Rexburg police officer graduates from FBI National Academy


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The following is a news release from the Rexburg Police Department.

REXBURG — The Rexburg Police Department is proud to announce that Lieutenant Colin Erickson graduated from the 273rd FBI National Academy at Quantico, Virginia.

Erickson joined the Rexburg Police Department in 1993 and has served in a variety of capacities. He currently oversees the Community Policing Division.

Erickson was among 228 law enforcement officers who attended the National Academy. It consisted of men and women from 48 states, 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.

The Rexburg Police Department has had the opportunity to send nine officers to the FBI National Academy over the years.