By Steve Neavling
Darrin Jones, a 20-year FBI veteran, has been appointed to lead the bureau’s Kansas City office.
Jones will replace Eric Jackson, who will head the FBI office in Dallas, the Kanas City Star reports.
A native of Nebraska, Jones joined the FBI in 1997.
Most recently, Jones was an executive within the Technical Collection Branch of the FBI’s Operation Technology Division in Quantico, Va.
Before that, he served in the Salt Lake City office, helping leader counterterrorism efforts ahead of the 2002 Olympics.
Jones also served in leadership positions the FBI’s Office of Congressional Affairs, Operational Technology Division and the field offices in Anchorage, Alaska, and Albuquerque, N.M.