**APPLICATIONS / NOMINATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR 2018**
FBI PHOENIX CITIZENS ACADEMY
CLASS OF 2018
GUIDELINES FOR NOMINATIONS
The next FBI Citizens Academy class will be held on eight consecutive Thursdays beginning February 1, 2018 and ending March 22, 2018.
Nominations for the Year 2018 class may be submitted by past and/or present FBI employees, Citizens Academy graduates, or any individual wishing to self-nominate. Individuals nominated must be in good standing in the community.
Candidates must meet the following criteria:
- A recognized business, religious, or community leader
- Live and/or work within the Division’s jurisdiction
- Minimum age 21 years
- No prior felony or serious misdemeanor convictions
- No misdemeanor or felony arrests within one year of application
- Must consent to a limited background check
- Agree to attend all sessions with no more than two (2) excused absences
To nominate a candidate, please complete the attached Nomination Form and provide a narrative stating the reasons for nominating the candidate. If you plan to nominate more than one candidate, please make copies of these forms.
Selections of the final candidates for the Year 2018 class are to be determined by the field office. Attendees in the Flagstaff Resident Agency & Tucson Resident Agency will participate via video conference.
At the conclusion of the program, graduates are encouraged to join the FBI Phoenix Citizens Academy Alumni Chapter (FBIPCAAA) for the purpose of strengthening relationships and improving understanding between the FBI and the community. Graduates, while not official spokespersons for the FBI, may be called upon to share their understanding of the role of federal law enforcement, specifically the FBI.
Please click on the links below to access the required forms:
DEADLINE FOR COMPLETED FORMS:
The candidate information form, your narrative, and the candidate’s completed application packet must be returned to the FBI by October 31, 2017.
Forms must be mailed to the FBI Phoenix Division, Attention COS: Jane Bjornstad 21711 N. 7th St., Phoenix, AZ 85024 (please do not e-mail application)
Questions may be addressed to:
Ms. Jane Bjornstad
Community Outreach Specialist
FBI Phoenix Division