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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CONTACT:          Fred G. Wilson
     
May 9, 2003   703-838-5322       fwilson@sheriffs.org
Mike Evans

Completes 84th Session of National Sheriffs' Institute Sponsored 

by

NATIONAL SHERIFFS' ASSOCIATION (NSA)

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF CORRECTIONS (NIC)

 

 

 

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