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Deputy Director of National Intelligence Visits the FBI’s New York Office

FBI New York January 11, 2010

Today, David Shedd, the Deputy Director of National Intelligence (DDNI) from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), paid a visit to the FBI’s New York Office. DDNI Shedd met with members of the Intelligence, Cyber, Counterterrorism, and Counterintelligence Divisions to discuss information sharing among members of the intelligence community and to talk about ways in which all entities can continue to build strong working relationships. 

In speaking about his visit to the FBI’s New York Office, DDNI Shedd said, “It was my pleasure to meet with the FBI today and have an open discussion on matters of importance, not only to the intelligence community, but also to the safety and security of our nation.”

DDNI David Shedd and ADIC Joseph M. Demarest, Photo Credit: Rebecca Callahan, FBI

DDNI David Shedd and ADIC Joseph M. Demarest
Photo Credit: FBI New York

Acting Special Agent in Charge (A/SAC) of the FBI New York’s Intelligence Division Lauren Anderson added, “The FBI’s New York Office is comprised of talented and dedicated individuals who work hard each and every day to keep our nation safe. We recognize the need for collaboration between all members of the intelligence community and law enforcement in bringing forth a successful outcome on all fronts.” 

The FBI New York Office’s Assistant Director in Charge (ADIC) Joseph M. Demarest also met with DDNI Shedd during today’s visit. In response to their meeting, ADIC Demarest said, “Our primary asset in safeguarding our nation, our resources, and our citizens is the strong working relationships we have established with other members of the law enforcement and intelligence communities. It was my pleasure to meet with DDNI Shedd today to talk about such relationships and how we may continue to improve upon our methods of information sharing to ensure proper cooperation across the board. I look forward to future collaboration with the ODNI, among others, and am proud of what we have accomplished here today.” 

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