Lt. Ditty Graduates from F.B.I. National Academy

On December 16, 2021, Lieutenant Braxton Ditty and his class of 129 law enforcement leaders graduated from the prestigious FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. The 280th Session of the National Academy consisted of men and women from 47 states, the District of Columbia, 2 international countries, four military organizations and eight federal organizations. Internationally known for its academic excellence, the National Academy Program offers ten weeks of advanced communication, leadership, and fitness training for selected officers having proven records as professionals within their agencies.

The FBI National Academy is a professional development course for U.S. and international law enforcement leaders. 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. It’s mission is “to support, promote, and enhance the personal and professional development of law enforcement leaders by preparing them for complex, dynamic, and contemporary challenges through innovative techniques, facilitating excellence in education and research, and forging partnerships throughout the world.” Participation is by invitation only, through a nomination process. Participants are drawn from every U.S. state and territory and from international partner.