Stephen Vogt Named Head of Baltimore FBI

By Allan Lengel

Stephen E. Vogt, who last served as legal attache in Kabul, Afghanistan, has been named the special agent in charge of the FBI’s Baltimore Division.

Vogt began his career with the FBI in August 1989 and was first stationed in Cleveland, where he investigated white-collar crime, public corruption, organized crime, and drug cases and was also a member of the SWAT team.

In 1999, he was promoted to supervisory special agent of a drug task force/High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Group (HIDTA) and was named the 2004 HIDTA Task Force Commander of the Year by the Office of National Drug Control Policy.

In 2005, he was promoted to team leader in the Inspection Division at FBI Headquarters.

In 2006, he was off to the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad where he served as an assistant legal attaché and investigated kidnappings, hostage matters, and general criminal activity.

In 2007, he became assistant special agent in charge of the Washington Field Office, overseeing cyber, gang/criminal enterprise, organized crime, and violent crime programs.

He went to Kabul in 2010 as the legal attache.


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