Veteran FBI Leader Appointed Deputy Chief at Birmingham Police Department

Former FBI Agent Jeffrey J. Brown

By Steve Neavling

A 22-year veteran of the FBI will serve as deputy chief of investigative operations at the Birmingham Police Department. 

Jeffrey J. Brown, who retired as assistant special agent in charge of the Birmingham Field Office, was appointed by Mayor Randall L. Woodfin, according to a news release. 

During his tenure at the FBI, Brown served in multiple roles, including unit chief in the Counterterrorism Division in Washington, D.C., the coordinator of the Violent Crimes Task Force in Michigan, and leader of interagency teams conducting critical threat missions overseas during the global war on terrorism. 

Brown received several commendations and two U.S. Attorney awards for leading criminal investigations while at the FBI. 

Before joining the bureau, Brown served as a sheriff’s deputy, police officer and detective in Michigan and Arizona. 

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