Citizens Academy is an engaging eight-week program (followed by a graduation ceremony) that gives business, religious, civic, and community leaders an inside look at the FBI. Classes meet in the evening at the Albuquerque FBI Field Office. The mission of Citizens Academy is to foster a greater understanding of the role of federal law enforcement in our community through discussion and education.
Candidates are nominated by FBI employees, former Citizens Academy graduates, and community leaders. Self-nominations are also accepted. Nominees are selected for the class by the Special Agent in Charge of the Albuquerque Field Office.