Waterloo Police Lieutenant Corbin Payne was one of two hundred and sixty six law enforcement officers from around the world that recently graduated from the 247th Session of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. The National Academy 247th Session began October 3rd, 2011 and culminated with the graduation ceremony on December 16th, 2011.  The Director of the FBI, Robert S. Muller III was the principal speaker at the ceremony.

The 247th Session of the National Academy consisted of men and women from all 50 states, 26 international countries, 4 military organizations and 3 federal civilian organizations.

Internationally know for it's academic excellence, the National Academy Program, held at the FBI Academy, offered 11 weeks of advanced investigative, management and physical fitness training for selected officers having proven records as professionals within their agencies.  Training for the program is provided by FBI Academy instructional staff, Special Agents, DEA staff and assisting staff from the University of Virginia whom hold advanced degrees, many of whom are recognized internationally in their fields of expertise.

During the sixteen years that Lieutenant Payne has been with the Waterloo Police Department he has had the opportunity to work in a variety of assignments in different divisions including Patrol, Tactical Unit, Drug Crime Unit, Bike Patrol, Citizens Response Unit and Tri-County Drug Enforcement Task Force.  Lieutenant Payne is also a graduate of Wartburg College.