FBI New York
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July 26, 2016

William Sweeney, Jr. Named Assistant Director in Charge of New York Division

William Sweeney, Jr. has been named assistant director in charge of the New York Division.

Mr. Sweeney most recently served as the special agent in charge of the Philadelphia Division.

Mr. Sweeney entered on duty with the FBI in 1998 and was first assigned to the Newark Division, where he primarily worked public corruption.

Throughout his career, Mr. Sweeney held leadership positions in the Newark Division, the Counterterrorism Division, the Deputy Director’s Office, and in the New York Division.

Mr. Sweeney will assume this new role in September.