Former police chief: Hate to say this, but the FBI is broken – and may not be fixable as it is

WASHINGTON, DC- Law Enforcement Today has reported numerous times on the serious problems that appear to be plaguing the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

Clearly these problems are not an indictment of the majority of rank-and-file agents, however there are some significant issues plaguing the agency, issues which must be dealt with to restore confidence in the agency by the American people.

PJ Media reports that a scathing report from a Department of Justice inspector general was released this week which reports a senior FBI official has been identified as continually violating the agency’s policy over unauthorized media contacts and by accepting unapproved “gifts.”

According to the IG’s report, the FBI official, who was not identified, “received items of value from members of the media” and had “numerous unauthorized contacts with the media” between 2014 and 2016.

Those gifts included, among other things, tickets to two black-tie dinner events, one valued at $300 and the other at $225. Those tickets were provided by an unnamed member of the media. The reporter, who also was not named, also provided transportation to the event, the report said.

This incident is another in a line of malfeasance by FBI agents. For example, in 2016, Michael Kortan, a former top FBI press officer, was given baseball tickets by a CNN reporter while also lying to investigators, a DOJ report said.

The report said Kortan, who resigned in 2018 “lacked candor under oath when he provided answers to OIG’s questions relating to the September 2016 tickets that were misleading and false.”

In a bizarre twist, the same DOJ report said that the agency cannot compel or subpoena testimony from former department employees, including any who may retire or resign during the course of an investigation.

This came about after the New York Post reported in May that former FBI Director Louis Freeh had given $100,000 to a trust fund for two of Joe Biden’s grandchildren while seeking to pursue “some very good and profitable matters” with him, according to emails that surfaced that month.

The gift from Freeh came about in April 2016—nine months before Biden left the vice-presidency—and shortly before he told Biden’s son Hunter the crackhead, “I would be delighted to do future work with you, the emails said.

This was despite the fact that the drug-addicted Hunter had been kicked out of the military in 2014 and he possessed little if any experience or qualifications.

None of this would come as a surprise to former President Donald Trump, who had long argued that the FBI and the office of Special Counsel Robert Mueller had colluded with leftist media outlets by leaking sensitive information to them. That included the raid on Trump confidante Roger Stone, which saw CNN conveniently at the scene as agents raided Stone’s home in the early morning raid.

Trump also alleged the FBI had released information about so-called “Russia collusion” in the 2016 presidential campaign, and allegations surrounding Hunter Biden’s foreign business dealings.

Tom Fitton of Judicial Watch also alleged that the Department of Justice were stonewalling the group when they tried to obtain documents under FOIA for the Stone raid. Judicial Watch ended up having to sue the DOJ, with Fitton claiming Judicial Watch was being “stonewalled,” indicating to him “someone has something to hide.”

The FBI has become increasingly political, or probably more accurately, more open about it. Last year when NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace alleged he found a “noose” in his garage area, the agency dispatched at least six special agents to Talladega, Alabama to investigate.

It turned out the “noose” was in fact a garage door pull that has been in that particular garage (and several others) for years.

More recently, the FBI has aggressively been going after those affiliated with the worst “insurrection” in world history, the January 6 US Capitol siege. 

All the while. they’ve been ignoring the violent anarchist thugs who rioted in cities across the US last summer in the name of antifa and Black Lives Matter.

An overwhelming majority of those who participated in the Capitol incident committed no more than criminal trespass, with perhaps a few dozen to maybe 100 being involved in more serious crimes such as assault.

There are even questions as to whether or not officials from the FBI may have helped perpetrate the Capitol incident.

Indeed, in an alleged plot to “kidnap” Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D), the FBI was very “active” in not only embedding agents and sources inside the plot but actually helping to facilitate and augment portions of it. The same agent who commanded the Detroit field office of the FBI was transferred to Washington, DC shortly before the January 6 incident.

What gives pause to the January 6 incident is the fact that the Department of Justice has, according to Fox News’ Tucker Carlson, refused to release over 10,000 hours of surveillance video from that date. That video could help to answer many questions the American people have about that day.

Carlson also noted that the government is hiding the identity of law enforcement officers who were present at the Capitol, including the identity of the plainclothes officer who shot and killed Trump supporter, Air Force veteran Ashli Babbitt, the only person killed on that date.

Carlson said that among those involved in the incident are “upwards of 20 unindicted co-conspirators” among those from the Oath Keepers who were arrested and indicted for their participation in the siege. Who are these “unindicted co-conspirators?” We don’t know. However those 20 individuals participated in ways similar if not more severely than those who were indicted.

Two of those unindicted co-conspirators—identified as “Person Two” and “Person Three” were in fact organizers of the riot…yet they were not indicted. Why?

Chances are they were either FBI informants or possibly FBI agents. In other words, according to government documents, FBI operatives were actively involved with organizing the January 6 “insurrection.” What of the other 18? There likely were at least some, if not all, involved in organizing the riot.

During a Senate hearing in March, FBI Director Christopher Wray admitted that the agency was infiltrating as many dissident groups as they could.

“Any time there is an attack, especially one that’s this horrific [Jan 6], that strikes right at the heart of our system the government, right at the time the transfer of power is being discussed, you can be darn tooting that we are focused very, very hard on how could we get better sources, better information, better analysis so that we can make sure that something that what happened on January 6th never happens again.”

Taken as a totality, it appears that the FBI was indeed highly active in planning and facilitating the events of January 6. False flag, anyone?

There are a number of other incidents, such as the church shooting in Garland, Texas in which the FBI was not only aware of but an active participant, with one FBI agent posing as an Islamic radical who had been in contact with Elton Simpson, the shooter at least three weeks before the attack.

A former FBI said the quiet part out loud in an interview on MSNBC, where a former FBI Assistant Director, Frank Figliuzzi explained:

“What we learned from our experience with international terrorism? In order to address that problem, arresting low-level operatives is merely a speed bump, not a roadblock. In order to really tackle terrorism, this time domestically, you’ve got to attack and dismantle the command-and-control element of a terrorist group…that may ben people sitting in Congress right now.”

Yes, a former FBI official suggested that a sitting member of Congress could be arrested basically if they oppose the regime.

We haven’t even gotten into the whole sordid mess with former FBI Director James Comey and disgraced former FBI officials Peter Strzok and Lisa Page and the whole sordid Crossfire Hurricane disgrace. 

Some have suggested dismantling the FBI, CIA and DHS and starting over from scratch, which might not be a bad idea.

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Earlier this year, we reported on a former FBI intelligence analyst who had been removing and taking home national security documents. For more on that, we invite you to:


MISSOURI- The Washington Examiner and other media sources tell us that an intelligence analyst at the FBI has been indicted and arrested related to the removal of national security documents and taking them to her home over the course of nearly a decade.

In an unsealed indictment it was revealed that Kendra Kingsbury, 48, had removed documents related to human sources and sensitive methods, as well as information on terrorist groups including al Qaeda and a number of other foreign threats.

Kingsbury was arrested Friday after the Tuesday indictment was unsealed and appeared before a magistrate.

Kingsbury, of Dodge City, Kansas worked as in intelligence analyst at the Kansas City Division of the FBI for 12 years prior to being suspended in 2017 after it was discovered that she had allegedly took the documents, according to a release from the Department of Justice (DOJ).

Fox 10 in Phoenix reported that Kingsbury had a top-secret security clearance which allowed her access to both national defense and classified information, the DOJ said.

In addition, she was also assigned to squads working on counterintelligence, violent crime and gangs, and illegal drug running.”

“As an intelligence analyst for the FBI, the defendant was entrusted with access to sensitive government materials,” said Assistant Attorney General John C. Demers who is assigned to the DOJ’s National Security Division.

“Kingsbury is alleged to have violated our nation’s trust by stealing and retaining classified documents in her home for years. Insider threats are a significant danger to our national security, and we will continue to work relentlessly to identify, pursue and prosecute individuals who pose such a threat.”

The indictment alleges that Kingsbury “improperly removed sensitive government materials—including national defense information and classified documents” between June 2004 and December 2017, and that she had “retained these materials in her personal residence.”

Kingsbury was not, however accused of either sharing or selling the information.

The indictment continued that Kingsbury “was not authorized to remove and retain these sensitive government materials, including the National Defense Information and classified documents,” nor did she have a “need to know” regarding “most, if not all of the information contained in those materials.”

The indictment alleged that she “knew that she was not authorized to remove and retain the materials,” however did so anyway.

The DOJ said the first count against Kingsbury “relates to numerous documents classified at the secret level that describe intelligence sources and methods related to U.S. government efforts to defend against counterterrorism, counterintelligence and cyber threats” including “details on the FBI’s nationwide objectives and priorities, including specific open investigations across multiple field offices” and “documents relating to sensitive human source operations in national security investigations, intelligence gaps regarding hostile foreign intelligence services and terrorist organizations and the technical capabilities of the FBI against counterintelligence and counterterrorism targets.”

The indictment goes on to list 10 different national security documents in the 2008-to-2014-time frame in the first count, related to a presentation, an email, an evaluation document, an intelligence bulletin and a variety of intelligence notes.

In the second count, the DOJ alleges that “relates to numerous documents classified at the secret level that describe intelligence sources and methods related to U.S. government efforts to collect intelligence on terrorist groups,” including documents related to “information about al Qaeda members on the African continent, including a suspected associate of Osama bin Laden” and records “regarding the activities of emerging terrorists and their efforts to establish themselves in support of al Qaeda in Africa.”

That indictment addresses 10 different records as part of this count, most of which included internal FBI correspondence.

“The breadth and depth of classified national security information retained by the defendant for more than a decade is simply astonishing,” said Alan Kohler Jr., assistant director of the FBI’s Counterintelligence Division on Friday.

“The defendant, who’s well trained in handling classified information, put her country’s sensitive secrets at risk. The FBI will go to great lengths to investigate individuals who put their own interests above U.S. national security, including when the individual is an FBI employee.”

The DOJ says that by removing and transporting the documents to an authorized location could have put the entire country’s safety at risk.

Kingsbury “risked disclosure and transmission of those materials, and therefore could endanger the national security of the United States and the safety of its citizens. She also knew that violating the rules governing the handling of classified information could result in criminal prosecution.”

Fox 10 said the case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Patrick C. Edwards and David Raskin in the Western District of Missouri, assisted by DOJ trial attorney Scott Claffee who is assigned to the Counterintelligence & Export Control Section of the National Security Division.

Of course, one must ask…what exactly was Kingsbury doing with this top-secret, classified information? It seems there is more to this than meets the eye. 

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In case you missed it, the FBI isn’t exactly on a roll. We recently reported on a FBI electronic technician who was arrested on child pornography and sexual exploitation of children charges. For more on that, we invite you to:


NASHVILLE, TN – A 38-year-old man who was employed by the FBI’s Nashville office as an electronics technician was arrested on April 27th under charges of sexual exploitation of children and receipt of child pornography.

According to a press release from the Department of Justice, 38-year-old Justin D. Carroll had allegedly been engaged in online communications with a 14-year-old girl, where authorities say Carroll had received inappropriate photos and videos from the minor while also exchanging in sexually explicit chats with the minor.

The investigation into the FBI employee started back in March, after a suspicious package arrived at the Nashville FBI office. Reportedly this package was addressed to the Nashville FBI office, but there was no specified recipient listed on the package label.

However, there was a return address that listed the name and address of someone that was later determined to be a 14-year-old girl based out of Rhode Island.

Considering the suspicious nature of the package, FBI bomb technicians intercepted the package and, once opened, it was found that there was a teddy bear and some candy inside of the box.

Upon further investigation, authorities found that this 14-year-old girl and Carroll had initially met in some online chat room during the summer of 2020 and had carried on numerous conversations across all sorts of communication platforms like Google Hangouts and email.

According to the DOJ, the following was noted about the nature of these communications between the suspect and the victim:

“Messages sent by Carroll consisted primarily of descriptions of intercourse and professions of love and included sexually explicit photos and videos exchanged between Carroll and the minor female.

“All communications sent from and received by Carroll were determined to have been sent from his personal devices.  Carroll had previously provided the minor female with his mailing address, listing the Nashville FBI Office’s street address.”

Reportedly investigators found that the suspect had allegedly tried engaging in other “sexually explicit conversations” with other minors.

FBI Memphis Field Office’s Special Agent in Charge Douglas Korneski stated the following regarding Carroll’s arrest:

“Once the FBI became aware of the alleged crime, an investigation was immediately initiated and investigated with all expediency, which culminated in today’s arrest.

“Anyone who commits a federal crime should know that the FBI will investigate to the fullest extent allowable by law, particularly when they are one of our employees.”

Acting U.S. Attorney Mary Jane Stewart for the Middle District of Tennessee commended the quick work enabled by the FBI regarding this investigation:

“I commend the leadership of the FBI for their quick and decisive action in this matter.

“Once the suspect was identified as an FBI support employee, agents took swift action to prevent the continued victimization of this child and others.  We will continue to work vigorously with our FBI partners to hold this individual accountable.”

If convicted of these charges, Carroll could face anywhere between 15 to 50 years in prison.

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