Newport Police Lieutenant Jason Malloy graduated from the FBI National Academy, Session 261 in Quantico, Virginia on September 18. The 261st session was attended by 225 executive law enforcement officials, representing 48 states, 23 countries, five military organizations, and five federal civilian organizations. Internationally known for its academic excellence, the National Academy Program, held at the FBI Academy, offers ten weeks of advanced communication, leadership, and fitness training for selected officers having proven records as professionals within their agencies.
On average, these officers have 19 years of law enforcement experience, and usually return to their agencies to serve in executive-level positions. 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.
Its 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.” Lt. Malloy has worked in law enforcement for 24 years, and for the Newport Police Department for 20 years. He is currently assigned as the Police Department Operations Commander. Previous Newport Police Department graduates of the FBI Academy include Retired Lieutenant Dave Teem, and Chief Mark Miranda.