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August 16, 2016

John Brown Named Special Agent in Charge of Administrative Branch for Los Angeles Division

FBI Director James B. Comey has named John Brown as the special agent in charge of the Administrative Branch for the Los Angles Division. Mr. Brown most recently served as an assistant special agent in charge for the Chicago Division.

Mr. Brown entered on duty with the FBI as a special agent in 1999 and was first assigned to the Chicago Division, where he worked primarily counterintelligence matters. In 2004, Mr. Brown deployed to Iraq in support of FBI Operations. Mr. Brown also served as a senior executive in the FBI’s Cyber Division, a unit chief in the FBI’s Counterterrorism Division, and as a supervisory special agent of an international terrorism squad in Chicago. In 2010 and 2011, Mr. Brown also served on active duty with United States Army deployed to Kandahar, Afghanistan.

Mr. Brown will assume this new role at the end of October.