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NCSO leaders awarded FBI-LEEDA Trilogy award
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Pictured, from left, Investigator Clinton French, Sgt. Michael Cunningham, Sheriff Ezell Brown, Sgt. Cortney Morrison and Chief Deputy Jerry Carter.

COVINGTON, Ga. - Chief Deputy Jerry Carter, Sgt. Michael Cunningham, Sgt. Cortney Morrison and Investigator Clinton French of the Newton County Sheriff’s Office recently received the FBI-Law Enforcement Executive Development Association Trilogy award.  

This achievement is advanced law enforcement training through the FBI-LEEDA Supervisor Institute, Command Leadership Institute and Executive Leadership institute. Carter, Cunningham, Morrison and French completed the three trainings within six months. 

Topics covered include leadership case studies, performance and risk management, command discipline and liability, bias and diversity, social and emotional intelligence and public trust.

Each of the three courses is 4.5-day intensive, immersive programs designed for law enforcement supervisors.

The mission of FBI-LEEDA is advance the science and art of law enforcement leadership and promote the exchange of information to improve law enforcement management practices through training, education and networking among police professionals.