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front page story "FBI Looks at Closing Some of its
Field Offices...," may have misled readers on a critically
important issue to both FBI employees and the American
public it serves.
are no plans to close, consolidate or realign any FBI
offices at this time. As the FBI continues to implement
the major deployment approved last summer, Director Mueller
is assessing the ongoing restructuring and reengineering
of the FBI to ensure that the Bureau is as agile, flexible
and focused as possible to meet the objective of preventing
terrorist attacks. Any future discussion of where resources
are deployed, whether in the Field, overseas or at Headquarters,
would be part of a broader review of how to best meet
counterterrorism and counterintelligence priorities, and
would be done in close consultation with the Department
of Justice and Congress.
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