What is the purpose of the FBI Citizens Academy?
The FBI Citizens Academy creates a closer connection between the FBI Seattle Division and the surrounding community through an educational process; fosters greater understanding of the role of FBI policies and programs through frank interactive discussions; and expands the pool of community leaders who understand first-hand the complex challenges of Federal law enforcement through examination of actual FBI investigations. What will be discussed? FBI Citizens Academy presenters and instructors will be FBI Certified Police Instructors augmented by experienced supervisors or special agents. Each class will cover some or all of the following topics: • Firearms Training System, Deadly Force Policy, Recruiting/Applicants, National Academy, Cooperation & Assistance between FBI and State, Local or other Federal law enforcement agencies • Economic Crimes, Health Care Fraud, Financial Institutions Fraud, Civil Rights and Hate Crimes • Computer Intrusion Investigations, Computer Evidence (CART),