Wednesday, August 31, 2011

New FBI deputy director Sean Joyce has extensive experience

WASHINGTON — A 24-year FBI veteran with extensive counterterrorism experience, Sean Joyce, has been named the law enforcement agency’s new deputy director.
Elevated to the No. 2 post within the FBI by Director Robert Mueller, Joyce replaces Timothy Murphy, who is retiring after 23 years with the bureau.

ince last year, Joyce has been executive assistant director of the national security branch, responsible for the FBI’s national security and intelligence operations.