Calvin A. Shivers entered on duty with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on November 18, 1990. Upon graduation from the FBI Academy in March 1991, he was assigned to the Lafayette Resident Agency in the FBI’s New Orleans Division where he worked violent crime, drugs, gangs, white-collar crime, and public corruption matters.
In 1996, Mr. Shivers was selected as a supervisory special agent (SSA) in the Personnel Resources Unit at FBIHQ, where he managed the FBI’s National Recruiting program.
In 1999, he was designated as an SSA in the Counterterrorism Division. In support of the FBI’s counterterrorism mission, Mr. Shivers has been deployed twice to Iraq and once to Istanbul, Turkey.
In 2001, Mr. Shivers was designated as an SSA in the FBI’s Washington Field Office, where he supervised a Violent Crime Squad and a Safe Streets Task Force (SSTF). His SSTF used the RICO statute to dismantle violent street gangs in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.
In 2006, Mr. Shivers returned to FBIHQ as the chief of the FBI’s Safe Streets and Gang Unit. In this capacity, he managed the FBI’s Gang Program and 140 SSTFs throughout the country.