FBI Director Robert S.
Mueller, III, today announced that Mark J. Mershon was
appointed as Special Agent in Charge of the FBIs
San Francisco Field Office.
Director Mueller stated
Mr. Mershon brings 27 years of experience as an
FBI Agent, supervisor and manager in a wide range of
investigative and administrative programs -- and a track
record of success.
Mershon has served as an investigator and program manager
in white collar crime investigations, including both
the fraud and corruption areas. He has supervised organized
crime, violent crime and drug matters. While assigned
as the Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC) of the
San Francisco Field Office, he supervised the investigation
of the kidnap and murder of Polly Klaas. Mr. Mershon
was also instrumental in establishing the high tech
squad in the San Jose resident agency. He has served
as the FBIs Chief Inspector, where he oversaw
the inspection process over FBI field offices, Headquarters
divisions, and overseas Legal Attache offices. Currently,
Mr. Mershon heads FBI operations in Colorado and Wyoming.