FBI: The International Mission

An evening with Joseph M. Deters
Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC)
Criminal Branch, Cincinnati

Thursday, February 28, 2019 – 5:30-6:15 p.m. – Reception
6:15 p.m. Dinner – 7:00-8:30 p.m. Presentation and Discussion

Schiff Conference Center
Cintas Center at Xavier University

Joseph M. Deters

Joseph M. Deters

In 2001 Special Agent Joseph Deters joined the FBI. From 2001-2008, he served in the Miami Field Office working on narcotics trafficking and as a member of the Latin American Extra-territorial Squad, focused on kidnapping, hostage taking and terrorism cases.

In 2008, he became Supervisory Special Agent to the National Gang Task Force including MS-13 and l8, at the Transnational Anti-Gang Unit in El Salvador. He was International Operations Division Legal Attaché overseeing all FBI operations in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Belize.

Additional posts include Supervisor of a Public Corruption Squad in Los Angeles and his current Cincinnati post. Before joining the FBI, Agent Deters was Assistant Professor of Spanish Language and Literature at the University of Puget Sound. His Ph.D. is from the University of Arizona.

Special Agent Deters will discuss the scope, diplomacy and relationships needed for successful FBI overseas operations through the 80 FBI field offices on foreign soil. His extensive work and experience in Latin America will offer a unique opportunity to understand the international dimension of U.S. anti-crime efforts.

Event sponsored by:

Xavier University - Edward B. Brueggeman Center for Dialogue

World Affairs Council