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The Homegrown Threat

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FBI Seeks Contract Linguists

Are you interested in the contract linguist program?

If you are a U.S. citizen having lived in the U.S. for three of the last five years and are willing to undergo language proficiency testing, a security interview, a polygraph examination and a background investigation, please forward your resume to the regional Foreign Language Coordinator at NorfolkFLP@FBI.gov today to get started.

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Richmond, VA 23228
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Counties and cities covered by HQ City: Amelia, Brunswick, Charles City, Chesterfield, City of Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie, City of Emporia, Goochland, Greensville, Hanover, Henrico, City of Hopewell, King William, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, New Kent, Nottoway, City of Petersburg, Powhatan, Prince Edward, Prince George, City of Richmond, Surry, and Sussex

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David W. Archey

Assistant Special Agents in Charge

  • Neil Mathison
  • Christopher Derrickson 

Resident Agencies

Along with our main office in Richmond, we have six satellite offices, known as resident agencies, in the area.

  • Bristol
    • Counties and cities covered: City of Bristol, Buchanan, Dickenson, Grayson, Lee, City of Norton, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, and Wise
  • Charlottesville
    • Counties and cities covered: Albemarle, Augusta, City of Charlottesville, Culpeper, Fluvanna, Greene, City of Harrisonburg, Highland, Louisa, Madison, Nelson, Orange, Rockingham, City of Staunton, and City of Waynesboro
  • Fredericksburg
    • Counties and cities covered: Caroline, Essex, King George, King & Queen, Lancaster, Middlesex, Northumberland, Richmond, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Westmoreland
  • Lynchburg
    • Counties and cities covered: Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, Buckingham, Campbell, Charlotte, Cumberland, City of Danville, Halifax, Henry, City of Lynchburg, City of Martinsville, Pittsylvania, and City of South Boston
  • Roanoke
    • Counties covered: Allegheny, Bath, Bland, Botetort, City of Buena Vista, Carroll, Craig, City of Clifton Forge, City of Covington, Floyd, Franklin, City of Galax, Giles, City of Lexington, Montgomery, Patrick, Pulaski, City of Radford, City of Roanoke, Rockbridge, City of Salem, and Wythe
  • Winchester
    • Counties covered: Clarke, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah, Warren, and City of Winchester