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Shine a Light

The FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award honored me for my involvement with several charities. I’m happy that those non-profit organizations can receive additional attention and awareness from the publicity surrounding the award. The president of East Tennessee PBS asked me … Continue reading

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A Great Honor and Privilege

The FBI will send me to Washington in the Spring for the Director’s Community Leadership Award ceremony. I will get to meet the honorees from each of the other FBI divisions across the country. This week, I was announced as … Continue reading

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DCLA Knoxville

As stewards of the people’s airwaves, radio hosts can help publicize charitable causes and can disseminate safety information. Throughout my career, I have been blessed to be able to help others while doing what I enjoy. When not at work, … Continue reading

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Edwardian Era

Edward W. Reinhold is the new special agent in charge of the FBI’s Knoxville Division. He assumed his duties on Monday. Former SAC Kenneth Moore retired at the end of May. The press release details some of Mr. Reinhold’s past … Continue reading

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Director to the Point

FBI Director James Comey visited the Knoxville Division in March. He had great things to say about the FBI Citizens Academy program, calling it a “force multiplier” in communicating the mission of the FBI. It’s good to know that the … Continue reading

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One Moore Time

Ken Moore, special agent in charge of the Knoxville Division of the FBI, surprised his colleagues when he announced his retirement about two weeks ago. They held a farewell luncheon for him at the Tennessee Terrace in Neyland Stadium on … Continue reading

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Same Bit, Different Day

Members of the FBI Knoxville Citizens Academy Alumni Association distributed child identification kits at two events this weekend. On Saturday, we had a table in front of the Pilot Special Exhibit Building during Boo at the Zoo. The Nashville and … Continue reading

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Tennessee Trifecta

Members of the Nashville chapter of the FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Association had a good idea. What if all three Tennessee chapters joined together to distribute child identification kits on the same day, at similar events on the same day? … Continue reading

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Cutting Crew

HarperCollins informed me last week that they would allow the FBI Knoxville Citizens Academy Alumni Association to host a private book-signing with the writing team of Jefferson Bass, on the night before their latest novel, Cut to the Bone, was released … Continue reading

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Hollywood and Highland

Despite the topic and location, I felt extremely alive last night. I was in my element: in front of a crowd; at a funeral home; talking about forensics with Jon Jefferson and Dr. Bill Bass. Jefferson and Bass were the … Continue reading

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Oh, Behave!

The fancy headquarters on Criminal Minds doesn’t look anything like the real Behavioral Science Unit at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia. The BSU occupies a cramped space in what was once J. Edgar Hoover’s bomb shelter. The lobby area … Continue reading

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Citizen Watch

The 2013 class of the FBI Knoxville Citizens Academy had their graduation ceremony on Thursday night. Before they got their certificates from Special Agent in Charge Ken Moore, I invited them to join the Alumni Association. Most of the class … Continue reading

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Istanbul (Not Constantinople)

The Knoxville Turkish Cultural Center invited the FBI Knoxville Citizens Academy Alumni Association to dinner. I took pictures of the delicious food but I don’t know what any of it is called. The ingredients included tomatoes, peppers, onions and ground … Continue reading

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Banana Stand

One of the responsibilities of the FBI Knoxville Citizens Academy Alumni Association is to provide snacks for the annual Law Enforcement Memorial Run. Last year we got the snacks from a hodgepodge of retailers and individuals. This year, I decided … Continue reading

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