Press Release

For Immediate Release
February 25, 2002

Washington D.C.
FBI National Press Office
(202) 324-3691

FBI Director Robert S. Mueller, III, today announced the selection of Special Agents in Charge for FBI field offices in Columbia, SC; Jacksonville, FL; Los Angeles, CA; Milwaukee, WI; New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Springfield, IL; and Tampa, FL.

Director Mueller selected the following individuals to oversee FBI operations in their respective regions:

James K. Schweitzer, SAC Columbia: Mr. Schweitzer, 49, has previously been Chief of the Instruction Section, Training Division; Assistant SAC of the Jacksonville field office; and a field supervisor in the Atlanta field office. He also served in investigative and supervisory roles in the Atlanta and New York field offices and in the former Intelligence Division at FBIHQ.

William R. Falls, SAC Jacksonville: Mr. Falls, 56, recently served as Acting Deputy Assistant Director for Personnel Assistance and Facilities Management, Administrative Services Division. He has previously been Assistant SAC of the Richmond field office; Senior Supervisory Resident Agent in the Fredricksburg, VA, Resident Agency; and worked in the Office of Public and Congressional Affairs and in the Information Management and the Inspection Divisions. Mr. Falls also worked as an investigator in the Denver, New York, and Dallas field offices.

Jana D. Monroe, SAC Los Angeles: Ms. Monroe, 47, has previously been Assistant SAC of the Denver field office and as a supervisor in the Training Division, where she worked in the Behavioral Science, Investigative Support, and Criminal Investigative Analysis Units and the Critical Incident Response Group. She has also worked as an investigator in the Tampa, San Diego, and Washington field offices. Ms. Monroe worked as a probation officer and a police officer before joining the FBI.

David B. Mitchell, SAC Milwaukee: Mr. Mitchell, 53, has recently been an Inspector with the Inspection Division and has previously served as Assistant SAC of the New Orleans field office and Senior Supervisory Resident Agent in the Rossville, GA, Resident Agency. He has also served as a supervisor in the FBIHQ Criminal Investigative Division and investigated international terrorism and general criminal matters in the New Orleans and New York field offices.

Joseph Billy, Jr., SAC New York: Mr. Billy, 43, has recently served as Acting Assistant Director for Training in Quantico, VA. He has previously been Assistant SAC of the New York field office and a supervisor in the now-Counterintelligence Division. Mr. Billy also worked as an investigator in the New Haven and New York field offices.

Jeffrey A. Lampinski, SAC Philadelphia: Mr. Lampinski, 45, has recently served as Acting Assistant Director for Finance and was SAC Louisville. He has previously been Assistant SAC of the New Orleans field office and a field supervisor in the Norfolk field office. Mr. Lampinski has also worked in the New Orleans and Boston field offices and in the Criminal Investigative Division.

Herbert Cousins, Jr., SAC Springfield: Mr. Cousins, 53, has previously been Chief of the Operational Support Section, Criminal Investigative Division, and Assistant SAC of the Houston field office. He has also served as an investigator in the Omaha, San Diego, and Miami field offices and as an Assistant Inspector in the Inspection Division.

James F. Jarboe, SAC Tampa: Mr. Jarboe, 53, has previously served as Chief of the Domestic Terrorism Section, Counterterrorism Division, and as Assistant SAC of the Salt Lake City field office. He has also been a field supervisor in the Memphis field office and an investigator in the St. Louis and Los Angeles field offices.

All FBI field offices are headed by a Special Agent in Charge, with the exception of the field offices in New York City, Los Angeles, and Washington, DC, which, due to their size, are headed by an Assistant Director in Charge supported by a number of SACs with specific investigative program oversight responsibilities.

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