Monday, October 07, 2013

The National Security and Intelligence Program and the Open Source Intelligence Exchange at Fairmont State sponsored a special event for students, faculty and staff on Sept. 26.

Assistant Director David Cuthbertson of the Criminal Justice Information Services Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation visited campus and presented a talk on “The FBI’s CJIS Division: Providing Identity Intelligence to Our Partners in Law Enforcement.”

Cuthbertson has served as assistant director of the FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services Division since 2011. Previously, he served as special agent in charge of the FBI’s El Paso Division. Since entering on duty with the FBI in 1988, Cuthbertson has held assignments across the United States involving the investigation of organized crime, drug trafficking, white-collar crime, gang activity, as well as domestic and international terrorism. Prior to the start of his FBI career, he graduated magna cum laude from William Jewel College, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and economics.