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Joseph Campbell Named Special Agent in Charge of the San Juan Division

Washington, D.C. September 27, 2011
  • FBI National Press Office (202) 324-3691

Director Robert S. Mueller, III named Joseph S. Campbell special agent in charge of the FBI’s San Juan Division. Mr. Campbell most recently served as an inspector in the Inspection Division at FBI Headquarters (FBIHQ), where he led teams responsible for sensitive investigations and the assessment of FBI operations and performance at FBIHQ and in field offices.

Mr. Campbell entered on duty as an FBI special agent in 1990 and was assigned to the Chicago Division after graduation from new agents training in Quantico, Virginia. While in Chicago, he investigated white-collar crime, public corruption, organized crime, and drug cases.

In November 1998, Mr. Campbell was promoted to supervisory special agent in the Counterterrorism Division, Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Operations Unit at FBIHQ, where he oversaw national WMD threat responses and investigations. In February 2001, he was promoted to supervisory special agent of the Joint Terrorism Task Force in the Denver Division. While in this position, he directed intelligence collection and the investigation of terrorism activity.

Mr. Campbell was assigned as an assistant inspector for the Inspection Division at FBIHQ in September 2004. He returned to the Denver Division in December 2005 as assistant special agent in charge, overseeing intelligence, WMD, counterterrorism, counterintelligence, and cyber programs.

In March 2008, Mr. Campbell returned to FBIHQ as section chief in the Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate. As section chief, he directed national and international WMD training and exercises. Additionally, he oversaw the development and implementation of WMD countermeasures.

Mr. Campbell earned a Juris Doctorate from the Washburn University School of Law, and a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Kansas.