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Chief Deputy Garrett Appointed to LEIC Advisory Board


HCSO Chief Deputy Austin Garrett Appointed to the Law Enforcement Innovation Center’s (LEIC) Advisory Board

Hamilton County, TN – The University of Tennessee Institute for Public Service’s Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC) announced yesterday that Chief Deputy Austin Garrett was their newest appointee to their Advisory Board. The LEIC Advisory Board is comprised of fifteen strategic partners, many of which are law enforcement leaders from across the state of Tennessee and our Nation.

“I am honored to have been asked to serve on this auspicious board which is comprised of so many talented leaders from the law enforcement profession across our great state. The LEIC and its advisory board are committed to ensuring our state’s law enforcement personnel have the best training, tools, and educational resources available to help them perform their duties while serving the citizens of our state,” stated Chief Deputy Austin Garrett.

Formed in 1997, LEIC is a leading training and technical assistance provider for the law enforcement community across the nation. Over the past 15 years, more than 30,000 law enforcement officers, other criminal justice practitioners, public safety workers, public school personnel, and community members have completed LEIC training and educational programs. The Law Enforcement Innovation Center’s target audiences have grown from traditional law enforcement professionals to include other public safety personnel in diverse areas of the criminal justice system, including cybercrime, corrections, safe schools, substance abuse, safe neighborhoods, cold cases, and missing persons, as well as community policing and practices.

LEIC’s project design and delivery strategies are based on extensive project management expertise with local, state, and federal training and technical assistance projects.

Please join with us as we offer Chief Deputy Garrett our congratulations on his recent appointment.

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