“Recognizing that an informed community is our greatest asset, the FBI Citizens’ Academy program is by far one of the most beneficial community outreach endeavors we employ. The purpose of the FBI Citizens’ Academy is to foster greater understanding of the FBI’s mission among business, civic, and other influential leaders by enhancing communication between the FBI and those we serve in the San Diego community. The Academy provides attendees with an “inside look” at FBI operations, investigations, legal issues, undercover procedures, and firearms use. Participants learn the laws, policies, and guidelines the FBI must follow, and how these rules preserve the rights of the individual while facilitating the effective investigation of criminal activity.”
“After participating in the Academy we encourage our graduates to stay engaged by joining the San Diego FBI Citizens’ Academy Alumni Association. Not only does the Alumni Association provide a venue for graduates to remain abreast of the current issues and challenges the intelligence and law enforcement communities face, but it allows for our graduates to be force multipliers and ‘Ambassadors of the FBI’ within our region.”
Invitations to upcoming events are only directed to Members in Good Standing. A few members have expressed a concern they are not receiving email updates and invitations to events. If you are a dues paying member of the FBI San Diego Citizens’ Academy and you do not believe you are properly receiving emails related to upcoming events, please click this link and provide us with your updated email address so we may insure we have your correct contact information.
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Members will be offered an opportunity for a behind-the-scenes tour of San Diego’s CW Channel 6 TV station.
The San Diego FBI Citizens’ Academy Alumni Association Events for 2014 include the MCRD Graduation, a Citizens’ Academy Padre’s Game, the Sheriff’s Crime Lab Tour – details will be emailed to Members as the events approach. Be sure to renew your 2014 Membership to receive the invitations to the upcoming events.
As a graduate of the FBI San Diego Citizens’ Academy Alumni Association, we all appreciate that selection to participate in the Academy is a privilege and an unique opportunity. In light of the limited class size and high volume of applicants, The FBI San Diego Citizens’ Alumni Association has now established an online process for our Members in Good Standing to recommend names for future consideration. Please log into the Members’ Section of the website to fill in the easy to use online nomination form.
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