PEABODY — Peabody Police Captain John DeRosa Jr. added to his professional accomplishments by graduating from the rigorous FBI National Academy Program in Quantico, Va.
“As with several other command staff within the department that have completed the program, the recent graduation of Captain DeRosa from the FBI Academy continues to display the quality and professionalism of our entire staff,” said Peabody Police Chief Thomas Griffin in a statement.
The National Academy Program, at the FBI Academy, offers 11 weeks of advanced communication, leadership and fitness training for selected officers with proven records as professionals within their agencies. The officers have an average of 21 years of law enforcement experience, according to Peabody police.
DeRosa is currently assigned as the patrol commander within the department, responsible for overseeing all patrol functions and operations.