Florida Leadership Academy Graduation

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office

Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE)
-Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute

Lieutenant Jeff Kanehl
Hire Date: 01/10/2001

Sergeant Michael Sherman
Hire Date: 05/07/2001

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office lieutenant and sergeant graduated from the Florida Leadership Academy that was held by the Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute at the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

The graduation was held on Friday, April 7, 2017.

The academy was held at the Southwest Florida Public Service Academy in Fort Myers, Florida.

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office announces the graduation today of Lieutenant Jeff Kanehl and Sergeant Michael Sherman, from the Florida Criminal Justice Institute’s, Florida Leadership Academy, at the Southwest Florida Public Service Academy.

The graduating class included 39 first-line supervisors from across the state, who serve in leadership roles within their agencies.

The graduates met for four week-long sessions at the Southwest Florida Public Service Academy in Fort Myers, Florida. They learned skills necessary to support the needs of their agencies and their communities as they prepare for future challenges.

The goal of the Florida Leadership Academy is to prepare first-line supervisors in criminal justice organizations to exemplify the character and integrity expected of criminal justice professionals and to examine the various components necessary to being an efficient leader.

The Florida Criminal Justice Executive Institute, which is housed within the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and affiliated with the State University System, was established in 1990 by the Florida Legislature to address the need for an innovative and multi-faceted approach to the education and training of criminal justice professionals.

For further information on the program contact Gretl Plessinger, Molly Best, or Steve Arthur at the FDLE Office of Public Information at (850) 410-7001.

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Posted by Friday, April 7, 2017 4:17:00 PM Categories: Awards and Recognition

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