College Station Assistant Police Chief Billy Couch graduated from the 276th session of the FBI National Academy Program in Quantico, Virginia, last month.

Internationally known for its academic excellence, the National Academy Program, held at the FBI Academy, offers 10 weeks of advanced training in communications, leadership and fitness. The training for the program is provided by the FBI Academy instructional staff, special agents and other staff members holding advanced degrees, many of whom are recognized internationally in their fields of expertise. The FBI National Academy began training law enforcement executives in 1935.

Couch is a 22-year veteran of the College Station Police Department.

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