Lt. Baxley graduates from the FBI National Academy

Published: June 25 2007

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida Police Department Lt. Darren Baxley and 298 other law enforcement officers graduated June 8 from the FBI National Academy Program at Quantico, Va.

This was the 229th session of the National Academy and it consisted of men and women from 50 states, the District of Columbia, 24 international countries, four military organizations, and six federal civilian organizations.

Internationally known for its academic excellence, the National Academy Program, held at the FBI Academy, offers 10 weeks of advanced investigative, management, and fitness training for selected officers having proven records as professionals within their agencies. On average, these officers have 19 years of law enforcement experience and usually return to their agencies to serve in executive-level positions.

FBI Director Robert Mueller spoke at the ceremony.

A total of 40,561 graduates now represent the FBI National Academy since it began in July 1935. About 23,049 are still active in law enforcement work.


Captain Jeff Holcomb ,, 352-392-1409

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