The Southwest Florida Jail Leadership Initiative graduated its second class, including six members of the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, on Tuesday.
Emery Gainey, director of Law Enforcement Relations, Victim Services & Criminal Justice Programs at the Florida Office of the Attorney General, was the guest speaker at the luncheon event, held at the Southwest Florida Public Service Academy in Fort Myers.
The Southwest Florida Jail Leadership Initiative is a joint effort with five counties (Collier, Lee, Glades, Hendry and Lee), Southwest Florida Public Service Academy and American Jail Association to prepare future leaders in the corrections field.
The 19-member graduating class included six from CCSO: Lt. Joe Williams, Lt. Shirley Noya, Sgt. Joan Capo, Sgt. David Dellinger, Sgt. Ben Lopez, and Sgt. Erik Miller.