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Only 122 Shopping Days…

Special Agent in Charge Ken Moore and I have something in common. While we were in the Recreation Association store at the FBI Academy in Quantico, he purchased the 2012 White House Christmas ornament to add to his collection. I … Continue reading

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USA Yesterday

The best exhibit at the Newseum, in my opinion, made me feel like I had gotten a head start on my field trip with the FBI Knoxville Citizens Academy Alumni Association. After the orientation film, I headed straight for their … Continue reading

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Tell Me Moore

Kenneth Moore loves working for the FBI. He was recently named special agent in charge of the Knoxville Division after serving as chief inspector at FBI headquarters in Washington, D.C. Before that, he was assistant special agent in charge of … Continue reading

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The Roaming Foam

Passengers at McGhee Tyson Airport on Monday evening might have wondered why their planes were sharing a taxiway with a white school bus. 22 members of the FBI Knoxville Citizens Academy Alumni Association were inside the bus, which was taking … Continue reading

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The Heat Is On

Jerry Griffey of the Gentry-Griffey Funeral Chapel offered some nice words of welcome to the members of the FBI Knoxville Citizens Academy Alumni Association and their guests on Thursday. He also asked if we wanted to tour their new crematory. … Continue reading

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Home Cooking

The cupcakes were almost gone by the time I got to the box, which made me happy. Members of the FBI Knoxville Citizens Academy Alumni Association and their guests were enjoying the delicious mini-cupcakes that were donated by Scrumps Cupcakes … Continue reading

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Long Legs of the Law

FBI Public Affairs Specialist Stacie Bohanan anticipated that over 350 runners would participate in the Law Enforcement Memorial Run this year. She was thrilled that over 530 runners took to the streets of Knoxville this morning. Members of the FBI … Continue reading

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Northwest Passage

The Emerald City has claimed another Knoxville news anchor. Hana Kim is leaving WATE-TV to join KCPQ in Seattle. A few months ago, Jamie Lynn Drohan left WATE for KOMO. Hana was my classmate and “lab partner” in the FBI … Continue reading

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Maxims Mezzanine

Inside the security command post high atop Neyland Stadium, we were told that a motion detector on the field would immediately alerts campus police if there were intruders. I wondered how many years it’s been since the Vols’ offense triggered … Continue reading

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Walking and Talking

The weather was supposed to be nice for the 14th Annual Kids Helping Kids Fun Walk. For the past week, the forecast called for a sunny day with a high temperature in the low 80s. Instead, we got a brief … Continue reading

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Dawnie of the Dead

The agenda for my first full meeting as president of the FBI Knoxville Citizens Academy Alumni Association was a hit with the members. Our guest speaker was Dr. Dawnie Steadman of the Forensic Anthropology Department at the University of Tennessee. … Continue reading

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Dance Scene Investigation

An unexpected opportunity presented itself at “Star 102.1’s Dancing with the Knoxville Stars” last night. I had a few extra minutes to chat backstage with Jamie Satterfield of the Knoxville News Sentinel. Jamie, who specializes in covering crime and the … Continue reading

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One Who Presides

Dennis Reedy, president of the FBI Knoxville Citizens Academy Alumni Association, asked for a motion to approve the slate of new officers on Thursday night. The motion was made, seconded and then approved by voice vote. With that, I was … Continue reading

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Hooverville

A huge movie poster for “The FBI Story” hangs on a wall in a hallway at the FBI Academy in Quantico. The movie came out in 1959 and Jimmy Stewart autographed the poster in 1989. My son and I saw … Continue reading

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