TAPD captain completes FBI National Academy

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TEXARKANA — The Texarkana Arkansas Police Department (TAPD) says that captain Bobby Jordan graduated from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Va.

According to TAPD, Capt. Jordan applied in 2017, and was one of two candidates selected from the state of Arkansas. The graduating 280th session consisted of 128 law enforcement officers, men, and women from 41 states and the District of Columbia. The class also included law enforcement agencies from three countries, five military organizations, and seven federal civilian organizations.

Ben Scharnberg

The FBI National Academy offers 11 weeks of advanced communication, leadership, and fitness training. Participants must have proven records as professionals within their agencies to attend. On average, these officers have 21 years of law enforcement experience and usually serve their agencies at the executive level.