FBI Columbia
Public Affairs Officer Kevin Wheeler
(803) 551-4200
January 6, 2023

FBI Columbia Accepting Next Citizens Academy Applications

COLUMBIA, SC—Applications are now available online for the upcoming FBI Citizens Academy class in Greenville this spring. Classes will be held on Thursdays, beginning April 20 – May 25.

The mission of the FBI Citizens Academy is to foster a greater understanding of the role of federal law enforcement in the community through frank discussion and education.

A nomination form is available on the Community Outreach section of our website at https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices/columbia. The form can also be accessed directly by clicking on the following hyperlink: https://forms.fbi.gov/fbi-citizens-academy-nomination-form-columbia/view. Those applying for the academy for themselves or those nominating others must complete the form and submit it according to the guidelines by February 17.

Individuals chosen through the selection process will be notified by email. There is no cost to attend the academy.

Questions can be directed to the Community Outreach team by email at Columbia_Outreach@fbi.gov.