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NRP Captain Graduates From FBI Academy

NRP veteran of 25 years takes part in international program

Annapolis, Md. (April 1, 2010) – The Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) announce that Captain Lloyd Ingerson graduated from the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy in Quantico, Virginia on March 19, 2010. The FBI National Academy is recognized internationally as one of the most prestigious leadership training programs for law enforcement personnel.

The 240th Session was attended by law enforcement leaders from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, 20 foreign countries, four military branches, and four federal law enforcement agencies. The courses are accredited by the University of Virginia and include Leadership for Law Enforcement, Interviewing Strategies through Statement Analysis, Legal Issue Impacting Law Enforcement Operations, Forensics for Law Enforcement Managers, Conflict Resolution for Law Enforcement Managers and Fitness in Law Enforcement.

The Academy’s mission is “to support, promote and enhance the personal and professional development of law enforcement leaders by preparing them for complex, dynamic and contemporary challenges through innovative techniques, facilitating excellence in education and research, and forging partnerships throughout the world.” Program participation is by invitation and nomination only, and attendees receive specialized training in an environment where they can share ideas, techniques and experiences with fellow law enforcement and military leaders.

Captain Ingerson is a 25 year veteran of the Natural Resources Police and currently serves as the Eastern Region Commander.

   April 1, 2010

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The Maryland Natural Resources Police is the enforcement arm of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). With an authorized strength of 247 officers and a dedicated staff of civilian and volunteer personnel, the NRP provide a variety of services in addition to conservation and boating law enforcement duties throughout the State of Maryland. These services include homeland security, search and rescue, emergency medical services, education, information and communications services on a round the clock basis. NRP is the only police force aside from the Maryland State Police that has statewide jurisdiction.

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR), which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, is the state agency responsible for providing natural and living resource-related services to citizens and visitors. DNR manages more than 461,000 acres of public lands and 17,000 miles of waterways, along with Maryland's forests, fisheries, and wildlife for maximum environmental, economic and quality of life benefits. A national leader in land conservation, DNR-managed parks and natural, historic, and cultural resources attract 12 million visitors annually. DNR is the lead agency in Maryland's effort to restore the Chesapeake Bay, the state's number one environmental priority. Learn more at