Gaudreault graduates from FBI Academy

The Nebraska State Patrol is proud to announce the recent graduation of Troop E Commander Captain Mike Gaudreault from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.

Captain Gaudreault, a 19-year veteran of the agency was among 208 men and women from 49 states, the District of Columbia and 22 international countries attending the 254th session of the National Academy. He is the 58th sworn member of the Nebraska State Patrol to graduate from the FBI National Academy since 1943.

Internationally known for its academic excellence, the National Academy Program offers 10 weeks of advanced investigative, management and fitness training for selected officers having proven records as professionals with their agencies. Training for the program is provided by the FBI Academy instructional staff, Special Agents, and other staff members holding advanced degrees, many of whom are recognized internationally in their fields of expertise.

FBI Director James Comey was the keynote speaker during graduation ceremonies held on Friday, September20. A total of 47,034 graduates now represent the FBI National Academy since it began in July 1935. Of this number, approximately 29,521 are still active in law enforcement.

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