Attorney Thaddeus Furlong practices law as a partner in Furlong and Drewniak, PLLC. In addition to vigorously defending criminal cases, Thad Furlong teaches law at the collegiate level. Thad Furlong also serves as an instructor at the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.
Leaders of state and local law enforcement agencies, federal agents, and military police participate in the academy, which is an invitation-only program. Every quarter, some 250 individuals study forensic procedures, fitness, and leadership skills, among other subjects.
The academy also combats terrorism through its Intelligence Training program, initiated in the wake of the 9/11 attacks. From its beginning as the College of Analytical Studies, the program has worked to strengthen the FBI’s ability to analyze and share information with other intelligence professionals on possible threats. Furthermore, the program ensures that intelligence personnel remain current on new developments in counterterrorism. It also aids other intelligence agencies in preparing their agents with the proper tradecraft.