Monday, September 5, 2011
FBI Director Names Jennifer S. Love Assistant Director of the Security Division
Love began her career with the FBI in the St. Louis Division as a financial analyst. She completed her new agent training in 1987 and began her career as a special agent in the New Orleans Division. She also served in the Chicago Division and the New Orleans Division's Baton Rouge Resident Agency, while investigating white-collar crime, violent crime and civil rights.
In 1997, Love was promoted to supervisory special agent in the Office of Professional Responsibility at FBI headquarters. Two years later, she transferred to the FBI's Philadelphia Division where she led a white-collar crime and computer intrusions squad.
In 2002, Love was named assistant special agent in charge of the Baltimore Field Office and returned to headquarters in 2005 to serve as section chief in the Counterterrorism Division.
One year later, Love was named special agent in charge of the Criminal Division at the Washington Field Office. In 2008, she was appointed special agent in charge of the Richmond Division.
In 2010, Love was named deputy assistant director of the FBI's Inspection Division. Most recently, she has served as acting assistant director of the Inspection Division.
Love holds a bachelor's degree from Jackson State University.