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FBI’s #2 Guy Sean Joyce Brings Intensity to the Job

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By Jerry Markon
Washington Post

WASHINGTON — In the middle of the Pakistani night, near the border with Afghanistan, a team of FBI agents dressed in native garb descended on a hotel room. One of those agents, Sean M. Joyce, kicked in the door, tackled a screaming Pakistani man and threw him to the ground.

The 1997 raid resulted in the capture of Mir Aimal Kasi, who was later executed for murdering two CIA employees outside the agency’s Langley headquarters. And it marked a milestone in the ascension of Joyce, who in September became the FBI’s deputy director, the bureau’s second-ranking job.

With his wire glasses, receding hairline and thick Boston accent, Joyce could be mistaken for a college professor or corporate executive. In fact, he nearly was — he graduated from business school, interned on Wall Street and fielded job offers from leading financial firms.

But Joyce, 50, was drawn to law enforcement because, he said, “there’s something more to life than just making a lot of money.’’

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