The Department of Justice enforces the law and defends the interest of the United States, ensuring public safety against threats foreign and domestic; providing Federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; seeking just punishment for those guilty of unlawful pursuits; and ensuring fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.
The fiscal year 2007 estimate is 1,675. Law enforcement officials enrolled in the 11 week FBI National Academy general curriculum in fiscal year 2004 was 991, the fiscal year 2005 and 2006 estimate is 1,025.
Uses and Use Restrictions
The curriculum of the FBI National Academy program includes criminal law and investigations, behavioral science, forensic science, education, management, and health/fitness.
The courses are continually adapted to meet the changing needs of law enforcement administration.
Training is provided at the FBI Academy at Quantico, VA.
Advanced specialized courses of instruction are provided on specific topics such as Firearms Administration, White-Collar and Computer-Related Crimes, Latent Fingerprint Examinations, Police Legal Issues, Hostage Negotiations, Executive Development, Advanced Training Technology, and Laboratory Matters, with conferences and seminars on topics such as Budgeting, Scientific Technical Analysis, Death Investigation, Crime Prevention, Bombing and Arson Investigations, Violent Crimes Against the Elderly, and Sexual Exploitation of Children.
Regular, full-time personnel of a criminal justice agency serving a municipality, county, local, or State, as well as some selected, qualified representative of Federal agencies having criminal justice responsibilities.
Candidates must meet certain age, experience, education, physical, and character requirements.
Regular, full-time personnel of a criminal justice agency serving a municipality, county, local or State, as well as some selected, qualified representative of Federal agencies having criminal justice responsibilities. Candidates must meet certain age, experience, education, physical, and character requirements.
The applications of candidates for enrollment in the Academy must be approved and submitted by the head of their agency.
Aplication and Award Process
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
Formal application to nominate representative to attend the FBI Academy National program (FBI Form FD- 164) submitted by nominee's agency head, followed by an interview of qualified applicants at FBI field office level. Applications of those nominated by agency heads to attend the specialized course are submitted to local office of the FBI for processing.
By letter to applicant.
Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, as amended; Crime Control Act of 1973, Public Law 93-83, Section 404(a)(1), 42 U.S.C 3701; Comprehensive Crime Control Act of 1984, Public Law 98-473; Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, Public Law 103-322.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Formula and Matching Requirements
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
National Academy training period of 11 weeks. Specialized training varies with subject, from one to four weeks.
Post Assistance Requirements
(Salaries and Expenses) FY 07 $15,865,981; FY 08 est not available; and FY 09 est not reported.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
No award, as such, involved; however, round-trip travel from residence to Washington, DC, provided where necessary, and where eligible, to local, county, and State police officers. Housing, food, laundry furnished all students at FBI Academy, Quantico, VA.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
28 CFR Section 0.85(e); Booklets entitled "The FBI National Academy," and "FBI Training Programs," no cost.
Regional or Local Office
Persons are encouraged to communicate with the nearest FBI field office; see Catalog Appendix IV for a list of the addresses of FBI field offices.
Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20535. Telephone: (202) 324-3000. Use the same number for FTS.
Criteria for Selecting Proposals