Passick completes FBI training Captain Chad Passick of the Vermillion Police Department was one of 269 law enforcement officers who graduated on June 6 from the FBI National Academy Program at Quantico, VA. Captain Passick was the only South Dakota law enforcement official in the session. The 233rd Session of the National Academy consisted of men and women from 48 states, the District of Columbia and Guam, 29 international countries, four military organizations, and two federal civilian organizations. Internationally known for its academic excellence, the National Academy Program, held at the FBI Academy, offers 10 weeks of advanced investigative, management and fitness training for selected officers having proven records as professionals within their agencies. On average, these officers have 19 years of law enforcement experience and usually return to their agencies to serve in executive-level positions. Training for the program is provided by FBI Academy instructional staff, special agents, and other staff members holding advanced degrees, many of whom are recognized internationally in their fields of expertise. Captain Passickâ�?�?s graduation brings the total of Vermillion officers who have attended the National Academy three. Art Mabry, chief of police, and Lowell Oswald, detective, are also National Academy graduates.