Longmont, Colorado Sheriff Mike Evans of the
Calvert County Sheriff's Office completed participation in the 84th
Session of the National Sheriff's Institute (NSI) held in Longmont, Colorado
April 27th - May 9, 2003. This session is offered to newly elected
Sheriffs in their first term at no costs. Sheriff Evans was awarded his degree
of completion from Mr. Larry Solomon, Deputy Director, National Institute of
Corrections and Sheriff Tommy Ferrell, President, NSA.
The National Sheriffs' Institute is the only
national executive development program designed for Sheriffs. Sheriff Evans was
joined by 34 other Sheriffs from across the country to address the pressing
issues faced by Sheriffs. During the NSI 84th session, Sheriff Evans
and the other Sheriffs discussed the numerous ways to respond to the emerging
and continuing issues in criminal justice and public safety such as, homeland
security, school violence, court security, drugs, and community relations in the
current context of increase awareness for public safety.
Fred G. Wilson, NSA Director of Training,
said, "Sheriff Evans is a tremendous credit to Calvert County and he represents
all of the Sheriffs of our Nation well. It is an honor to have Sheriff Evans
join the over 3,000 graduates of the NSI since 1970."
The National Institute of Corrections is a
division of the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Prisons. The NIC has been
a long-time sponsor of the NSI and is the premier national resource for jail
operations, design, and programming.
The National Sheriffs' Association (NSA) is a
non-profit professional association located in Alexandria, Virginia. NSA
represents the nearly 3,100 elected Sheriffs across the Nation and has more than
20,000 members including Deputy Sheriffs, other law enforcement professionals,
students, and others. Throughout its sixty-four year history, NSA has served as
an information clearinghouse for Sheriffs, Deputies, Chiefs of Police, other law
enforcement professionals, state governments, and the federal government. NSA
also provides management training for Sheriffs and their command personnel in
school safety, court security, and administers the highly successful National
Neighborhood Watch and Triad Programs.
For more information concerning the Calvert
County Sheriff's Office you may visit the website at: www.calvertcountysheriff.us