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Paul Delacourt

Paul Delacourt has had an impressive career spanning 25 years in law enforcement, which he retired from in May 2021. He is currently a Director of Programs at Red River Technology in Chantilly, VA, and an Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Chicago Graham School, where he teaches a course in Intelligence and Analysis. Before he retired from the bureau, Paul served as Assistant Director of the Strategic Realignment Program Management Office at FBI Headquarters in Washington, DC. When he began his career with the FBI as a special agent for their Chicago Division in 1995, he was focused on gang and drug investigations. Post 9/11, his role changed to Counterterrorism duties operating within Chicago, Washington D.C., and Atlanta; additionally, he had temporary assignments to Guantanamo Bay Task Force at FBIHQ and deployments to Afghanistan, Qatar, and Iraq as program manager for Regime Crimes Liaison Office (RCLO).

Paul spent two years from 2009 to 2011 assigned as liaison officer to a counter-narcotics task force at U.S. Pacific Command at Camp Smith before being promoted to an assistant special agent for another three years in Honolulu Division, where he oversaw three operational divisions with almost 1500 staff members across seven counties within Central District of California before his last job at FBI headquarters. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctor from Wayne State University Law School.