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Law enforcement leaders graduate from 40th Florida Leadership Academy

1/26/2018
 
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute announces the graduation today of 36 first-line supervisors from the Florida Leadership Academy. These graduates serve in leadership roles representing 22 criminal justice agencies throughout the state.

The graduates met for four week-long sessions at the Walton County Sheriff’s Office in Miramar Beach, 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 40th Florida Leadership Academy.
 
Eric Beaty
Panama City Police Department
 
Brandon Beech
Escambia County Sheriff's Office
 
Corey Bridwell
Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission
 
Dustin Burlison
Walton County Sheriff's Office
 
James Dingus
Coconut Creek Police Department
 
Michelle Douthitt
Pasco County Sheriff's Office
 
Lakisha Dunkley
Seminole County Sheriff's Office
 
Dennis Fields
Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office
 
Scott Freeman
University of Central Florida Police Department

Thomas Fuszner
Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office
 
Julie Gaither
Florida Department of Corrections
 
John Guzman
Green Cove Springs Police Department
 
Patrick Hamilton
Lynn Haven Police Department
 
Sheri Hernandez
Lynn Haven Police Department
 
Jon Hooper
Nassau County Sheriff's Office
 
Pamela James
Alachua County Sheriff's Office
 
Michael Jones
Florida Office of Agricultural Law Enforcement
 
Christopher King
Bay County Sheriff's Office
 
Donna Land
Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco
 
Dayton Lister
Florida Department of Corrections
 
Gregory Luge
Seminole County Sheriff's Office
 
Jeremy Mathis
Bay County Sheriff's Office
 
Micah Moore
Marion County Sheriff's Office
 
Jason Neat
Flagler County Sheriff's Office
 
Christopher Nichol
Panama City Police Department
 
Chad Rewis
Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office
 
Chad Ricks
Clay County Sheriff's Office
 
Charles Ricks Jr.
Florida Department of Corrections
 
Nicholas Rushing
Florida Department of Corrections
 
Jennifer Scott
Walton County Sheriff's Office
 
Scott Slavin
Coconut Creek Police Department
 
Ashleigh Snodgrass
Marion County Sheriff's Office
 
Curtis Suggs
Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission
 
Seth Wagner
Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission
 
Cory Webster
Walton County Sheriff's Office
 
Chris Williams
Florida Department of Law Enforcement
 
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, Jessica Cary or Jeremy Burns
FDLE Office of Public Information
(850) 410-7001