FBI No Match for Ned Newlin

Ned Newlin, the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office’s chief of corrections, just graduated from the 10-week FBI academy program held in Quantico, Va.

He was one of 269 members of the session to graduate the program, which provides “graduate level instruction in advanced investigative, management and fitness training.” The academy is generally reserved for those with lots of experience — graduates average 19 years of law enforcement under their belts.

Here’s Newlin’s bio and a little more about the FBI academy, courtesy of the sheriff’s office:

Newlin began his career with the sheriff’s office in 1991, following seven years of
service in the U. S. Army (military police). Within the agency he has held positions and
rank as patrol deputy, detective, squad corporal, patrol sergeant and civil administrative
sergeant , patrol lieutenant and as a division chief since June 4, 2004.

Newlin earned a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice from St. Martin’s College,
Lacey, Wash., in 1991, graduating Summa Cum Laude. He has earned certificates and
diplomas from numerous law enforcement career leadership and management courses
and is a 2002 graduate of Leadership Kitsap. Newlin is married with three children.

Training at the FBI National Academy is provided by FBI Academy instructional staff,
FBI special agents and other academic professionals holding advanced degrees.

A total of 41,698 graduates now represent the FBI National Academy since it began in
July 1935. Of this number approximately 24,186 are still active in law enforcement

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