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September 11, 2001 ~ An Important Day in American History

September 11, 2001 ~ An Important Day in American History


To All -
We all remember exactly where we were 17 years ago, on that bright, sunny September morning, when the first plane struck the World Trade Center. We all remember how we felt as that dark day wore on - and as the days and weeks and months passed thereafter.
That day -...

Relief efforts for the victims of Hurricane Harvey

Relief efforts for the victims of Hurricane Harvey

The Birmingham Chapter of the FBI Citizens Academy Alumni Association and the Birmingham and Huntsville Chapters of InfraGard have taken the initiative to be the national point of contact for our associations relief efforts for the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Protecting our critical infrastructure...


Refugee-turned-lawyer helps others start the path in Portland

Refugee-turned-lawyer helps others start the path in Portland

*** 2 p.m. *** She came to the airport as a lawyer. She soon became a ringmaster, a one-stop welcome committee, legal representative and menu-planner.
Chanpone Sinlapasai ushered the TV news crews to one side, volunteer greeters to another. She lined bags of donations against a partition...

Human Trafficking Committee Presentation 2017

Human Trafficking Committee Presentation 2017

Human Trafficking became an initiative for the FBI Citizen’s Academy at the 2012 Annual Board Retreat. It was then that many of us were awakened to the seriousness of the Human Trafficking problem here in our community.
Our mission became to increase the awareness of Human Trafficking...

FBI SAC Greg Bretzing Passes the Torch After an Impressive Term

FBI SAC Greg Bretzing Passes the Torch After an Impressive Term

After 22 years with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and three years as FBI Special Agent in Charge (SAC), Greg T. Bretzing is moving toward retirement. Before he hands over the reins to his successor, we took a moment to speak with him about his term as SAC, his interactions with the FBI...


Braking Cycles For Portland’s Homeless Youth

Braking Cycles For Portland’s Homeless Youth

There are currently over 450 homeless youth residing in Portland, Oregon, individuals who have had a rough start in life and need a helping hand transitioning into the world of self-sufficiency and successful employment. What better way to involve the Pacific Northwest community in helping our...