MAYS LANDING-The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office is proud to welcome home Capt. Brian Lee who has graduated from the FBI National Academy after 10 weeks of advanced training.
On March 17, Capt. Lee, along with 257 other law enforcement officers of the 281st session graduated from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.
“I am grateful for the opportunity to have attended the FBI National Academy, as it is an incredible program for law enforcement executives. This once in a lifetime experience is something that I will never forget. It provided me an opportunity to meet law enforcement executives from all over our country and the world. It allowed me to reflect on my leadership skills and I look forward to sharing my experiences of what I learned with my coworkers,” said Capt. Brian Lee.
Capt. Lee has served at the ACPO since 2000, and he currently serves in the Administration Unit where he has been assigned since June 2008. Capt. Lee has also served in the ACPO Intelligence Unit, Narcotics Strike Force and Litigation Unit. Capt. Lee previously served as a Patrolman at the Fort Lauderdale Police Department in Florida.
“I am beyond proud of Capt. Brian Lee and his accomplishment of graduating the FBI National Academy. Capt. Lee’s commitment and hard work is exhibited each day during the course of his duties at the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office. I applaud Capt. Lee’s determination to attend and graduate from the FBI National Academy and we are excited for his return to ACPO with all of the knowledge he has gained from this experience,” said Chief of County Investigators Bruce K. DeShields.
Capt. Lee is a graduate of Rutgers University where he a Bachelor of Science degree in Administration of Justice and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology. In 2018, Capt. Lee received a Master of Administrative Science degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Capt. Lee completed the Certified Public Manager Program (CPM) at Rutgers University in 2014. In 2012, Capt. Lee graduated from the NJSACOP Command and Leadership program. In 2021, Capt. Lee NJ State Chiefs Association Accredited Command Executive Certification.
The 281st session of the National Academy consisted of men and women from 45 states and the District of Columbia. The class included members of law enforcement agencies from 32 countries, five military organizations and six federal civilian organizations. Internationally known for its academic excellence, the National Academy offers 10 weeks of advanced communication, leadership and fitness training. Participants must have proven records as professionals within their agencies to attend. On average, these officers have 21 years of law enforcement experience and usually return to their agencies to serve in executive-level positions.
A total of 53,181 graduates have completed the FBI National Academy since it began in 1935. The National Academy is held at the FBI Training Academy in Quantico, the same facility where the FBI trains its new special agents and intelligence agents.
Anyone with information involving serious crimes is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-909-7800 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Web site at http://www.acpo.org/tips.html and provide information by filling out the form anonymously on the Submit a Tip page. People can also call Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS) or visit the Crime Stoppers Website at http://www.crimestoppersatlantic.com/. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those who commit crimes in Atlantic County.