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GBI Inspector to speak at TU on generational diversity

The Division of Criminal Justice at Thomas University will hold a presentation on General Leadership at 10 a.m. Oct. 22 in the Flowers Executive Classroom inside Smith-Bonvillian Hall. Inspector John Henien, an employee with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, will deliver the message that will focus on differences between generations and frustrations that can result when generational diversity exists. 

 Heinen began working with law enforcement in 1989 as a patrolman for the Clarke County Police Department in Athens, Ga. He has been employed with the GBI for 23 years. Heinen has worked in various fields, including the GBI Training Unit and the GBI Special Response Team/the State of Georgia SWAT Team. He also worked in the Thomasville, Kingsland, Douglas and Athens Regional Field Offices.

Heinen received a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Studies from the University of Georgia and a master’s degree in Public administration from Harvard University. He attended the 230th session of the FBI National Academy and served as the past president of the National Alliance of State Drug Enforcement Agencies. He currently serves as a member of the Investigative Division Command Staff at GBI Headquarters with responsibilities over several regional offices and special investigative units.

Heinen currently teaches college level Criminal Justice classes and was appointed to the University of Georgia Criminal Justice Alumni Advisory Board.

For more information, contact Lori Battle at (229) 869-5526.

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