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Laura Bucheit Named Assistant Director for FBI’s Security Division

Laura Bucheit
Laura Bucheit

Laura Bucheit, former special agent in charge for the FBI‘s Las Vegas division, will transition into a new role as assistant director for the bureau’s security division in July.

The FBI said Monday Bucheit’s 20-year career at the agency also includes roles in the criminal investigative division, inspection division, San Francisco division and as special assistant to former FBI Director Robert Mueller.

Bucheit is also a former officer for San Diego’s police department and as a contract performance consultant at the Naval Special Warfare Center Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL Training Center.

The FBI started the security division in December 2001 to protect and keep bureau personnel, information, operations and facilities through services that work to address changing and emerging threats.

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