FBI National Academy

Course of Study

The FBI National Academy is a professional course of study for U.S and international law enforcement leaders 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.


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."

Local Effect

The Nags Head Police Department is proud of its relationship with the FBI National Academy, and is fortunate enough to have had two employees graduate from this prestigious institution.

  • Chief Kevin Brinkley (Retired)- 232nd Session
  • Lieutenant Chris Montgomery - 247th Session