Law enforcement executives graduate from Florida Leadership Academy

For Immediate Release
December 14, 2015
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute announces the graduation of 33 first-line supervisors from the Florida Leadership Academy. The graduates serve in leadership roles within their agencies and represent criminal justice agencies across the state.
The graduates met for four weeks at Indian River State College, Treasure Coast Public Safety Training Complex in Fort Pierce, Fla. They learned skills necessary to support the needs of their agency and community 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, integrity, and leadership expected of criminal justice professionals.
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