As more information becomes public about the violence at the Capitol, it’s helpful to understand the basic rules under which the government collects information in advance of events like those that took place on Jan. 6.
Sean Joyce served for 26 years in the FBI, including as Deputy Director. He was also the Executive Assistant Director at the FBI’s National Security Branch and lead intelligence official of the FBI, Assistant Director of International Operations, Section Chief of the Counterterrorism Division's International Terrorism Operations Section, Joint Terrorism Task Force Supervisor, SWAT Team Leader, and Hostage Rescue Team Operator. Sean spearheaded several strategic initiatives, including "next generation cyber," which was a cross-organizational initiative to maintain the FBI’s world leadership in law enforcement and domestic intelligence. A Boston native, he holds degrees from Boston College and Dartmouth’s Amos Tuck School of Business.
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