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New Jacksonville FBI Agent In Charge Talks Priorities

Federal Bureau of Investigation

There's a new agent in charge of the FBI's Jacksonville Division with experience investigating public corruption, civil rights, and violent crimes.Michelle Klimt has been with the FBI since 1990, investigating everything from drug trafficking to international and domestic terrorism.

As a charter member of the agency's Evidence Response Team, she participated in the crime scene recoveries at the Oklahoma City bombing and the September 11, 2001 attack in New York City.

Michelle Klimt joined Melissa Ross to discuss her new position and the FBI’s role on the First Coast.

From 2008 to 2011 Klimt was designated assistant special agent in charge of the Sacramento Division and was responsible for all criminal investigations and administrative matters.

She most recently served as the acting deputy assistant director of the Operational Programs Branch in the FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division.

You can follow Melissa Ross on Twitter @MelissainJax.

Melissa Ross joined WJCT in 2009 with 20 years of experience in broadcasting, including stints in Cincinnati, Chicago, Orlando and Jacksonville. During her career as a television and radio news anchor and reporter, Melissa has won four regional Emmys for news and feature reporting.