FSU Panama City Announces New Master's Degree Program in Law Enforcement Intelligence

PANAMA CITY, Fla. - Those looking to further their career in law enforcement may not have to travel far.

On Tuesday, Florida State University, Panama City announced a brand new master's program in law enforcement intelligence. The program begins this fall and will be housed within the College of Applied Sciences. The university wants to attract a diverse group of applicants for the program including military members, or current law enforcement agents. The faculty will be just as diverse, all with real world experience in law enforcement intelligence.

"The need for the job is obvious but the need for good information so we can provide a lot of these crimes, both domestic and international crime, is really high," said Florida State University public safety and security officer Tom Kelley.

Bay County Sheriff Tommy Ford, Panama City Police Chief Scott Ervin and representatives from Beach Police were all at the announcement to show their support for the program. 

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