Jacob Hindberg, '08, Completes Study at U.S. Border Patrol Academy

hindberg_j.jpgJacob Hindberg, a fall semester 2008 graduate, recentlycompleted the U.S. Border Patrol Academy program in Artesia, New Mexico, and will be initially assigned to a training officer position in Texas.  

Hindberg earned his degree from the U of M, Crookston in aviation with an emphasis in law enforcement.When he completes his Field Training Officer program, he will be assigned to a North Dakota border post as his first permanent assignment.  Hindberg plans to continue building flight time, and to apply to the Aviation and Marine Division of Customs and Border Protection when he meets the minimum flight time requirements.

For more information on the aviation program at the U of M, Crookston, visit the aviation Web page.

Today the University of Minnesota, Crookston delivers more than 25 applied-science undergraduate degree programs and 50 concentrations, including several online degrees, in agriculture; arts, humanities and social sciences; business; math, science and technology; and natural resources. To learn more, visit www.UMCrookston.edu.

Contact: Mike Vivion, chief pilot, 218-281-8114 (mvivion@umn.edu); Elizabeth Tollefson, assistant director, communications, 218-281-8432 (ltollefs@umn.edu)