The South Burlington Police Department announced that Lieutenant Gregg Jager has been accepted to the FBI National Academy Session #277.
“The FBI National Academy is one of the premiere executive development opportunities that exists internationally,” said South Burlington Chief of Police Shawn Burke. “Lt. Jager possess both the rigor and professional experience to capitalize this experience which will serve the community, his fellow officers and himself for years to come.”
Lt. Jager has served with the South Burlington Police for 15 years with assignments in both the patrol division and as a detective with the Chittenden Unit for Special Investigations. Lt. Jager received a B.S. in communications from the University of Maryland.
The FBI National Academy is a professional course of study for U.S. and international law enforcement executives nominated by their agency heads because of demonstrated leadership qualities. The 10-week program provides coursework in intelligence theory, terrorism and terrorist mindsets, management science, law, behavioral science, law enforcement communication and forensic science. It serves to improve the administration of justice in police departments and agencies at home and abroad and to raise law enforcement standards, knowledge and cooperation worldwide.
“The South Burlington Police Department has identified professional development as a priority across the organization,” Chief Burke said. “Lt. Jager’s acceptance to the FBI National Academy is evidence of the depth of this organization.”