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Perrye K. Turner was named special agent in charge of the FBIas Houston Division in July 2014.
Special Agent in Charge Perrye K. Turner

1 Justice Park Drive
Houston, TX 77092
(713) 693-5000
houstonapplicants@ic.fbi.gov

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Special Agent David Baker

Applicant Coordinator
Special Agent Lisa Baldwin

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The FBI: A Career Like No Other 

At the FBI, we do complex work to achieve a simple mission: protect the American people and uphold the U.S. Constitution. Today, that translates to multiple careers for people with diverse backgrounds who all work to keep their communities and the nation safe. Explore all the ways you can find a career like no other with the FBI.

Diversity Agent Recruitment Program 

The FBI’s Diversity Agent Recruitment (DAR) Program began in 2016 with an event in Washington, D.C., that attracted several hundred potential special agents from diverse backgrounds. 

The Houston Division recently sponsored a recruiting event to attract applicants with diverse backgrounds to become special agents. Approximately 200 people attended the event, which included a video message from Director James Comey and presentations from a variety of agents about their varied paths to the Bureau.

Perrye K. Turner, special agent in charge of the FBI's Houston Division, discusses the importance of diversity as it relates to the FBI's recruitment efforts. The Houston Division recently sponsored a Diversity Agent Recruitment (DAR) event aimed at potential special agents.

Tam Dao, a special agent in the Houston Division who primarily investigates national security crimes while also serving as a professor at the University of Houston, was born in Vietnam just weeks before the fall of Saigon in 1975.

Hesham Elgamiel, a special agent who supervises a counterterrorism unit in the FBI’s Houston Division, was born and raised in Egypt and arrived in the U.S. when he was 15.

Alfred Tribble Jr., a special agent in the FBI’s Houston Division who supervises investigations into human trafficking, civil rights violations, and violent crimes against children, worked in the banking industry before joining the Bureau 25 years ago.

Jenelle Janabajal, a special agent in the Corpus Christi office of the FBI’s Houston Division, was in the U.S Marine Corps and attended law school before joining the Bureau.

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FBI Career Paths 

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The FBI offers a variety of career paths for applicants to explore. Our diverse, specialized professional teams keep our communities and our nation safe.

Student Station 

As the nation’s top law enforcement and intelligence organization, the FBI offers valuable work experience for students at every education level. With a variety of programs, internships, and entry-level career options, the FBI seeks the best and brightest students and recent graduates to bring their knowledge and skills to our diverse workforce. The FBI offers programs for students and recent graduates at every education level.