Lighthouse to the Community: Fostering Understanding Between Law Enforcement and the Public - Featuring FBI LEEDA Executive Director

Guardian Mindset Podcast

Apr 24 2023 • 47 mins

Episode Summary:


This episode of the Guardian Mindset Podcast features guest Jacques Battiste, the newly appointed Executive Director of FBI LEEDA. Discussing the changing landscape of law enforcement and the need for smarter training and leadership, Executive Director Jacques Battiste talks about the mission of FBI LEEDA, the challenges in law enforcement, and the importance of being a leader.

The main topics discussed in this podcast episode are:

  • Building community trust and rapport, problem-solving, and shifting from a warrior to a guardian relationship with the community.
  • The importance of human capital development and recognizing the catalysts driving issues in law enforcement.
  • Balancing work and personal life, owning up to mistakes, dealing with media and social pressure, and the impact of bitterness and hatred in law enforcement.

Tune in to gain insights into the changing landscape of law enforcement and the ways in which policing can continue to evolve to better serve their communities.


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About the Guest

Jacques S. Battiste retired from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, where he accumulated more than 22 years of experience as a Supervisory Special Agent. During his tenure at the FBI, Battiste worked internationally to conduct investigations on terrorism suspects, responded to critical incidents such as the 1996 Centennial Park bombings in Atlanta, Georgia, and USS Cole attack, and served as lead agent on several national security special events in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

Battiste brings wide-ranging experience. He served as a program manager in the FBI Counterterrorism Division Africa Fusion Cell, and oversaw intelligence analysts developing strategies to defeat terrorism in North and West Africa.

He is a trained bomb technician, deploying to high-risk locations around the world to dismantle hazardous devices and Weapons of Mass Destruction, and has also served on the Rapid Deployment and SWAT teams.

He served as a Deputy Constable/Training & Tactical Coordinator for the Orleans Constables Office 1st City Court in New Orleans.

Additionally, he previously served as the Chief of Police for Glynn County Police Department, Glynn County, GA.

Jacques S. Battiste currently serves as the newly appointed Executive Director of FBI-LEEDA.

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