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Nov 17 • 4 tweets • 2 min read
At a hearing today on national security and threats to the country, #FBI Director Christopher Wray expressed that violent crime is a major priority for the FBI and where the Bureau has allocated most of its resources.
Director Wray said the #FBI also works shoulder to shoulder with state and local law enforcement partners to combat violent crime.
Nov 17 • 5 tweets • 3 min read
Happening Now: #FBI Director Christopher Wray is testifying before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on national security and threats to the country. Read his statement for record: fbi.gov/news/testimony…
Director Christopher Wray stressed that the greatest terrorism threats the country faces today are from lone actors.
Nov 16 • 4 tweets • 3 min read
At the worldwide threats hearing on Capitol Hill today, Director Christopher Wray expressed his pride in the work #FBI agents, analysts, and professional staff are doing to protect the American people.
Director Wray said the #FBI is providing updates to historically Black colleges and universities on threats being made and that the Bureau is continuing to pursue those responsible.
Nov 15 • 6 tweets • 4 min read
Happening Now: #FBI Director Christopher Wray is testifying before the House Homeland Security Committee at a hearing on Worldwide Threats to the Homeland. Read his statement for the record. fbi.gov/news/testimony…
Director Christopher Wray discussed how serious the current threat landscape is and that the #FBI is rising to the challenges to protect the American people.
Nov 14 • 6 tweets • 4 min read
Today, the #FBI released its third quarter 2022 statistics from the National Use-of-Force Data Collection. You can dive into this #data at fbi.gov/news/press-rel….
The #data collection, which is managed by the #FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting Program, includes national-level statistics on law enforcement use-of-force incidents, as well as basic information on the circumstances, subjects, and officers involved. fbi.gov/how-we-can-hel…
Oct 24 • 7 tweets • 0 min read
Sep 14 • 6 tweets • 6 min read
#FBI Director Christopher Wray announces the indictments of three Iranian nationals for their roles in a multi-year scheme to compromise the networks of hundreds of companies, organizations, and institutions. fbi.gov/video-reposito…
Three Iranian Nationals Charged with Engaging in Computer Intrusions and Ransomware-Style Extortion Against U.S. Critical Infrastructure Providers @FBINewarkjustice.gov/opa/pr/three-i…
Sep 7 • 6 tweets • 4 min read
Pornography production company owner and operator Michael James Pratt is the newest member of the #FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives List. We're offering $100,000 for information that leads directly to his arrest. fbi.gov/news/stories/m…
Pratt is charged with sex trafficking and production of child pornography. He and his co-conspirators allegedly used internet advertisements, along with fake websites and e-mail addresses, to recruit young women for modeling jobs. fbi.gov/news/stories/m…
Aug 30 • 4 tweets • 3 min read
Director Christopher Wray gave remarks at a conference today at #FBI Headquarters, emphasizing that workforce #diversity and #inclusion is the right thing to do, gives the FBI credibility, and makes the Bureau more effective.
Director Wray was joined by Scott McMillion, who was appointed in 2021 to lead the Bureau’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) as the Chief Diversity Officer.
Aug 16 • 4 tweets • 3 min read
When the #FBI releases its 2021 Crime in the United States data, it'll look different from previous releases in that it will only contain state and federal data reported by law enforcement to the Bureau. go.usa.gov/xSS44
Since some law enforcement agencies haven't begun using the National Incident-Based Reporting System to report crime data to the #FBI, a data gap resulted. Bureau experts will use tools developed in collaboration with @TheJusticeDept to bridge that gap. go.usa.gov/xSS2p
Aug 4 • 5 tweets • 3 min read
Later in his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, #FBI Director Christopher Wray condemned the use of and threats of violence in the strongest possible terms, and stressed that the Bureau is dedicated to rooting out such behavior. #FBI Director Wray also reiterated the Bureau's commitment to countering the threat posed by the government of China, and said the Bureau is working to get this risk out from the shadows and onto the threat radars of American citizens and our nation's international partners.
Aug 4 • 5 tweets • 3 min read
In his opening remarks to the Senate Judiciary Committee today, Director Christopher Wray discussed the #FBI's use of intelligence and partnerships to fight violent crime, stressed the importance of our mission, and expressed gratitude for our workforce: go.usa.gov/xSw5q
"At all levels of government and law enforcement, our fundamental duty is to make sure Americans can feel safe and secure in their own communities."—#FBI Director Christopher Wray go.usa.gov/xSw5q
Jul 26 • 10 tweets • 9 min read
Today, the #FBI celebrates our 114th birthday! That's 114 years of fighting crime and terrorism, building partnerships, and providing victim assistance. We are proud to continue our work protecting the American people and upholding the U.S. Constitution.
Read about some of the #FBI's most famous cases and criminals at go.usa.gov/xSRSQ.
Jul 21 • 5 tweets • 6 min read
This week, some of the #FBI's historic first women special agents returned to Quantico and Bureau Headquarters to share their experiences, stories, and advice with with current personnel and new agent trainees. #WomenWearTheBadgego.usa.gov/xS8Dv
While at Quantico, these #FBI trailblazers toured the Training Academy campus to see the changes that have been made since they were students 50 years ago. #WomenWearTheBadgego.usa.gov/xS8Dv
Jul 20 • 5 tweets • 4 min read
Omar Alexander Cardenas is the newest member of the #FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. We're offering a reward of up to $100,000 for information that leads directly to his arrest. Learn more about the case at go.usa.gov/xSK6c. @FBIMostWanted@FBILosAngeles
Cardenas—also known by the nickname "Dollar"—is #wanted for his alleged involvement in the murder of a man and unlawful flight to avoid prosecution. He's allegedly a Pierce Street Gang member and may associate with the Pacoima Van Nuys Boys/Anybody Killas. go.usa.gov/xSK6c
Jul 18 • 6 tweets • 5 min read
Fifty years ago this month, women entered the #FBI Training Academy in Quantico, Virginia, for the first time. In celebration of a half-century of female special agents, Director Christopher Wray met with a group of women who blazed Bureau history. #WomenWearTheBadge
Susan Roley Malone, a U.S. Marine-turned-special agent, was one of the first two women agents in the #FBI's modern history. She entered duty on July 17, 1972. #WomenWearTheBadgego.usa.gov/xSWfU
Jun 1 • 5 tweets • 4 min read
During a speech today at the 2022 Boston Conference on Cyber Security, #FBI Director Christopher Wray discussed the array of #cyber threats facing the U.S., and how the Bureau is working to identify and mitigate these risks. go.usa.gov/xJbsT
Wray stressed the importance of taking a multifaceted approach to this threat that simultaneously equips American people and businesses to guard against cyberattacks, helps the individuals and organizations they victimize, and imposes risk and consequences on their culprits.
May 31 • 6 tweets • 4 min read
#FBI Releases 2021 and First Quarter 2022 Statistics from the National Use-of-Force Data Collection go.usa.gov/xJTxd
For 2021, the #FBI released national-level data based on a threshold of 60% participation by federal, state, local, tribal, and college/university sworn officers. go.usa.gov/xJTxd
May 26 • 5 tweets • 4 min read
Today, #FBI Director Christopher Wray testified before the Senate Appropriations Committee about the Bureau’s FY23 budget request and the current national security and criminal threat landscapes. go.usa.gov/xJC7E
During the Capitol Hill appearance, #FBI Director Wray extended the Bureau’s sympathies to all who were impacted by the May 24 school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. go.usa.gov/xJC7m
May 14 • 4 tweets • 3 min read
Over the past few days, #FBI leadership and personnel continued to support National #PoliceWeek 2022 by participating in a variety of commemorations and events.
On May 12, the Bureau hosted a Wall of Honor Memorial Service at FBI Headquarters. There, Director Wray gathered with family members, personnel, and FBI Police to honor and remember the dedication and bravery of two agents who gave their lives in service to our country in 2021.
May 9 • 4 tweets • 2 min read
Today, the #FBI released 2021 statistics on law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty—both feloniously and accidentally. Read a detailed summary of this data at go.usa.gov/xuGWB.
Seventy-three law enforcement officers were feloniously killed in the line of duty last year—an increase over 2020. The largest percentage of these officers died in unprovoked attacks. The average age of the victim was 39 years old. go.usa.gov/xuGWB