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FBI Citizens Academy Nomination Form - Jacksonville

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The FBI Citizens Academy is a stimulating program that gives business, religious, civic, and community leaders an inside look at the FBI. During the academy, students gain insight into the structure and operation of FBI field offices and resident agencies and learn the services the FBI provides to local and state law enforcement agencies. It is the goal of the FBI Citizens Academy to foster a greater understanding of the role of federal law enforcement in the community through frank discussion and education.

The next FBI Jacksonville Citizens Academy class will be held in Spring 2024 - specific dates are to be determined.

Nominations for the Spring 2024 class may be submitted by past and/or present FBI employees, Citizens Academy graduates, or any individual wishing to nominate themselves. Individuals nominated must be in good standing in the community.

Candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a recognized business, religious, or community leader
  • Live and/or work within the division's jurisdiction
  • Be at least 21 years old
  • Consent to a limited background investigation, to include fingerprint checks
  • Agree to attend all sessions.

To nominate a candidate or self-nominate, please complete the below nomination form and provide a narrative stating the reasons for nomination. If you plan to nominate more than one candidate, please provide one form per nominee. Please note: The selection process is competitive, and not all nominees will be selected.

Selections of the final candidates for the 2024 class are to be determined by the field office.

At the conclusion of the program, graduates are encouraged to join their local FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Chapter for the purpose of strengthening relationships and improving understanding between the FBI and the community. Graduates, while not official spokespersons for the FBI, may be called upon to share their understanding of the role of federal law enforcement, specifically the FBI.

The deadline for nomination form submissions is January 31, 2024.


I am nominating the following individual as a potential candidate for participation in the FBI Citizens Academy program.  

Part A: Nominee Information (Candidate)
Enter the information of the individual you are nominating. If you’re nominating yourself, please complete this section with your personal information.
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FOR SELF-NOMINEES ONLY: Ethnicity and Race Identification (Optional)
The information collected in this section will be used only to focus outreach efforts to improve the diversity of the Citizens Academy program. Providing this information is voluntary, and failure to do so will have no effect on the determination of whether you meet the criteria for the FBI Citizens Academy program.

Specific Instructions: These questions are designed to identify your ethnicity and race. Regardless of your answer to question 1, please also answer question 2.

1. Are You Hispanic or Latino? A person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race.

2. Select the racial category or categories with which you most closely identify. Check all that apply.
Part B: Nominator Information
Leave this section blank if you are nominating yourself.
Nominator Relationship to FBI/Citizens Academy I am a(n):

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Part C: Narrative (Mandatory)
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Candidate submissions will be reviewed and selected by identified FBI field office personnel.