New Director Tapped for FBI's Terrorist Screening Center
Longtime federal prosecutor Leonard C. Boyle is the choice to head the FBI's Terrorist Screening Center, FBI Director Robert Mueller announced March 14. Boyle previously was commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Public Safety, but he spent 17 years with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Connecticut, eventually supervising the Hartford Branch Office and becoming chief of the Criminal Division in 1994.
The FBI announcement said Boyle has experience prosecuting law enforcement figures implicated for corrupt relationships with criminals in Boston and also trying civil rights cases involving members of the Hartford Police Department, and a racketeering case against organized crime figures.
He has been an adjunct professor at the University Of Connecticut School Of Law and an instructor at the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Legal Education and National Advocacy Center since 1994. The center gets support from the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of State, the Department of Justice, the Department of Defense, the Department of the Treasury, and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. For information about it, visit www.fbi.gov/terrorinfo/counterrorism/tsc.htm.