By Allan Lengel
John Brown, assistant special agent in charge at the FBI’s Chicago office, has been named special agent in charge of the Administrative Branch for the Los Angles Division, the FBI announced. He assumes the new post at the end of October.
Brown joined the FBI in 1999 and was first assigned to the Chicago Division, where he worked primarily counterintelligence matters, a press release said.
In 2004, Brown was assigned to Iraq to support FBI Operations.
Brown has 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, he served on active duty with United States Army in Kandahar, Afghanistan.