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Monday, March 14, 2011

Lewis M. Chapman Named Special Agent in Charge of the Mobile Division

Director Robert S. Mueller, III named Lewis “Matt” Chapman special agent in charge of the FBI’s Mobile Division. Mr. Chapman most recently served as section chief of the Investigative and Operations Support Section, Critical Incident Response Group in Quantico, Virginia.

As section chief, Mr. Chapman oversaw the FBI’s National Center for Analysis of Violent Crime, crisis management, special events, and rapid deployment logistics programs. He also served as the FBI on-scene commander at the Beijing Olympics.

Mr. Chapman entered on duty as a special agent in May 1988 and was assigned to the Dallas Division working violent crime, fugitive, public corruption, and government fraud matters.

In 1999, Mr. Chapman was promoted to supervisory special agent at FBI Headquarters in the Counterterrorism Division, Weapons of Mass Destruction Operations Unit. While at Headquarters, he served in the Inspection Division as an assistant inspector.

Mr. Chapman transferred to the Memphis Division in 2002 as a supervisor of the Joint Terrorism Task Force and oversaw all foreign counterintelligence matters. After working in Memphis, he served in the New Orleans Division as assistant special agent in charge from 2004 to 2008. He managed all FBI programs and served as the division’s crisis manager. Following Hurricane Katrina, he received the Attorney General’s Award for fraud prevention and the FBI Director’s Award for leadership.

Mr. Chapman graduated from the Florida Institute of Technology in Jensen Beach, Florida in 1984.

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