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Law enforcement leaders graduate from Florida Leadership Academy

8/18/2017
 
For Immediate Release
August 18, 2017
 
TALLAHASSEE, Fla -- The Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute announces the graduation today of 37 first-line supervisors from the 39th Florida Leadership Academy Class on August 18, 2017. These graduates serve in leadership roles representing 31 criminal justice agencies throughout the state.
 
The graduates met for four week-long sessions at the Gainesville Police Department in Gainesville, 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.
 
Below is a list of graduates from the 39th Florida Leadership Academy.
 
William Andersen Orange County Corrections
Mark Barley Santa Fe College Police Department
Donald Buie, Jr. Marion County Sheriff's Office
Christopher Cardwell Gainesville Police Department
Jason David Cook Florida Department of Law Enforcement
Ronnie Daniels Columbia County Sheriff's Office
Jacqueline Danzig Pinellas County Sheriff's Office
Daniel Diaz Daytona Beach Police Department
Benjamin Dunlap Escambia County Sheriff's Office
Casey Eades Ocala Police Department
Robert Fanelli Gainesville Police Department
Frank Fuentes Coconut Creek Police Department
Tocarra Gainer Columbia County Sheriff's Office
Amy Gamber Seminole County Sheriff's Office
Cole Glaser Putnam County Sheriff's Office
Robert Hart, Jr. Lake County Sheriff's Office
Amy Hayes Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission
Michael Hurlocker Alachua County Sheriff's Office
Frank Kinsey Alachua County Sheriff's Office
John Konopka, Jr. Florida Office of the Attorney General
Kimon Koungras Pinellas County Sheriff's Office
Kenneth Lamb Jacksonville Sheriff's Office
Javon Murphy Florida Highway Patrol
Peter Osterrieder University of Central Florida Police Department
Robin Patterson Nassau County Sheriff's Office
Billie Phillips III Daytona Beach Shores Department of Public Safety
Michael Rosa Pasco County Sheriff's Office
Kellie Smith Florida Department of Corrections
Jennifer Taylor Flagler County Sheriff's Office
Kevin Valade Coconut Creek Police Department
Anthony Vizzini Ocala Police Department
David Wallace Polk County Sheriff's Office
Richard Warner St. Augustine Police Department
James Wills St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office
Kimberly Wise Highlands County Sheriff's Office
Marcia Wolford Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office
Erik Zabik Seminole County Sheriff's Office
 
The Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute, which is housed 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, or Jessica Cary
FDLE Office of Public Information
(850) 410-7001