CSO Deputy to hold State position

Wednesday, November 23, 2011
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Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator announced today that Lt. Philip Escude’ of the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office will be sworn in as the 2012 State Chapter President of the Executive Board for the Louisiana Chapter of the FBI National Academy Associates. The swearing in will take place Dec. 1 in Gonzales.

The FBI National Academy, which began in 1935, is a professional course of study for U.S. and international law enforcement leaders that serves to improve the administration of justice in police departments and agencies at home and abroad and to raise law enforcement standards, knowledge and cooperation worldwide.

Internationally known for its academic excellence, the National Academy Program, held at the FBI National Academy located on the Quantico Marine Base in Quantico, Virginia offers 10 weeks of advanced investigative, management and fitness training for selected officers that have proven records as professionals within their agencies.  On average, the officers have 19 years of law enforcement experience and usually return to their agencies to serve in executive-level positions.  FBI Academy instructional staff, Special Agents and other staff members holding advanced degrees (many of whom are recognized internationally in their fields of expertise) provide training for the program.

The Louisiana Chapter of FBI National Academy Associates was incorporated in Louisiana in January 1984 and has a membership of approximately 400 active and retired law enforcement executives.

Lt. Escude’ graduated from the FBI National Academy’s 215th session in the Fall of 2003 and was elected and has served on the Executive Board for Louisiana since 2007.  He joined the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office in 1984 and during his 27 years has worked in Corrections, Operations, Administration and several specialty teams.  He currently serves as a supervisor in the Internal Affairs and Personnel Divisions