Press Release

For Immediate Release
September 29, 2009

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

Timothy J. Fuhrman Named Special Agent in Charge of Mobile Division

Director Robert S. Mueller, III has named Timothy J. Fuhrman special agent in charge (SAC) of the FBI’s Mobile Division. Most recently, he served as SAC of the Salt Lake City Division.

Mr. Fuhrman joined the FBI in February 1982. Upon completion of training at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia in May 1982, he was assigned to the Philadelphia Division’s Harrisburg Resident Agency. In January 1983, he transferred to the Jackson Division’s Tupelo Resident Agency, where he worked matters spanning all FBI investigative programs.

Mr. Fuhrman was assigned to the New York Division in May 1984, where he investigated foreign counterintelligence cases. From February 1985 to February 1994, he was stationed at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. While there, he held positions in the Legal Counsel Division, the Inspection Division, and the Criminal Investigative Division’s Civil Rights Unit and Public Corruption Unit. 

In March 1994, Mr. Fuhrman transferred to the Mobile Division. He served as a supervisor for the white collar crime, civil rights, and applicant programs. He was promoted to assistant special agent in charge of the Mobile Division in 1998, with oversight responsibility for all investigative and administrative programs.

Mr. Fuhrman was promoted to the Senior Executive Service in 2004, returning to FBI Headquarters with assignments in the Office of Congressional Affairs and the Office of Intelligence. He has served as SAC of the Salt Lake City Division since April 2005.

Mr. Fuhrman was born and raised in the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania area. He graduated from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science in 1977. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Campbell University Law School in Buies Creek, North Carolina in 1980 and practiced law for one year in Falls Church, Virginia. He is married and has three sons.

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