GULFPORT POLICE DEPARTMENT
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Lt. Robert Vincent
Public Information Officer
727-893-1030

12/16/2006

Gulfport Police Represented at FBI National Academy

A Gulfport Police Department division commander graduated from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia on December 15th, 2006.

Lieutenant Robert Vincent attended the 227th session of the National Academy, which consisted of men and women from all states, the District of Columbia, 27 international countries, and five federal civilian organizations.

The National Academy Program, held at the FBI Academy, offers 11 weeks of advanced investigative, management, and fitness training for selected officers having proven records as professionals within their agencies.

Training for the program is provided by FBI Academy instructional staff, special agents, and other staff members holding advanced degrees, many of whom are recognized internationally in their fields of expertise. 

FBI Director, Robert S. Mueller, was the principal speaker at the ceremony.