Auburn, Ala. - On Friday, December 14, 2012 Auburn Police Assistant Chief Paul Register graduated from the 251st Session of the FBI National Academy at Quantico, Virginia. It is considered the nation’s top law enforcement professional school.
Assistant Chief Register is in his 25th year of service with the Auburn Police Division.
The National Academy, founded in 1935, is a 10-week course of study that 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 brings together leaders from around the world who represent state and local police, sheriff’s departments, military police organizations, and federal law enforcement agencies.
Academy participation is by invitation only, through a nomination process. Participants are drawn from every state in the union, from U.S. territories, and from over 150 international partner nations.
Attendees take undergraduate and/or graduate college courses at the FBI’s Quantico campus in areas that include: law; behavioral science; forensic science; understanding terrorism; leadership development; communications; and health and fitness.
"We are extremely proud of Assistant Chief Register on his successful completion of the National Academy,” said Auburn Police Chief Tommy Dawson. Chief Dawson noted that Assistant Chief Register represents the very best law enforcement has to offer in the way of a leader and manager. “Assistant Chief Register is a dedicated City of Auburn employee who has dedicated his life to protecting the citizens of our community,” he added.