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Jul 25, 2018 12 tweets 12 min read
The #FBI is turning 110! Follow along as we remember 11 decades in 11 days. Today we will highlight some of our milestones and significant cases from the early 2000s. #FBI110 In 2000 the #FBI's first Regional Computer Forensics Laboratory opened in San Diego. Today RCFLs across the country provide law enforcement agencies with technical support and training in support of criminal investigations. #FBI110 rcfl.gov
Jul 24, 2018 8 tweets 9 min read
The #FBI is turning 110! Follow along as we remember 11 decades in 11 days. Today we will highlight milestones and significant cases from the 1990s. #FBI110 In 1991 the #FBI Computer Analysis and Response Team (CART) began operating within the FBI Laboratory. CART supports investigations through the examination of computers and media. Learn more about the work of our #technology branch here: ow.ly/ixAc30l5RNn #FBI110
Jul 22, 2018 5 tweets 5 min read
In 1972, the #FBI Academy opened a new training facility on the U.S. Marine Corps Base at Quantico, Virginia. @MCB_Quantico fbi.gov/services/train… #FBI110 In 1972, J. Edgar Hoover died in his sleep at the age of 77; he had been #FBI Director for almost 48 years. President Nixon appointed L. Patrick Gray III to be the Acting Director. fbi.gov/history/direct… #FBI110
Jul 21, 2018 4 tweets 4 min read
In 1964 the #FBI diligently investigated the kidnapping and murder of three civil rights volunteers in Mississippi, and continued to pursue the perpetrators over the next 40 years, bringing the last one to justice in 2005. fbi.gov/history/famous… #FBI110 The #FBI conducted some 25,000 interviews and ran down tens of thousands of leads following the murder of President John F. Kennedy in 1963. 50 years later, former SA Robert Frazier recalled working on the case. Watch here: fbi.gov/news/stories/t… #FBI110
Jul 20, 2018 4 tweets 4 min read
The #FBI Ten #MostWanted Fugitives Program launched in 1950 to bring national attention to dangerous criminals who have avoided capture. To date, 519 fugitives have appeared on the list. #FBI110 fbi.gov/wanted #FugitiveFriday In 1950 British agents arrested Soviet spy Klaus Fuchs after FBI agents helped make counterintelligence use of telegrams decrypted & decoded by Army experts. The work, later code named Venona, was key to advancing #FBI #counterintelligence program. #FBI110 fbi.gov/history/histor…
Jul 19, 2018 5 tweets 4 min read
In 1940, President Roosevelt gave #FBI undercover agents authorization to gather intelligence about Nazi threats in western hemisphere. Over 7 years, 340 personnel made up the Special Intelligence Service. #FBI110 fbi.gov/history/brief-… In 1941, the current #FBI seal came into limited use. The prior seal was the DOJ seal w/ extra band for FBI & the motto, “Fidelity, Bravery, and Integrity.” Special Agent Leo Gauthier created a new design, which has been the symbol ever since. #FBI110 fbi.gov/history/seal-m…