professionals. 
For Further Information Contact:
Gretl Plessinger, Molly Best or Steve Arthur
FDLE Office of Public Information
(850) 410-7001