Law enforcement leaders graduate from Florida Leadership Academy

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The Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute announces the graduation today of 37 first-line supervisors from the 39th Florida Leadership Academy Class on August 18, 2017. These graduates serve in leadership roles representing 31 criminal justice agencies throughout the state.

The graduates met for four week-long sessions at the Gainesville Police Department in Gainesville, Florida. They learned skills necessary to support the needs of their agencies and their communities as they prepare for future challenges.

The goal of the Florida Leadership Academy is to prepare first-line supervisors in criminal justice organizations to exemplify the character and integrity expected of criminal justice professionals and to examine the various components necessary to being an efficient leader.

Below is a list of graduates from the 39th Florida Leadership Academy.

William Andersen
Orange County Corrections

Mark Barley
Santa Fe College Police Department

Donald Buie, Jr.
Marion County Sheriff’s Office

Christopher Cardwell
Gainesville Police Department

Jason David Cook
Florida Department of Law Enforcement

Ronnie Daniels
Columbia County Sheriff’s Office

Jacqueline Danzig
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office

Daniel Diaz
Daytona Beach Police Department

Benjamin Dunlap
Escambia County Sheriff’s Office

Casey Eades
Ocala Police Department

Robert Fanelli
Gainesville Police Department

Frank Fuentes
Coconut Creek Police Department

Tocarra Gainer
Columbia County Sheriff’s Office

Amy Gamber
Seminole County Sheriff’s Office

Cole Glaser
Putnam County Sheriff’s Office

Robert Hart, Jr.
Lake County Sheriff’s Office

Amy Hayes
Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission

Michael Hurlocker
Alachua County Sheriff’s Office

Frank Kinsey
Alachua County Sheriff’s Office

John Konopka, Jr.
Florida Office of the Attorney General

Kimon Koungras
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office

Kenneth Lamb
Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office

Javon Murphy
Florida Highway Patrol

Peter Osterrieder
University of Central Florida Police Department

Robin Patterson
Nassau County Sheriff’s Office

Billie Phillips III
Daytona Beach Shores Department of Public Safety

Michael Rosa
Pasco County Sheriff’s Office

Kellie Smith
Florida Department of Corrections

Jennifer Taylor
Flagler County Sheriff’s Office

Kevin Valade
Coconut Creek Police Department

Anthony Vizzini
Ocala Police Department

David Wallace
Polk County Sheriff’s Office

Richard Warner
St. Augustine Police Department

James Wills
St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office

Kimberly Wise
Highlands County Sheriff’s Office

Marcia Wolford
Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office

Erik Zabik
Seminole County Sheriff’s Office

The Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute, which is housed within the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and affiliated with the State University System, was established in 1990 by the Florida Legislature to address the need for an innovative and multi-faceted approach to the education and training of criminal justice professionals.


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