Vineland Chief Timothy P. Codispoti announced the graduation of two command staff officers from the FBI National Academy. Captain Tom Ulrich, Patrol Division Commander graduated in September 2012, NA Session #250. Ulrich is a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University holding a B.A. in Criminal Justice Studies and a Graduate Degree in Administrative Sciences. Lt. Lene’ Bowers graduated in December of 2012, NA Session #251 and holds a B.S. from Rutgers University in the Administration of Justice. Bowers is the highest ranking female officer in the Vineland Police Department and the first ever to attend the prestigious FBI National Academy.
As FBI National Academy graduates, these officers enter into a select group made up of less than one percent of the country’s law enforcement officers. They were hand-picked by their departments and, along with about 250 other officers, completed the 10-week course, which began on July 24th and September 30th, respectively, at the FBI training facility in Quantico, Virginia.