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ATC Enforcement Chief Graduates from FBI Academy Program

June 28, 2001

BATON ROUGE - Bobby J. Jackson, Chief of Enforcement for the Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control, recently graduated from the 205th session of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Academy Program at Quantico, Virginia.

The National Academy Program began in 1935 and is known for its academic excellence. The 10-week program addresses advanced legal, investigative, management, and fitness training for selected officers with proven records as professionals within their individual agencies. FBI Academy staff and special agents that hold advanced degrees provide the program’s training. Many are recognized internationally as experts in their fields.

Jackson, a native of New Iberia, is Chief of Enforcement for ATC, which is responsible for regulating the alcohol and tobacco industries and enforcing underage alcohol laws within Louisiana. He is a 1982 graduate of New Iberia High School and holds a Bachelor of Criminal Justice degree from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. Jackson also serves as a Captain in the United States Army Reserve and has graduated from Army Officer Candidate School, the Military Intelligence Officer Course (basic and advanced), and the Army Combined Services and Staff School.

FBI Director Louis Freeh was the principle speaker at the session’s graduation ceremony. Participating in the 205th session of the Academy were men and women from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, 24 countries, three military organizations, and four federal civilian organizations.