FBI Miami Citizens Academy



Educate community leaders about the inner working, roles and responsibilities of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and interface how local communities and citizens play a key role in the FBI's successful operation



Foster a working and collaborative relationship with community leaders to facilitate the strengthening of alliances with the local communities they serve



Upon completing the FBI Miami Citizens Academy, graduates have the opportunity and are encouraged to continue their relationship with the FBI Miami Division as a member of the FBI Miami Citizens Academy Alumni Association


Academy Requirements:

  •  Potential Academy attendees must be business, civic, religious community leaders nominated by the Bureau employee, or Citizens Academy graduate and approved by the Special Agent in Charge (SAC) in Miami
  •  Must be 21 years of age  
  • No prior felony convictions 
  • Must live/work in the jurisdiction of the FBI Miami field office
  • Must consent to and pass a background and security clearance
  • ​Must sign a non-disclosure form

*Video: Past President Tammy Denbo