Sheriff Leo Dutton takes professionalism seriously. Captains with Lewis and Clark County are required to posses or be eligible to apply for a P.O.S.T. Advance certificate. Captains are required to obtain a P.O.S.T. Command Staff certificate within 15 months of taking the position. To gain a wider field of leadership and administrative techniques, Sheriff Leo Dutton requires his command staff to attend the Federal Bureau Investigations (FBI) National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Internationally known for its academic excellence, it's a ten-week advanced leadership and management training combining focused classroom and physical training for selected law enforcement officers with proven records as professionals with their agencies.