The FBI National Academy Associates, Inc. (FBI NAA) is a non-profit, international organization of nearly 18,000 senior law enforcement professionals dedicated to providing our communities, states, countries, and profession with the highest degree of law enforcement expertise, training, education and information. We are the strongest law enforcement leadership network in the world and are dedicated to strengthening the rule of law around the globe. Some of our members have given their lives in carrying out these responsibilities.
From its inception in 1935, the FBI National Academy has long been a vital element in the continuing improvement of law enforcement standards, knowledge, and cooperation throughout the world. The National Academy and the FBI National Academy Associates provide a wide range of leadership and specialized training, as well as an opportunity for professional law enforcement officials to share ideas, techniques, and experiences. President John F Kennedy realized the value in sharing this learning and networking experience with the international community. In 1964 the FBI National Academy began including international law enforcement executives as attendees.
Membership in the Association is limited to those law enforcement leaders who have completed the FBI’s prestigious National Academy Program and are dues current members of the Association. This Association is comprised of forty-four domestic chapters and four international chapters, the New York State and Eastern Canada Chapter represents those graduates residing in New York State and the Eastern Provinces of Canada and is the only Multi-National Chapter in the Association.
The New York State and Eastern Canada Chapter was selected to be the host Chapter for the 2018 National Academy Associates Annual Conference. The National Chapter selected Quebec City to be the Host City. The Board has already started planning sessions to ensure that this Conference is a great one.