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National Police Week 2019

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 06:20
The FBI joins the nation in honoring local, state, and federal law enforcement officers—including its own agents—who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.

Seeking Tips, Pursuing Justice

Mon, 05/13/2019 - 02:43
During Police Week, the FBI is intensifying its efforts to identify and arrest fugitives believed to be involved in the assault or murder of law enforcement officers.

Honoring Special Agent Edwin R. Woodriffe

Fri, 05/10/2019 - 07:01
As the FBI celebrates 100 years of African-American special agents, we remember the first African-American FBI agent killed in the line of duty, who was honored during a street renaming ceremony in his native Brooklyn, New York, 50 years after his death.

New Top Ten Fugitive

Wed, 05/08/2019 - 02:00
Arnoldo Jimenez, an Illinois man wanted for allegedly murdering his new bride less than 24 hours after marrying her, has been named to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list.

LEOKA Report Released

Mon, 05/06/2019 - 00:39
A total of 106 officers were killed in the line of duty last year—an increase from 2017—according to the FBI's Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted, 2018 report, released today.

Director’s Community Leadership Awards

Fri, 05/03/2019 - 00:00
In a ceremony at FBI Headquarters, Director Christopher Wray honored 57 individuals and organizations who are meeting a need, answering a call to serve, and working to make communities safer and stronger.

International Kidnappings

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 05:00
On the rare occasion that an American is kidnapped and held overseas, an FBI-led network of experienced investigators, negotiators, and foreign liaisons are in place to assist.

Help for 9/11 Responders

Mon, 04/29/2019 - 00:30
A looming deadline for 9/11 responders to sign up for health benefits is leading to renewed efforts inside the Bureau to make sure everyone who worked the expansive crime scenes accesses the health resources available to them.

National Security Threat Landscape

Fri, 04/26/2019 - 04:02
During remarks at the Council on Foreign Relations, FBI Director Christopher Wray described a threat landscape ranging from terrorism to cybercrime to espionage, specifically calling out the Chinese government for its sweeping spying and hacking efforts.

2018 IC3 Report Released

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 03:34
Statistics gathered by the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) for 2018 show Internet-enabled theft, fraud, and exploitation remain pervasive and were responsible for a staggering $2.7 billion in financial losses last year.

Opioid Takedown

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 07:05
As part of the Appalachian Regional Prescription Opioid Strike Force, the FBI joined partner agencies in announcing the largest law enforcement action to date against illegal opioid prescribers.

The Flying Bank Robber

Mon, 04/15/2019 - 06:45
Frank Sprenz, a former Ten Most Wanted Fugitive and prolific criminal who, among other offenses, stole small planes and flew to various cities to evade the law, was arrested 60 years ago this week.

Bombing Plotters Sentenced

Fri, 04/12/2019 - 06:18
Three men were sentenced to federal prison after being convicted of conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction against Somali immigrants in a Kansas apartment complex.

Billion-Dollar Bust

Tue, 04/09/2019 - 05:05
Thanks to a multi-agency investigation, the FBI and Department of Justice announced charges against 24 defendants who were allegedly part of a $1.2 billion fraud scheme against Medicare—one of the largest in U.S. history.

A Rapid Deployment Team for Victims

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 22:51
The FBI’s Victim Services Response Team, a specially trained cadre of victim specialists, agents, and analysts, was established in 2005 to provide support for victims in mass casualty events.

The Pizza Connection

Fri, 04/05/2019 - 03:28
Thirty-five years after the bust of a vast, long-running Mafia drug conspiracy that touched four continents, the Pizza Connection case continues to pay dividends for partnerships, policing, and public safety.

Sexual Assault Kit Initiative

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 03:07
A nationwide push to test backlogged sexual assault kits is teaching law enforcement about the serial nature of many sexual offenders—and as we mark Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the findings offer important insights into the nation’s most underreported violent crime.

The First African-American Female Special Agent

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 00:19
As the FBI celebrates 100 years of African-American special agents and observes Women’s History Month, we remember Sylvia Mathis, the first African-American woman to serve as an FBI agent.

Operation SaboTor

Tue, 03/26/2019 - 01:30
The Joint Criminal Opioid and Darknet Enforcement (J-CODE) team is delivering results through coordinated efforts and the commitment of the nation’s law enforcement agencies to address opioid sales on the Darknet.

The Melissa Virus

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 03:57
Two decades ago, computer viruses were still relatively new notions to most Americans, but the fast-moving and destructive Melissa virus changed that in a significant way and showed many the darker side of the web.