By Allan Lengel
WASHINGTON — Kevin L. Perkins, assistant director of the FBI’s Inspection Division, has been named assistant director of the bureau’s Criminal Investigative Division.
Perkins replaces Kenneth W. Kaiser, who recently retired, the FBI said.
“Kevin has proven to be an effective investigator and manager during his time with the Bureau,” said FBI Director Robert Mueller III in a prepared statement.”As assistant director for the Criminal Investigative Division, Kevin will be responsible for coordinating, managing, and directing all criminal investigative programs nationwide.”
Perkins joined the bureau in 1986 and has worked in Kansas City, Baltimore, Philadelphia and headquarters.