Michael Blain is an alumnus of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and has a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. He is an advocate of professional development and continuous education and promotes this through his continuous interactions in the law enforcement community within his agency and collegiate institutions in the ever evolving landscape of law enforcement.
Michael Blain has been with the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office for 22 years. During his tenure with the agency, he has obtained certification in many areas of criminal investigation and law enforcement management and obtained certification through distinguished programs which includes Advanced Crime Scene Technician Program, Homicide Investigation and Cybercrime Investigation. He is a graduate of the School of Law Enforcement Supervision, Internet Crimes Against Children Supervision and The Arkansas Leader. He has certification in Command Leadership from the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Association and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy in Quantico Virginia and has a certificate of Criminal Justice Education from the University of Virginia.
He is a certified law enforcement instructor and teaches law enforcement courses related to the field of criminal investigations. These areas include interview and interrogation techniques, response to crime scene and preservation, crime scene processing and documentation and court room testimony. He also instructs specialized courses in cybercrimes investigations and electronic evidence collection and documentation. Michael Blain is an adjunct instructor with the Criminal Justice Institute of Arkansas in association with the University of Arkansas.
Michael Blain is a part of several law enforcement organizations which include the FBI National Academy Association, FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Association and the International Crime Scene Investigators Association.