For Immediate Release
March 28, 2008
FBI National Press Office
Browne Named SAC of Little
J. Browne has been named Special Agent in Charge (SAC)
of the FBI’s
Little Rock Division. Director Robert S. Mueller, III
appointed him to this position to replace SAC William
C. Temple, who will retire in May 2008. Most recently,
Mr. Browne served as the Section Chief of the Intelligence,
N-DEx, and Global Operations Section at the Criminal
Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division in Clarksburg,
West Virginia. From December 2007 to March 2008, Mr.
Browne was also the Acting Deputy Assistant Director
for the Policy, Administration, and Liaison Branch at
the CJIS Division.
Browne entered on duty as a special agent with the FBI
in August 1985. Upon completion of training at the FBI
Academy in Quantico, Virginia, he was assigned to the
Las Vegas Division where he investigated white collar
crime matters. He was later transferred to the Newark Division
to investigate organized crime and white collar crime matters.
June 1996, Mr. Browne was promoted to FBI Headquarters
as a supervisor in the Policy Planning and Analysis Unit.
He later served as a supervisor in the Economic Crimes
Unit and Money Laundering Unit in the Financial Crimes
Section within the Criminal Investigative Division. In
July 1998, he was selected to supervise the Johnson City
and Greeneville resident agencies in the Knoxville Division.
In November 2004, Mr. Browne was designated as the Assistant
Special in Charge (ASAC) of the Little Rock Division. In
this capacity, he had oversight responsibility for all
investigative programs within the division. Due to the
creation of a second ASAC position for the Little Rock
Division in August of 2005, he assumed primary responsibility
for the National Security Programs and Support Services
Section for the Little Rock Division.
Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Mr. Browne
graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the Indiana
University of Pennsylvania. In 1985, he received his Juris
Doctor degree from the Duquesne University School of Law
in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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