A Lowndes County Sheriff's Office investigator has completed a session at the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.
Officials say that investigator Bob Bolton graduated from the 252nd training session that consisted of two hundred and sixty-eight men and women from 49 states, the District of Columbia, 27 international countries, four military organizations and five federal law enforcement and civilian organizations.
National Academy graduates earn undergraduate and graduate credits from the University of Virginia due to the accreditation by the university of the many courses offered.
Lowndes County officials say that Investigator Bolton has served in law enforcement for a total of 33 years as a reserve officer and full time peace officer. Investigator Bolton graduated from Valdosta State University with both an undergraduate and Master's Degree in Education. Investigator Bolton joined the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office in 1994 as a reserve officer and became a full-time investigator in 2005. While attending the National Academy, Investigator Bolton earned undergraduate and graduate hours in Statement Analysis, Verbal and Non-Verbal Behavior, Psychological Mindset of Street and Prison Gangs, Behavioral Analysis of Firearms and Arson Investigations and Ethics in Law Enforcement.