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November 30, 2016

Loren 'Renn' Cannon Named Special Agent in Charge of the Portland Division

FBI Director James B. Comey has named Loren “Renn” Cannon as the special agent in charge of the Portland Division. Mr. Cannon most recently served as the section chief of the Leadership Development Program in the Human Resources Branch at FBI Headquarters.

Mr. Cannon entered on duty with the FBI in 1998 and began his career in the San Francisco Division, San Jose Resident Agency, where he investigated violent crime, drug trafficking organizations, and international terrorism. Mr. Cannon also served as the San Francisco SWAT senior team leader.

Throughout his career, Mr. Cannon has held leadership positions in the San Francisco Joint Terrorism Task Force, as the deputy on-scene commander in Afghanistan, and as the assistant legal attaché in Sydney, Australia.

Mr. Cannon will assume this new role in late January.