LAWFUEL – The Law Enforcement Newswire – Timothy J. Healy has been named Special Agent in Charge (SAC) of the Intelligence Division of the FBI’s Washington Field Office. Director Robert S. Mueller, III, appointed him to this position, which was recently created for Washington, New York, and Los Angeles due to the increased importance of intelligence matters within the FBI. Most recently, Mr. Healy served as the Assistant Special Agent in Charge of Washington Field Office’s Intelligence Branch, Counterterrorism Division.
Mr. Healy entered on duty as a special agent of the FBI in 1986. Upon completion of training at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia, he was assigned to Salt Lake City, Utah, where he investigated a variety of criminal matters including white collar and violent crime. He was later assigned to the Ogden, Utah, Resident Agency. During that time, Mr. Healy investigated telemarketing fraud, bank fraud, bank robberies, fraud by wire, murder for hire, and murder on government reservations. In 1989 he initiated “Operation Disconnect,” a proactive telemarketing investigation that eventually included 15 field divisions and the successful conviction of 402 fraudulent telemarketers. In 1995, he was the primary undercover agent on the Montana Freeman case, and for his work received the Attorney General’s Award for Exceptional Service.
In 1997, Mr. Healy was promoted to FBI Headquarters, where he managed the Telemarketing Program in the Economic Crime Unit of the Criminal Investigative Division. In 2000 he initiated the Internet Fraud Complaint Center and became the center’s first unit chief. He was transferred to the Baltimore Field Office in 2002, where as a supervisory special agent he supervised a squad investigating child pornography and child sexual exploitation, and later supervised a squad investigating computer intrusions.
In 2003, Mr. Healy was ordered to stand up the new Terrorist Screening Center (TSC). He was later promoted to serve as TSC’s Deputy Director, and was responsible for the Operations, Administrative, and Information Technology Branches. In recognition of his efforts at the TSC, he received the Directors Award for Outstanding Information Management. In 2006, he was designated Assistant Special Agent in Charge of Washington Field Office’s new Intelligence Division.
Mr. Healy graduated from Benedictine University in 1979 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. He began his career as an officer in the United States Marine Corps, completed Naval Flight Training, and was ordered to Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, where he flew as a Harrier fighter pilot. Mr. Healy is married and has six children.