April 17, 2014 at 6:23 PM
FAIRFIELD, NJ - The Fairfield Police Department is proud and honored to announce that Lieutenant Peter Pollack was amongst the 221 law enforcement officers who graduated from the FBI National Academy Program at Quantico, VA on March 28. FBI Director James Comey was the keynote speaker at the graduation and presented diplomas to the graduates.
The 256th Session of the National Academy consisted of men and women from 47 states. Included in the class were members of law enforcement agencies from the District of Columbia, 23 international countries, five military organizations and two 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. Training for the program is provided by the FBI Academy instructional staff, special agents, and other staff members holding advanced degrees, many of whom are recognized internationally in their fields of expertise. Since 1972, National Academy students have been able to earn undergraduate and graduate credits from the University of Virginia due to the accreditation by the university of the many courses offered.