Aaron T. Ford Named Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s Memphis Division

November 8, 2011

The Federal Bureau of Investigation on November 7, 2011 released the following:

“Director Robert S. Mueller, III has named Aaron T. Ford special agent in charge of the FBI’s Memphis Division. Mr. Ford most recently served as an inspector in the FBI’s Inspection Division at FBI Headquarters (FBIHQ) since August 2010. He oversaw field office and FBIHQ inspections, shooting incident review teams, audits, and special inquiries.

Mr. Ford began his career as an FBI agent in August 1985. His first assignment was to the St. Louis Division, where he worked violent crime and organized crime matters. He was also a SWAT team member, where he participated in the execution of numerous high-risk threats, search warrants, and protective details.

In June 1989, Mr. Ford transferred to the Newark Division. He served as team leader on the SWAT team. In August 1998, he was promoted to supervisory special agent on a drug squad.

Two years later, in January 2000, he became a supervisor for the public corruption/civil rights squad. In August 2005, he was assigned as supervisory special resident agent of the Red Bank Resident Agency. While in this role, he supervised all criminal matters.

Mr. Ford returned to FBIHQ in February 2006 as a team leader in the Inspection Division, where he served until August 2007. He participated in the auditing of all FBI programs. In October 2007, he made his way back to the Newark Division as assistant special agent in charge. Mr. Ford oversaw the administrative branch and later the criminal enterprise branch.

Prior to his FBI career, he served as a special agent with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Mr. Ford investigated violent crime, fugitive, drug, and corruption cases.

Mr. Ford is a native of Atlanta, Georgia. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in criminology from Tennessee State University and a Juris Doctor degree from Rutgers School of Law.”

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Timothy J. Delaney Named Special Agent in Charge of the Criminal Division at the Los Angeles Field Office

September 1, 2011

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on August 31, 2011 released the following:

“Director Robert S. Mueller, III named Timothy J. Delaney special agent in charge of the FBI’s Criminal Division at the Los Angeles Field Office. Mr. Delaney most recently served as section chief for the New Agent’s Training Program Section in the FBI’s Training Division. In this role, he was responsible for the development and delivery of training programs for new special agents.

Mr. Delaney completed new agent training in Quantico, Virginia in 1991. He worked in the New York Field Office for nine years, where was assigned to the Manhattan office and investigated a variety of white-collar crime matters.

After serving in New York, Mr. Delaney was promoted to unit chief at FBI Headquarters in the Criminal Investigative Division’s Health Care Fraud Unit from July 2000 to December 2004. He oversaw the efforts of more than 400 investigators and managed a budget of more than $114 million. In this role, he was also a frequent lecturer on health care fraud at major conferences and training sessions.

From January 2005 to June 2008, Mr. Delaney served as assistant special agent in charge in the Miami Field Office. He managed division’s white-collar crime, cyber, and civil rights programs. In addition to this, he oversaw the efforts of special agents and intelligence analysts. While in Miami, the division dismantled criminal enterprises resulting in convictions of Washington, D.C. lobbyist Jack Abramoff, several county commissioners, and three police corruption rings.

Mr. Delaney is a native of Queens, New York. Prior to the start of his FBI career in 1991, he graduated from Sienna College in Albany, New York with a degree in accounting. He worked in investment banking at Banque Paribas in New York City and served five years in the U.S. Army Reserves, leaving as a first lieutenant. Mr. Delaney is married and has three children.”

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New FBI Deputy Director

September 1, 2011

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on August 31, 2011 released the following:

“Director Robert S. Mueller, III has announced that after 23 years of service, Deputy Director Timothy P. Murphy will retire from the FBI next month to take a position in the private sector. He has appointed Executive Assistant Director Sean M. Joyce to serve as the FBI’s next deputy director.

Director Mueller noted, “Tim Murphy has earned the respect and admiration of his FBI colleagues and that of the entire law enforcement and intelligence community. He will be missed.”

Mr. Murphy entered on duty as a special agent in September 1988. Since joining the FBI, his assignments included work in the Newark, Tampa, and Washington, D.C. Field Offices. He also served as special agent in charge of the Cincinnati Field Office. His positions at FBI Headquarters included assistant director of the Finance Division and associate deputy director. In the field, he managed investigative matters ranging from counterterrorism and organized crime to special operations.

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Mr. Joyce began his Bureau career as a special agent in 1987. He was first assigned to the Dallas Division, where he investigated violent crimes. He later worked on Colombian drug matters out of the Miami Field Office. In 1994, he became a member of the Bureau’s Hostage Rescue Team.

In 1998, Mr. Joyce returned to the Dallas Field Office and become a supervisory special agent over the violent crimes squad in 2001. He earned the Attorney General’s Award for Exceptional Service in 2004 for his work on a Dallas Division counterterrorism squad. He received the same award again a year later for his work on another counterterrorism matter.

In 2007, he joined the Washington Field Office as an assistant special agent in charge. The following year, he was named chief of the Counterterrorism Division’s International Terrorism Operations Section, with responsibility for international terrorism matters within the United States.

In 2009, Mr. Joyce was appointed assistant director of the FBI’s International Operations Division. He had previously served as the legal attaché in Prague and received an award for investigative excellence for his work in that country.

Since 2010, Mr. Joyce has been serving as executive assistant director of the National Security Branch, where he is responsible for the Bureau’s national security and intelligence operations.

Director Mueller said, “Sean Joyce has made tremendous contributions to the Bureau and met tough challenges head-on. I have every expectation that he will do the same as deputy director.””

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Jennifer S. Love Named Assistant Director of the FBI’s Security Division

August 25, 2011

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on August 25, 2011 released the following:

“Director Robert S. Mueller, III has named Jennifer S. Love assistant director of the FBI’s Security Division. Ms. Love most recently served as acting assistant director of the FBI’s Inspection Division.

Ms. Love began her career with the FBI as a financial analyst in the St. Louis Division and completed new agents training in Quantico, Virginia in 1987. She started her career as an FBI special agent in the New Orleans Division, then the Chicago Division, and later returned to the New Orleans Division’s Baton Rouge Resident Agency. Ms. Love investigated white-collar crime, violent crime, and civil rights matters.

In 1997, she was appointed as a supervisory special agent in the Office of Professional Responsibility at FBI Headquarters. Ms. Love transferred to the Philadelphia Division in 1999 in a supervisory role, where she led a white-collar crime/computer intrusions squad.

Ms. Love was named assistant special agent in charge in the Baltimore Field Office in 2002. Then in 2005, she returned to Headquarters as section chief in the Counterterrorism Division. She oversaw administrative functions and programs, and later oversaw the Counterterrorism Division’s Communication Exploitation Section.

In 2006, Ms. Love reported to the Washington Field Office as special agent in charge of the Criminal Division. She was appointed as special agent in charge of the Richmond Division in 2008. In 2010, she served as deputy assistant director in the Inspection Division, where she oversaw the Office of Inspections, Inspection Strategic Analysis Section, Internal Investigations Section, and External Audit Section.

Ms. Love is native of Mississippi and holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Jackson State University. Ms. Love worked in the private sector prior to her FBI career.”

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Stephen L. Morris Named Special Agent in Charge of the Houston Division

July 18, 2011

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on July 18, 2011 released the following:

“Director Robert S. Mueller, III named Stephen L. Morris special agent in charge of the FBI’s Houston Division. Mr. Morris most recently served as deputy assistant director in the Criminal Justice Information Services Division since March 2008.

Mr. Morris joined the FBI in 1988 as an administrative file clerk in the Honolulu Division. He completed new agent training in Quantico, Virginia in 1991 and was assigned to the El Paso Division, where he investigated white-collar crimes, violent crimes, and drug cases.

In 1996, he supervised the initiation and implementation of the El Paso criminal intelligence squad. Shortly after, he was promoted as supervisory special agent in the Criminal Investigative Division at FBI Headquarters.

While at FBI Headquarters, he supervised the FBI’s domestic and international criminal informant programs in support of violent crime, drug trafficking, white-collar crime, and terrorism investigations. In 1999, he was promoted to the Cincinnati Division as supervisory senior resident agent for the Dayton Resident Agency.

In 2003, he was promoted as assistant special agent in charge in the Houston Division. In this position, he managed the division’s white-collar crime and civil rights programs and directed the administrative and investigative operations conducted by Houston’s six resident agencies.

Mr. Morris was promoted into the Senior Executive Service in 2005 and was designated chief of the Programs Support Section in the Criminal Justice Information Services Division. Additionally, he served as program manager for the FBI’s development of the Law Enforcement National Data Exchange program.

In 2006, he returned to FBI Headquarters and was appointed as chief of the Strategic Information and Operations Center. In this position, he managed the FBI’s 24-hour global command center for strategic information and crisis management.

Mr. Morris is a South Carolina native and graduated from Hawaii Pacific University in 1990.”

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