Last updated on: 1/18/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Andrew Arena, JD Biography

Title:
Special Agent in Charge of the Detroit Division for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Position:
Con to the question "Should Prostitution Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

“Illegal prostitution is not a victimless crime. The FBI is part of the apparatus in place to protect people, sometimes even from their own poor choices.”

FBI Press Release, Aug. 16, 2006

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Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Special Agent in Charge, Detroit Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), 2007-present
  • Special Agent in Charge (SAC), Criminal Division, New York Field Office, FBI, 2005-2007
  • Special Agent in Charge (SAC), Administrative Division, New York Field Office, FBI 2003-2004
  • Special Assistant to the Executive Assistant Director, Counterterrorism and Counterintelligence, FBI, 2004-2005
  • Chief, International Terrorism Operations Section, FBI Headquarters, FBI, 2002-2003
  • Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC), Detroit Division, FBI, 2001-2002
  • Supervisory Senior Resident Agent, Youngstown Resident Agency, Cleveland Division, FBI
  • Supervisor, Violent Crimes and Major Offenders Squad, Cleveland Division, FBI
  • Supervisory Special Agent, Organized Crime Section, FBI Headquarters, FBI, 1995-1997
  • Team Leader, Violent Street Gang Task Force, Los Angeles Division, FBI, 1993-1995
  • Special Agent, Albany Division, Syracuse Resident Agency, FBI, 1988-1993
Education:
  • JD, University of Detroit School of Law, 1988
  • BS, History and Political Science, Central Michigan University, 1985
  • Study Abroad, Cambridge University, England
Other:
  • None found