The Rexburg Police Department is proud to announce that Lieutenant Colin Erickson graduated from the 273rd FBI National Academy at Quantico, Virginia on September 14th 2018. Lieutenant Erickson has been with the Rexburg Police Department since 1993 and has served in a variety of capacities with the department. He currently oversees the Community Policing Division. Lieutenant Erickson was among 228 law enforcement officers who attended the National Academy.
The National Academy consisted of men and women from 48 states, agencies from the District of Columbia, and 25 international countries, along with military and federal Officers. The FBI National Academy is a 10 week course consisting of advance communication, leadership training, and fitness training for officers who have proven to be professionals within their agencies.
FBI Director Christopher Asher Wray was the principal speaker at the ceremony. A total of 51,270 graduates now represent the alumni of the FBI National Academy since it began in 1935.
At this time the Rexburg Police Department has had the opportunity to send 9 officer’s to the FBI National Academy.