Richard C. DesLauriers had a 26-year career with the Federal Bureau of Investigation before retiring in 2013 as the Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Boston Division, the agency’s tenth largest office.
DesLauriers graduated from the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia in 1987. His first assignment was in Birmingham, Alabama where he worked violent crime and fugitive matters. It is also where he began his career in counterterrorism.
He continued that work in New York City and was later promoted to supervisory special agent in the Eurasian section of the National Security branch at FBI headquarters in Washington, DC.
In December 1997, Richard was transferred to the Boston division where he served as the Counterintelligence Program Coordinator. He was later designated as the Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Boston Division.
Prior to being named Special Agent in Charge in Boston, Richard served as the Deputy Assistant Director of the Counterintelligence Division at FBI headquarters, where he was responsible for nationwide counterintelligence operations and espionage investigations.
Richard is now the Vice President of Security with the Penske Corporation in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.