- Today’s special agents and intelligence analysts graduating from the FBI Academy are beginning their first assignments fully prepared for collaborative work in the field thanks to the Basic Field Training Course launched in 2015. The new program offers an integrated curriculum that places new agent and intelligence analyst trainees together in a squad-like environment—the way agents and analysts work in actual FBI field offices.
- Watch a brief, up-close video of the FBI’s Training Division, which oversees the FBI Academy located on a Marine Corps base in Quantico, Virginia. Much of the Bureau’s training takes place here, and you’ll see some of our trainees in action, honing their physical fitness, learning firearms skills and defensive tactics, receiving classroom and virtual instruction, and collaborating on scenarios.
- Read about how the mock town at the FBI Academy built with the help of Hollywood set designers is used for training new agents and new DEA recruits, along with local, state, federal, and international partners. At Hogan’s Alley, agents and other law enforcement learn the latest investigative techniques, firearms skills, and defensive tactics.