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Motorola Solutions and Glock Donate to DEA Survivors Benefit Fund

By Allan Lengel

The Motorola Solutions Foundation and Glock Inc. have each donated $30,000 to the DEA Survivors Benefit Fund, which provides continuing education and death benefits to the families of DEA agents and task force officers killed in the line of duty.

“Without the generous support of our corporate partners Motorola Solutions and Glock, the DEASBF would not be able to fulfill our commitment to the DEA families struck by tragedy,” said Richard Crock, chairman of the DEASBF fund.

In a statement, Motorola said:

“Each year, the Motorola Solutions Foundation’s awards grants to charitable organizations such as the  DEASBF to support  three primary areas of focus: first, responder programming, technology engineering education and programs that blend the two. Within each area of focus, our grant program supports underrepresented populations, including women, people of color, people with disabilities, the LGBTQ community, veterans and others.”

Any person or organization interested in contributing to the fund can click here.

CBP, TSA Ranked in Top 10 List of Best Employers for Military Veterans

CBP officer (Photo: CBP via Twitter)

By Steve Neavling

The Transportation Security Administration and Customs and Border Protection were among the top 10 employers for military veterans in 2021, according to a list compiled by Monster and

CBP ranked fourth on the list. About 90% of veterans hired by the agency stayed for 12 months or longer, according to the listing. CBP also supports numerous services for veterans, including mentorship programs, paid time off for military duty, and military-focused family leave programs. 

The TSA ranked ninth. About 85% of the veterans hired at the agency stayed longer than 12 months. The veteran support services include skills translators, mentorship programs, and partnerships with veteran and military family organizations. 

About 200,000 veterans transition to civilian jobs a year, according to the listing. 

The criteria include employers’ “strong track records of not only hiring but retaining veterans and military families,” skilled translators, paid time off for military duty, and teams dedicated to veteran recruitment. 

FBI’s First Latina to Lead a Field Office Is Named Assistant Director of Insider Threat Office

Special FBI agent Rachel Rojas

By Steve Neavling

Rachel Rojas, who was serving as special agent in charge of the Jacksonville Field Office in Florida, has been named assistant director of the Insider Threat Office at FBI headquarters. 

Rojas’ career with the FBI began in 1996, when she served as an investigative specialist for the New York Field Office.

After completing her academy training in 2000, Rojas began investigating administrative and drug matters in New York. Following 9/11, she investigated financing data and communications linked to the attack. 

In 2005, Rojas was promoted to a supervisory special agent and transferred to the Terrorism Financing Operations Section of the Counterterrorism Division at FBI headquarters. In 2007, she returned to New York to oversee the applicant program before shifting her focus to mortgage and bank fraud. 

In 2012, Rojas became assistant special agent in charge of New York’s Criminal Division, where she was responsible for overseeing financial crime threats, public corruption, civil rights, health care fraud, and other issues. 

The following year, Rojas was named assistant special agent in charge of New York’s Violent Criminal Threat Branch, managing the Safe Streets gang and violent crime task forces, bank robberies, fugitives, human trafficking, and other programs. 

In 2015, Rojas returned to FBI Headquarters to serve as a section chief in the Security Division, where she was responsible for the physical and technical protection of bureau employees, facilities, information, and operations worldwide. 

In 2019, Rojas was appointed to lead the Jacksonville Field Office in Florida, becoming the first Latina special agent in charge. 

Rojas received a bachelor’s degree in communications/journalism from Boston University and a master’s degree in international management/leadership from Manhattanville College in Purchase, New York.