Special Agent in Charge Calvin Shivers

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.

Calvin Shivers named special agent in charge of the Denver Division.

In 2008, Mr. Shivers was selected as the assistant chief of the FBI’s Gang/Criminal Enterprise Section, where he managed a wide range of domestic and international operational and intelligence programs focused on narcotics trafficking and violent street gangs.

In 2013, Mr. Shivers was designated as an assistant special agent in charge in the FBI’s San Antonio Division, where he was responsible for all criminal and crisis management matters.

In June 2015, Mr. Shivers was selected as chief of the FBI’s Violent Crimes Against Children (VCAC) Section. In this capacity, he managed the FBI’s VCAC Program, which encompasses child abductions, child pornography, and child sex trafficking investigations.

In August 2016, Mr. Shivers was designated as acting special agent in charge (SAC) of the FBI’s Denver Division. In November 2016, Mr. Shivers was selected to lead the FBI Denver Division as its SAC.

Mr. Shivers earned a bachelor of science from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a Juris Doctor from The Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.