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Barbara has 25 years of investigative experience as a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). She was assigned to the Atlanta Division and has extensive investigative experience in human trafficking, alien smuggling, visa fraud, Asian gangs, organized crime and narcotics.
She served as a Supervisor with the Southeast Bomb Task Force and worked with the United States Attorney’s Office, Atlanta Federal Defenders Office and managed personnel, in preparation of the trial of Centennial Olympic Park bomber, Eric Rudolph. She also served as a National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime (NCAVC) coordinator with training in Behavior Analysis and School Violence issues.
She was an operator on the Atlanta Special Weapons Assault Team (SWAT) for five years and served as the Tactical Operation Center Coordinator for five years during the 1996 Summer Olympics and the search for Eric Rudolph in North Carolina. Brown was also a certified FBI instructor and Special Agent Applicant Interviewer.
Brown initiated investigations and managed high profile investigations which impacted several local immigrant communities. She was instrumental with the dismantling of a large violent Asian street gang associated with the Born to Kill (BTK) gang charged with murder, home invasion robberies, prostitution and narcotics throughout the east coast. Brown displayed organizational and liaison skills with this multi-jurisdictional investigation that led to a 240 count indictment. All 26 defendants were found guilty and sentenced to lengthy prison sentences.
Brown also managed a federal investigations of violent “pimps” forcing juvenile girls into prostitution which caused national media attention and led to the enactment of Georgia law against pimping juvenile girls a felony, where previously it was a misdemeanor. She worked extensively with the emotionally damaged minor girls to illicit their statements and develop them as witnesses for trial. A total of seventeen pimps were convicted and sentenced to long prison sentences.
She has also developed investigations involving victims of human trafficking, alien smuggling and visa fraud in the Hispanic, Chinese and Korean communities in the Atlanta area which led to other multiple jurisdictional investigations. These organized crime groups were infiltrated by Brown’s development of informants and the use of sophisticated techniques. Her exemplary liaison skills developed relationships with multiple local and Federal law enforcement agencies and non-governmental agencies.
Brown received numerous accolades for her successful investigations, including the Attorney General’s Award for Excellence in Investigations, accommodation letters from the Director of the FBI and the United States Attorney’s Office in the Northern District of Georgia.
Prior to her assignment to the FBI, she was employed as an Assistant Director of Juvenile Alternative Services Program (JASP) which provided services to first time felony juvenile offenders.