For Immediate Release
November 20, 2006
FBI National Press Office
KEITH SLOTTER NAMED ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
OF THE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT DIVISION
D.C. -- FBI Director Robert S. Mueller has named Keith Slotter
as the Assistant Director of the Training and Development
Division (TDD). The TDD manages all instructional, programmatic,
regional, virtual, and in-service training initiatives at
the FBI Academy, including New Agents Training, National
Academy, Intelligence Training, and International Training
in furtherance of the FBI's mission. The TDD has been instrumental
in forging partnerships with the criminal justice community
that ensures the safety of the citizens of the United States
and around the world.
Mr. Slotter was appointed an FBI Special Agent in June of
1987 and assigned to the Buffalo Field Office. In May 1991
he was transferred to the Miami Field Office where he was
the undercover agent in a major undercover operation, known
as "Operation Disconnect," which successfully
targeted illegal boiler room operations throughout the country.
His investigative efforts also led to a national undercover
operation, known as "Operation Senior Sentinel,"
which resulted in the arrests of over 1,200 individuals
in the mid-1990s. In August 1995, Mr. Slotter was promoted
to the Financial Institution Fraud and Computer Crimes Unit
at FBI Headquarters. Following that assignment, in April
1997, he was selected to serve as a white-collar crime supervisor
in the New Haven Field Office where he led numerous high-profile
public corruption investigations.
In January 2000 Mr. Slotter was named Assistant Special
Agent in Charge of the Cleveland Field Office where he was
responsible for managing northern Ohio's Violent Crime,
Counterterrorism, Foreign Counterintelligence, and Cyber
Crimes Programs. Mr. Slotter was promoted to the Chief of
the Financial Crimes Section at FBI Headquarters, in August
2002, where he managed the Financial Crimes Program and
implemented the FBI's national white-collar crime strategy.
Mr. Slotter was appointed Special Agent in Charge of the
Sacramento Field Office, in November 2003, where he managed
all investigative programs for 34 of the 58 counties in
California. He was named the Deputy Assistant Director of
the Training and Development Division, in July 2005, and
was responsible for all operations at the FBI Academy.
After graduating from Arizona State University with a degree
in accounting, Mr. Slotter worked in the field of public
accounting and as an auditor within the Asset-Based Lending
Division of People's Bank in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Mr.
Slotter is a Certified Public Accountant and member of the
AICPA, Connecticut State Board of Accountancy, and many
other professional organizations.
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