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@FBIDallas press release announcing the arrest of two suspects responsible for yesterday's attempted robbery of Veritex Bank on 2424 Merrick Street in Fort Worth. Thank you @fortworthpd for their assistance on this case.pic.twitter.com/kCqI1lhKqg

@FBIDallas press release announcing the arrest of two suspects responsible for yesterday's attempted robbery of Veritex Bank on 2424 Merrick Street in
Release: Jul 20th, 2018 16:32 | All

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Dallas worked hard to recreate Oswald’s activities and track down available clues. After conducting 25,000 interviews and running down tens of thousands of investigative leads, the #FBI found that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone in the assassination of Pres

Dallas worked hard to recreate Oswald’s activities and track down available clues. After conducting 25,000 interviews and running down tens of t
Release: Jul 20th, 2018 13:15 | All

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On November 22, Oswald killed President Kennedy during a parade through the streets of Dallas. At the time there was no federal statute against assassination, but President Johnson ordered the #FBI to investigate. Dallas agents played the central role in

much of the case. #FBI110 pic.twitter.com/ud1petqnxG
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The Dallas Division handled a wide range of issues throughout the 1950s. In 1963, it tackled the most significant investigation in its history and one of the most important cases ever for the #FBI. The assassination of President John F. Kennedy by Lee Har

vey Oswald. #FBI110 pic.twitter.com/QHXCFs3ssf
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After WWII, America confronted the Soviet Union in the Cold War. @FBIDallasresponded even as it continued its criminal investigations. In 1946, the office worked with the FBI Legal Attaché in Brazil to apprehend Irving Goodspeed, a fugitive wanted for mur

After WWII, America confronted the Soviet Union in the Cold War. @FBIDallasresponded even as it continued its criminal investigations. In 1946, the of
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SAC Eric Jackson & @fortworthpd provided an update to the media this afternoon regarding the robbery at Veritex Bank in Fort Worth.pic.twitter.com/FoWC7KvE8A

SAC Eric Jackson & @fortworthpd provided an update to the media this afternoon regarding the robbery at Veritex Bank in Fort Worth. pic.twitter.com/Fo
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@FBIDallas experienced a tragedy on July 14, 1943. Special Agent Richard Blackstone Brown was killed and another agent seriously injured in an automobile accident. They were following up on a sighting of wanted fugitive Albert Earl Walker when the acciden

t occurred. #FBI110 pic.twitter.com/KiLV3cVzuk
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In 1941, the current #FBI seal came into limited use. The prior seal was the DOJ seal w/ extra band for FBI & the motto, “Fidelity, Bravery, and Integrity.” Special Agent Leo Gauthier created a new design, which has been the symbol ever since. #FBI110 ht

In 1941, the current #FBI seal came into limited use. The prior seal was the DOJ seal w/ extra band for FBI & the motto, “Fidelity, Bravery, and
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In 1940, President Roosevelt gave #FBI undercover agents authorization to gather intelligence about Nazi threats in western hemisphere. Over 7 years, 340 personnel made up the Special Intelligence Service. #FBI110 https://www.fbi.gov/history/brief-histo

In 1940, President Roosevelt gave #FBI undercover agents authorization to gather intelligence about Nazi threats in western hemisphere. Over 7 years,
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@FBIDallaswas busy during World War II. In 1943 and 1944, Dallas agents assisted in a widespread probe of a Japanese intelligence network centered in Brazil. In the “Rule Case,” the office also played a key role in the investigation of German agent Ludwig

@FBIDallaswas busy during World War II. In 1943 and 1944, Dallas agents assisted in a widespread probe of a Japanese intelligence network centered in
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@FBIDallas is still searching for Trevor Clifford Scott, AKA Trevar Richardson, AKA Var, and Javaris Damon Scott, AKA Red. The Scott Brothers were last seen in Vernon, Texas and should be considered armed and dangerous. Please call 972-559-5000 to report

any tips. pic.twitter.com/fBfgD4Wfu1
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@FBIDallas moved to its fourth location in 1937. This move took the office to the 12th floor of the new, 22 story Tower Petroleum Building, on 1907 Elm. The building still stands on the northeast corner of Elm and St. Paul in Downtown Dallas, but is now v

acant. #FBI110 pic.twitter.com/m9OZTgg4xS
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In 1933 gangster “Machine Gun” Kelly reputedly coined nickname "G-Men" for #FBI Agents. FBI pursued Kelly for his role in kidnapping of Charles F. Urschel. Short for Government Man, "G-men," quickly became synonymous w/ FBI Special Agents. https://www.fbi

In 1933 gangster “Machine Gun” Kelly reputedly coined nickname "G-Men" for #FBI Agents. FBI pursued Kelly for his role in kidnapping of Ch
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#DYK The #FBI Dallas Division played a key role in the investigation of the kidnapping of oil magnate Charles Urschel by Machine Gun Kelly and his gang. Learn more at http://fbi.gov/history/famous-cases/machine-gun-kelly … #FBI110pic.twitter.com/I86OU2L0

#DYK The #FBI Dallas Division played a key role in the investigation of the kidnapping of oil magnate Charles Urschel by Machine Gun Kelly and his gan
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In 1928, Director Hoover launched formal training for all new agents & required they be 25 to 35 yrs old with experience in law or accounting. Today, new #FBI agents applicants must be 23 – 37 yrs old & backgrounds can vary. #FBI110 @FBIJobs https://ww

In 1928, Director Hoover launched formal training for all new agents & required they be 25 to 35 yrs old with experience in law or accounting. Today,
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The first notable @FBIDallas case was the manhunt for Bonnie & Clyde. Dallas became the primary office in the case because of the location of the initial theft. The Dallas Division coordinated the federal chase that ended in NW Louisiana with their deaths

on May 23, 1934. #FBI110 pic.twitter.com/Wl8URZ9edA
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#DYK The Dallas National Bank Building, on 1530 Main Street, was brand new in 1927 when it became the second home for @FBIDallas. The office remained there until the construction of the new U.S. Post Office & Courthouse on 400 N. Ervay, was completed in t

he early 1930's. #FBI110 pic.twitter.com/hRSGia8KDo
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#DYK @FBIDallas first home was on the second floor of the “Old” Dallas Federal Building and Post Office located at the intersections of Ervay, Main, St. Paul, and Commerce streets in Downtown. The Dallas field office was in this location from 1914-1927. #

#DYK @FBIDallas first home was on the second floor of the “Old” Dallas Federal Building and Post Office located at the intersections of Er
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At the time of Hoover’s appointment, the Bureau employed 441 Special Agents, 195 stenographers & clerical employees on its payroll. #FBI110 https://www.fbi.gov/history/brief-history/the-fbi-and-the-american-gangster …pic.twitter.com/Ekhpzyk2w8

At the time of Hoover’s appointment, the Bureau employed 441 Special Agents, 195 stenographers & clerical employees on its payroll. #FBI110 http
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#DYK The #FBI Dallas Field Office opened in August 1914. Dallas had 100,000 residents when Special Agent Howard P. Wright planted the #FBI flag in North Texas. He was sent to Dallas to investigate rising food prices due to concerns of price gouging & anti

-trust violations #FBI110 pic.twitter.com/KJjhKEoavh
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In 1924 J. Edgar Hoover was appointed Acting Director of the BOI. By the end of the year, AG Stone appointed him Director. Hoover served in this position until his death in 1972. https://www.fbi.gov/history/directors/j-edgar-hoover … #FBI110pic.twitter.

In 1924 J. Edgar Hoover was appointed Acting Director of the BOI. By the end of the year, AG Stone appointed him Director. Hoover served in this posit
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Lenore Houston, one of the first three women to join the #FBI, was hired in 1924. Today, over 16,000 women are a vital part of #FBI operations each & every day. #FBI110 https://www.fbi.gov/history/brief-history/the-nation-calls …pic.twitter.com/VTymfvri

Lenore Houston, one of the first three women to join the #FBI, was hired in 1924. Today, over 16,000 women are a vital part of #FBI operations each &
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In 1919, James Wormley Jones joined the #FBI. He was the first known African-American special agent in the Bureau’s history. #FBI110 https://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/early-african-american-agents …pic.twitter.com/t67qENWpoS

In 1919, James Wormley Jones joined the #FBI. He was the first known African-American special agent in the Bureau’s history. #FBI110 https://www
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@FBIDallas continues its search for Trevor Clifford Scott, AKA Trevar Richardson, AKA Var, and Javaris Damon Scott, AKA Red. The Scott Brothers were last seen in Vernon, Texas and should be considered armed and dangerous. Please call 972-559-5000 to repor

t any tips. pic.twitter.com/2tJHAoprU8
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The 1917 Espionage Act greatly expanded the Bureau’s national security responsibility. It was responsible for a wide range of national security related matters during World War I. #FBI110

The 1917 Espionage Act greatly expanded the Bureau’s national security responsibility. It was responsible for a wide range of national security
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