Timothy Langan, a 21-year veteran of the FBI, is the new special agent in charge of the Kansas City Field Office.
Langan had been the acting deputy assistant director in the International Operations Division at FBI headquarters in Washington.
Langan’s career with the FBI began in 1998, when he started working in the Dallas Field Office. He later worked in the Washington Field Office. Early on, Langan investigated Mexican drug trafficking organizations, violent crimes, and international terrorism, was a firearms and tactical instructor and a member of the SWAT team in Dallas, and served on protective details.
In 2007, Langan was promoted to supervisory special agent, serving on the Safe Streets and Gang Unit at FBI headquarters to provide program management oversight and support for gang investigations nationwide. In 2009, he was promoted to legal attaché in Sofia, Bulgaria, which also covers Albania and Macedonia.
In 2013, Langan led a squad investigating public corruption, civil rights, and complex financial crimes at the Nashville Resident Agency of the Memphis Field Office in Tennessee. In 2016, he was promoted to assistant special agent in charge of the Miami Field Office, serving as the head of the criminal enterprise branch.
In 2018, Langan was promoted to section chief in the International Operations Division, where he oversaw operational units covering Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. He also served as the division’s acting deputy assistant director.
Before joining the FBI, Langan served in the U.S. Marine Corps and as a police officer and detective in St. Charles, Missouri.