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2018 Hate Crime Statistics Released

Mon, 11/11/2019 - 23:00
The number of hate crime incidents reported to the FBI decreased slightly from 2017 to 2018, according to the Uniform Crime Reporting Program’s annual Hate Crime Statistics report.

Events Mark 100 Years of African-American Agents

Fri, 11/08/2019 - 07:33
Current and former African-American special agents joined the FBI Director in celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Bureau’s first African-American special agent, who was appointed in 1919 and set the course for generations to follow.

Serving with STEM

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 23:00
Science, technology, engineering, and math are integral to nearly every FBI investigation. One FBI cryptanalyst who uses STEM skills daily to decipher codes and help solve cases is also hard at work promoting forensic science to the next generation.

No Average Call

Thu, 11/07/2019 - 02:34
The FBI’s National Threat Operations Center works day and night to ensure each of the calls and electronic tips it receives is evaluated rapidly and handled appropriately.

The Case of the Stolen Lemur

Wed, 11/06/2019 - 01:56
A man who broke into a California zoo after hours and stole an endangered ring-tailed lemur—the oldest in captivity in North America—will be spending time in prison.

Curbing Car Crimes

Wed, 10/30/2019 - 23:00
On the 100th anniversary of the passage of the Dyer Act, which made interstate car theft a federal crime, we look back at how the law led to the FBI of today.

Director Addresses IACP

Tue, 10/29/2019 - 03:30
At the International Association of Chiefs of Police annual conference, Director Christopher Wray discussed how the FBI’s commitment to work collaboratively with its law enforcement partners is one of four key leadership principles driving the Bureau’s work.

FBI Course ELEVATEs Victim Services

Fri, 10/25/2019 - 02:00
A mass casualty exercise culminated a new 10-week course designed to show what it takes to start and operate an effective and sustainable victim services program inside a law enforcement agency.

Protecting Every Voice

Wed, 10/23/2019 - 00:00
The FBI's Protected Voices initiative provides a suite of resources to help political campaigns—and the American public—understand the current methods and tactics being used by foreign adversaries to influence U.S. elections and how to protect against them.

Hate Crime Perpetrator Sentenced

Fri, 10/18/2019 - 07:05
An Ohio tenant who painted racial slurs and imagery on his former rental home is now serving a federal prison sentence for hate crimes.

Phishing the Famous

Tue, 10/15/2019 - 00:00
A Georgia man who used phishing techniques to steal celebrities' credit card numbers and use them fraudulently has been sentenced to prison for his crimes.

Leo James McClairen: An Unheralded Pioneer

Thu, 10/10/2019 - 08:19
As the FBI’s first African-American special agent in the Deep South, Leo James McClairen served with distinction and paved the way for future generations of minority investigators and professional staff.

Samuel Little: Confessions of a Killer

Sun, 10/06/2019 - 04:00
The FBI is seeking the public’s help in identifying some of the victims of Samuel Little, who has been confirmed as the nation’s most prolific serial killer after confessing to 93 murders between 1970 and 2005.

The Need for Lawful Access

Fri, 10/04/2019 - 02:07
FBI Director Christopher Wray joined officials at the Department of Justice in asking technology firms to work with law enforcement to find solutions that balance online privacy and security with the need to protect children and communities from harm.

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 00:00
Held every October, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure every American has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online.

2018 Crime Statistics Released

Mon, 09/30/2019 - 00:00
According to the FBI's annual Crime in the United States report, both violent crime and property crime decreased in 2018 when compared to statistics from the previous year.

Practiced and Prepared

Fri, 09/27/2019 - 01:00
FBI Hostage Rescue Team trainees tested and honed their skills in a land, water, and air-based exercise alongside state and local partners in Charleston, South Carolina.

Theft Leads to Foster Care Agency’s Closure

Mon, 09/23/2019 - 21:00
FBI agents and forensic accountants found the leader of an Oregon foster care agency stole nearly $1 million while employees went without pay and children without basic necessities.

The Killing Fields

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 19:00
The FBI and local police are seeking clues in the unsolved murders of four women whose bodies were discovered in a remote wooded field in a small Texas town between Houston and Galveston.

Fingerprint Technology Helps Solve Cold Case

Fri, 09/13/2019 - 03:37
Advancements in fingerprint technology helped the FBI and state law enforcement partners find and bring to justice a man who kidnapped and sexually assaulted a young girl in Pennsylvania two decades ago.