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The FBI Criminal Justice Information Services Division and the Pittsburgh FBI office recently fingerprinted 509 youngsters and distributed 950 National Child Identification Program kits during the “Kidapalooza” youth day at the Pittsburgh Convention Center.
The Kansas City FBI office recently hosted a CREST (Community Relations Executive Seminar Training) for the Islamic Society of Wichita which was attended by approximately 50 community members. The day-long event featured discussions of community concerns and presentations by guest speakers—including the U.S. Attorney, Kansas District—on cyber security, terrorism, civil rights and hates crimes, and the Transportation Security Agency and airport matters.
On 2/6/11, Houston FBI agent Patricia Villafranca, who also serves as that office’s community outreach coordinator, met with refugee youth who had recently arrived in the U.S. from areas of conflict around the world. The event was sponsored by the non-profit Partnership for the Advancement and Immersion of Refugees (PAIR). Young girls from Sudan and Somalia were thrilled, and a bit surprised, to learn that women could be FBI agents, and before the day was over expressed interest in becoming agents themselves one day.
The Norfolk FBI office recently hosted the first session of an eight-week teen academy with criminal justice students at Norfolk Technical Center. Norfolk Special Agent in Charge Alex Turner (shown above) talked to the 15 juniors and seniors about the FBI’s mission and priorities, and he also encouraged students to live crime-free and drug-free.
On 4/20/2011, “America's Most Wanted” host John Walsh and his crew visited the FBI’s Seattle office. David Rose, most recent recipient of the Director’s Community Leadership Award in Seattle, was part of the collaboration as the “Washington Most Wanted” crew celebrated its 200th capture. Shown above with John Walsh are several Seattle FBI employees: Special Agent Fred Gutt, Community Outreach Specialist Nakia Ray, and Public Affairs Specialist Ayn Dietrich.