FBIAA Press Releases

FBI Agents Association Statement on FBI Director Nominee Christopher Wray

July 11, 2017

 

FBI Agents Association (FBIAA) President Thomas O’Connor issued the following statement on FBI Director Nominee Christopher Wray:

“The FBIAA met recently with FBI Director Nominee Christopher Wray and is confident that he understands the nature of investigative work and the centrality of Special Agents to the mission of the FBI.  Mr. Wray is a strong nominee, and the FBIAA supports his confirmation.”

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FBI Agents Association Statement on James Comey

May 9, 2017

FBI Agents Association (FBIAA) President Thomas O’Connor issued the following statement on President Trump’s termination of James Comey as FBI Director:

“A change in FBI leadership of this magnitude must be handled carefully and with an eye towards ensuring that the Bureau can continue to fulfill its responsibility to protect the American public from criminal and national security threats.

FBI Agents Association Calls for the Release of Robert Levinson on the Tenth Anniversary of his Kidnapping

March 9, 2017

Washington, DC:  The FBI Agents Association (FBIAA), representing more than 13,000 active and former FBI Special Agents, marked the 10th anniversary of former FBI Agent Robert Levinson’s disappearance and called on the Trump Administration and the international community to increase efforts to gain his release.  

FBI Agents Association Statement on Denial of Leonard Peltier's Executive Clemency Petition

January 19, 2017

Washington, DC: FBI Agents Association (FBIAA) President Thomas O’Connor issued the following statement on the U.S. Department of Justice’s denial of the executive clemency petition by Leonard Peltier:

The FBI Agents Association agrees with the decision of the Obama Administration to deny Leonard Peltier’s petition for executive clemency. In well over a dozen appeals, twice reaching the U.S. Supreme Court, every aspect of Mr. Peltier’s trial has been reviewed in detail. Mr. Peltier has never taken responsibility for his crimes while imprisoned.

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