Lt. Jonathan Brock, serving as the assistant commander for the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department’s west patrol region, has successfully graduated from the prestigious FBI’s National Academy located in Quantico, Virginia.
Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon expressed his appreciation for Lt. Brock’s accomplishment, highlighting the positive impact it will have on both the officer’s professional development and the Sheriff’s Department as a whole. Koon emphasized the significance of Lt. Brock’s completion of this premier law enforcement executive training program, noting that the expertise and skills acquired during his time at the National Academy will enhance the department’s ability to provide excellent law enforcement service to the residents of Lexington County.
According to Sheriff Koon, the FBI National Academy is an exclusive opportunity, with less than 1 percent of the world’s law enforcement officers eligible to attend. He underscored the uniqueness of this once-in-a-lifetime leadership and educational experience, bringing together law enforcement leaders from around the globe for an intensive 10-week training program. Koon emphasized that the National Academy not only enhances participants’ capabilities but also fosters meaningful relationships between law enforcement agencies.
The comprehensive program covered a range of subjects, including intelligence theory, terrorism and terrorist mindsets, management science, law, behavioral science, law enforcement communication, and forensic science.
Lt. Jonathan Brock has been a part of the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department since 2012, assuming the role of assistant commander for the county’s west patrol region in 2021. His previous assignments include service in the narcotics unit and holding the position of patrol sergeant.
The 288th session of the National Academy brought together men and women from 24 countries and 26 states, highlighting the program’s global reach and the diverse backgrounds of its participants.