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January 26, 2017

Eric Jackson Named Special Agent in Charge of the Dallas Division

FBI Director James B. Comey has named Eric Jackson as the special agent in charge of the Dallas Division. Mr. Jackson most recently served as the special agent in charge of the Kansas City Division.

Mr. Jackson entered on duty with the FBI in 1997 and was first assigned to the Tampa Division, where he investigated international terrorism, organized crime, violent crime, drug, and health care fraud cases. While in Tampa, Mr. Jackson also served as part of the hostage negotiation team.

Throughout his career, Mr. Jackson has held leadership positions in the Counterterrorism Division, in the Memphis Division as the Joint Terrorism Task Force supervisor, and in the Cyber Division at FBI Headquarters in Washington D.C.

Mr. Jackson is a native of Dallas. He attended Skyline High School, Dallas Baptist University, and Amberton University.

Mr. Jackson will assume this new role in March.