Press Release

For Immediate Release
January 4, 2010

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

Weysan Dun Named Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s Omaha Division

Director Robert S. Mueller, III has named Weysan Dun special agent in charge (SAC) of the FBI’s Omaha Division. Mr. Dun most recently served as SAC of the Newark Division.

Mr. Dun began his career as an FBI special agent in 1982. He served in the San Francisco, Omaha, and Chicago Divisions, where he specialized in national security, high technology theft, extremist, and violent crime investigations. While in Omaha, Mr. Dun directed and conducted a domestic terrorism investigation that resulted in the dismantling of an extremist organization in southeastern Nebraska in 1985.

In 1988, Mr. Dun was promoted to supervisory special agent of the National Security Division at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He also served as an assistant inspector in the Inspection Division. In 1991, he became a supervisory senior resident agent in the Hartford, Connecticut Resident Agency. While there, he directed several Violent Crimes Gang Task Forces that helped dismantle a number of violent street gangs in Connecticut. Mr. Dun also led numerous Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force investigations targeting major drug trafficking groups in New England.

Mr. Dun returned to FBI Headquarters in 1997, where he directed the creation of the Program Management and Coordination Unit in the Organized Crime/Drug Investigations Branch of the Criminal Investigative Division. Mr. Dun served as chief of this unit until he was designated assistant special agent in charge of the Omaha Division in July 1998. In Omaha, Mr. Dun directed a number of significant drug, violent crime, domestic terrorism, and cyber crime investigations, and the implementation of the Nebraska/Iowa Joint Terrorism Task Force. In July 2002, he was promoted to inspector in the Inspection Division at FBI Headquarters. He served in that role until July 2003, when he was designated SAC of the Springfield Division. Nearly four years later, in April 2007, he was named SAC of the Newark Division.

Mr. Dun is native of Kirksville, Missouri. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. He served in the United States Army, Military Intelligence Branch, where he attained the rank of captain and was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal.

 

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