Michigan State Police Commander Graduates from FBI AcademyContact:
Insp. Stanley Rogers, Assistant Eighth District Commander, (906) 225-7030Agency:
Issued: October 18, 2013
Gladstone, MICH. The Michigan State Police (MSP) is pleased to announce F/Lt. Gregory S. Cunningham has graduated from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.
Cunningham is commander of the MSP Gladstone Post and was among 208 students who recently graduated from the 254th session of the FBI National Academy. The 254th session consisted of men and women from 48 states, 22 international countries, three military organizations and one federal civilian organization.
While attending the FBI Academy, Cunningham completed 10 weeks of executive leadership, ethics, constitutional and labor law, advanced investigative, and fitness training. He also participated in the 254th Session Leadership Challenge. F/Lieutenant Cunningham received instruction from FBI Academy staff, special agents and other FBI leaders holding advanced degrees, many of whom are internationally recognized in their field of expertise. This achievement now places him among the 46,482 who have attended the National Academy since its inception in July 1935.
Cunningham enlisted with the department in 1995, graduating as a member of the 111th Trooper Recruit School. He was first assigned as a trooper to the Stephenson Post and later served at the Sault Ste. Marie, Gladstone, Iron Mountain, and now Gladstone Posts. In his 18 years with the MSP, Cunningham has held the ranks of trooper, sergeant, detective sergeant, and first lieutenant.
Cunningham is a former veteran of the U.S. Air Force with 8 years of active duty. He is a native of Carrollton, Ohio and currently resides in Rapid River, Mich. where he resides with his wife Tamie and daughter.