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Take an inside look at our Anchorage Division—the FBI’s smallest field office—whose agents are responsible for covering the most territory of any office in the Bureau.

North to Alaska

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Take an inside look at our Anchorage Division—the FBI’s smallest field office—whose agents are responsible for covering the most territory of any office in the Bureau. That’s an area of more than 600,000 square miles, twice the size of Texas and packed with natural beauty and hard-to-reach places.

Although the Anchorage Division investigates the same types of violent crime, public corruption, and national security matters as FBI offices in the Lower 48, “there is so much that is different here,” said Special Agent in Charge Mary Frances Rook—and she’s not just referring to the bears and moose occasionally spotted on downtown Anchorage streets.

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Oct 12, 2012 12:00 PM