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Sheriff’s commander graduates FBI Academy

Madera Tribune File Photo

Madera County Sheriff’s Cmdr. Tyson Pogue.


Commander Tyson Pogue of the Madera County Sheriff’s Office was among four Valley law enforcement professionals who graduated from an FBI National Academy Class on June 7 in Quantico, Virginia.

Pogue joined 252 officers representing local, county, tribal, state, military, and international law enforcement agencies.

Graduates returned to law enforcement agencies in 49 states and 35 foreign countries to apply the knowledge and skills obtained during the 10-week course.

During the course, students reside and train at the FBI training facility in Quantico. They attend courses that include intelligence theory, terrorism and terrorist mindsets, management science, law, behavioral science, law enforcement communication, and forensic science. Following graduation, each officer has the opportunity to join the FBI National Academy Associates, Inc., an organization of more than 16,000 law enforcement professionals who continue developing higher levels of competency, cooperation, and integrity across the law enforcement community.


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