Joseph Campbell to Head Up FBI’s San Juan Division

Joseph Campbell/fbi photo
By Allan Lengel

Joseph S. Campbell is leaving the mothership at FBI headquarters to become the special agent in charge of the agency’s San Juan Division, the FBI announced Tuesday.

Campbell has served as an inspector in the Inspection Division at FBI Headquarters, where he led teams responsible for sensitive investigations and the assessment of FBI operations and performance at headquarters and the field offices.

Campbell joined the FBI in 1990 and was first assigned to Chicago where he investigated white-collar crime, public corruption, organized crime, and drug cases.

In November 1998, he was promoted to supervisory special agent in the Counterterrorism Division, Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Operations Unit at headquarters. There, he oversaw oversaw national WMD threat responses and investigations.

In February 2001, he was promoted to supervisory special agent of the Joint Terrorism Task Force in the Denver Division.

In September 2004, he was assigned as an assistant inspector for the Inspection Division at headquarters. In December of the following year, he returned to Denver as as assistant special agent in charge, overseeing intelligence, WMD, counterterrorism, counterintelligence, and cyber programs.

In March 2008, Campbell was back at headquarters, serving as a section chief in the Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate.

Campbell has a law degree from Washburn University School of Law.


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