FBI Information and Technology Branch
The Information and Technology Branch (ITB) is a service within the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The ITB is responsible for all FBI information technology needs and information management. ITB also promotes and facilitates the creation, sharing, and application of FBI knowledge products with the larger law enforcement community in order to improve overall nationwide crime fighting effectiveness.
|Federal Bureau of Investigation|
Badge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
|Common name||Federal Bureau of Investigation|
|Motto||Fidelity, Bravery, Integrity|
|Formed||July 26, 1908|
|Employees||35,104 (October 31, 2014)|
|Annual budget||US$8.3 billion (FY 2014)|
|Operations jurisdiction||United States|
|Legal jurisdiction||As per operations jurisdiction|
|Governing body||U.S. Department of Justice|
|Headquarters||J. Edgar Hoover Building|
Northwest, Washington, D.C.
|Sworn members||13,260 (October 31, 2014)|
|Unsworn members||18,306 (October 31, 2014)|
|Field offices||56 (List of FBI Field Offices)|
Headed by an FBI Executive Assistant Director, the ITB is responsible to the FBI Director through the Associate Deputy Director. As a unit of the FBI (which is a component of the United States Department of Justice), the ITB is ultimately responsible to the Attorney General of the United States.
The current ITB Executive Assistant Director is John S. Adams. The ITB Executive Assistant Director previously served as the Chief Information Officer of the FBI, but was spun off into its own office. The current Chief Information Officer is Dr. Gordon Bitko.
The Information and Technology Branch is formed by three Divisions.
- FBI Information Technology Enterprise Services Division headed by Jeremy Wiltz
- FBI Information Technology Applications & Data Division headed by Michael Gavin
- FBI Information Technology Infrastructure Division headed by Darin Jones
- "Frequently Asked Questions". Federal Bureau of Investigation. Retrieved 2016-09-02.