Manchester Officer Completes FBI National Academy Program

Lt. Vincent Manco. (Photo courtesy Manchester Police)

MANCHESTER – A Manchester police officer was one of 223 to graduate from the prestigious FBI National Academy recently.

Lt. Vincent Manco completed the 271st session of the national academy in Quantico, Virginia. The program hosted law enforcement members from 48 states, Washington, D.C., 18 international countries, five military and five federal civilian organizations.

Manco completed the 10-week program that teaches advanced communication, leadership, and fitness training. He was one of 24 from New Jersey, and the first from Manchester Township Police, to attend.

Manco started with Manchester Township Police in 1999. He was promoted to sergeant in 2008 and lieutenant in 2012. He’s received more than 20 departmental awards, among them the Medal of Honor, the department’s highest honor.

from left to right: Lt. Robert Dolan, Lt. Vincent Manco, Lt. James Sharkey, Ptl. Peter Manco, Lt. James Komsa. (Photo courtesy Manchester Police)