The Federal Bureau of Investigation Academy’s law enforcement training and research center occupies 547 acres within Marine Corps Base Quantico in Prince William, VA.  The FBI Academy was founded in 1972 and is a full-service training facility that includes 24 classrooms, two dorms, firing ranges and the FBI Library which maintains current law enforcement information from around the world.

One of the main missions of the FBI Academy is to train new agents. Training ensures that each new agent has the knowledge, skills, commitment and fortitude to serve the FBI. The Academy also provides ongoing training to a variety of other groups including: intelligence analysts, special agents, law enforcement officers, international partners, etc.