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The FBI National Executive Institute was established in 1976 as an intensive training program for chief executive officers of the nation‘s largest municipal, county, and state law enforcement organizations, The NEI to date has more than 500 executives who have graduated. Upon graduation they are eligible to join the NEI Associates (NEIA). It is through this association that continuous training and research occur. Each year, the NEIA conducts a training conference where current research is reported and future research planned.
The NEI seal symbolizes the past, present, and future of the law enforcement profession.
The Latin motto, "non sibi, sed patriae," translates into "not for oneself, but for one's country." This is a tribute to those officers who have made great sacrifices for the honor of their profession and also to the thousands of law enforcement officers who have died in defense of law, order, and justice.
The book of law symbolizes our rich legal heritage and a deep commitment to the rule of law with ultimate sovereignty resting with the people.
The quill of Thomas Jefferson represents the ultimate power of man's intellect and reason.
The three stars bordering each side of the seal represent the three levels of government and the corresponding levels of law enforcement. They signify the need for mutual cooperation and respect.
The scalloped edge surrounding the seal is representative of the problems confronting law enforcement at the present time and our unified resolve to face these concerns with the dedication and determination to persevere against forces of adversity.
Source: FBI Academy