FISD Chief of Police Earns FBI Trilogy Awards

FBI LEEDAOn Friday, February 27, Gerardo Arranaga, Frenship ISD Chief of Police, was formally recognized for his completion of the FBI–LEEDA (Law Enforcement Executive Development Association) TRILOGY program. For his completion, Arranaga was issued the LEEDA Trilogy Lapel Pin, Uniform Award and plaque. These awards are issued to those who successfully attend the FBI-LEEDA’s Supervisor Leadership Institute, Command Leadership Institute and Executive Leadership Institute. This award is known as the FBI-LEEDA TRILOGY Award.

FBI–LEEDA’s membership includes law enforcement executives throughout the United States, U.S. territories, and foreign countries. FBI – LEEDA provides graduates with a vehicle for continued networking and educational opportunities. FBI–LEEDA offers leadership and management seminars to law enforcement agencies throughout the United States.

The FBI-LEEDA Institutes are cutting-edge programs built where attendees enhance their leadership competencies by engaging in personality diagnostics, leadership case studies, mentoring, developing people, performance management, risk management and credibility. The dynamic, intensive and challenging programs specifically and uniquely designed to prepare law enforcement leaders for command level positions. Their focus is to provide real life contemporary, best-practice strategies and techniques for those aspiring to command level assignments. Students engage in such topics as credibility, command discipline and liability, dealing with problem employees, and leading change within an organization.

The FBI-LEEDA TRILOGY is an outstanding leadership concept and will complement Arranaga’s 2011 graduation from the Sam Houston State University, LEMIT – Leadership Command Collage, the most comprehensive program offered by the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT) and SHSU.

Arranaga has been employed as a police officer with Frenship ISD since 1998 and has served the six years as the district’s Chief of Police. He holds a Master Peace Officer certification, the highest peace officer certification issued by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. He also holds other TCOLE law enforcement certifications ranging from instructor to special investigator.  Arranaga’s training and experiences range across more than 17 years as a Texas Peace Officer.