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Mark Fallon Selected as Assistant Director for Training at The Federal Law Enforcement Training Center

For Immediate Release
February 5, 2008

Connie L. Patrick, Director, Federal
Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC), is pleased to announce the selection
of Mark Fallon as the FLETC’s Assistant Director for Training. Fallon, whose appointment began on February
3, 2008, has oversight for providing leadership and direction to ten training
divisions at the headquarters facility in Glynco,
Georgia.

"Mark is highly respected at
FLETC and throughout the Federal Government for his outstanding leadership
skills and dedication to public service," said FLETC Director Patrick. “His extensive experience in law enforcement
will add a new dimension to training.”

Prior to joining the FLETC Executive Team,
Fallon spent more than 25 years as a Naval Criminal Investigative Service
(NCIS) special agent. Fallon’s
assignments with NCIS included the Director of the NCIS Training Academy; Deputy
Assistant Director for Training; Deputy Assistant Director for Counterterrorism;
Deputy Commander and Special Agent in Charge of the Department of Defense (DOD)
Criminal Investigation Task Force; Chief of Counterintelligence Operations,
Europe, Africa, Middle East Division; Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the
NCIS Europe Field Office; Resident Agent in Charge of NCIS Philadelphia
Resident Agency; Special Agent in Charge of the NCIS Kings Bay Resident Agency,
and Special Operations Squad Leader of the NCIS Washington, DC
Field Office. His first sworn federal
law enforcement job was with the US
Marshals Service in Newark,
NJ, in February 1979.

The New Jersey native has been
awarded the Armed Service Civilian Service Medal, the US Army Distinguished
Civilian Service Medal, the US Secret Service Director’s Honor Award, the DOD
Special Award for Counterintelligence, the Department of the Navy Civilian
Service Medal, the DOD Award for the Most Outstanding Action/Innovation, the
NCIS Special Operations Commendation and the Fraternal Order of Police Award of
Merit. He earned a Bachelor of Science
degree in the Administration of Justice from Roger
Williams College
in Bristol, Rhode Island.

The FLETC trains the majority of
Federal officers and agents. In addition
to providing training to more than 80 Federal partner organizations, FLETC also
provides training to state, local, tribal, and international police in selected
advanced programs; graduates over 60,000 students annually; and is the largest
law enforcement training organization in the country.

Headquartered on a 1600-acre campus
at Glynco, near Brunswick, Georgia, the FLETC also operates facilities in Artesia, New Mexico; Charleston, South Carolina;
and Cheltenham, Maryland. The FLETC also has oversight responsibility on behalf of the Department
of Homeland Security for the International Law Enforcement Academies at Gabarone, Botswana;
and San Salvador, El Salvador.