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December 12, 2014

Paul D. Delacourt Named Special Agent in Charge of Honolulu Division

Director James B. Comey has named Paul D. Delacourt special agent in charge of the FBI’s Honolulu Division. Mr. Delacourt most recently served in the Inspection Division at FBI Headquarters (FBIHQ) in Washington, D.C., where he led reviews of field offices, national programs, shooting incidents, and special projects.

Mr. Delacourt began his career as a special agent with the FBI in 1995. He was first assigned to the Chicago Division, where he worked gang and drug investigations and was a member of the SWAT team. Following 9/11, he transferred to the Counterterrorism Division, working on a temporary assignment to the Guantanamo Bay Task Force at FBIHQ and then on a deployment to Afghanistan.

In 2003, Mr. Delacourt was promoted to supervisory special agent (SSA) in the Counterterrorism Division. In this role, he worked in the Iraq Unit and served as the program manager for the Regime Crimes Liaison Office (RCLO), a presidentially mandated Department of Justice Initiative created to investigate war crimes, genocide, and crimes against humanity committed by Saddam Hussein and others of the former Iraqi regime. Mr. Delacourt deployed to Qatar and Iraq in 2004, in support of the RCLO, and later served as the supervisor of the FBI team assigned to a Department of Defense task force working counterterrorism investigations.

From 2005 to 2009, Mr. Delacourt served as an SSA of the Atlanta Joint Terrorism Task Force, where he managed international terrorism matters in the state of Georgia. In 2007, he deployed to Afghanistan where he served as the FBI deputy on-scene commander, leading FBI counterterrorism operations and personnel. From 2009 to 2011, he served as the FBI liaison officer to a counter-narcotics task force at U.S. Pacific Command at Camp Smith, Hawaii. In 2012, he was promoted to assistant special agent in charge of the Honolulu Division.

Mr. Delacourt earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctor from Wayne State University Law School.