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FBI Retired Case File Review

The host of FBI Retired Case File Review with Jerri Williams is a retired FBI agent writing crime fiction inspired by true crime FBI cases. In this podcast, she interviews retired FBI agents about their most intriguing and high-profile cases, reviews how the FBI is portrayed in books, TV, and movies and recommends crime fiction. Photos and links to articles about the cases and topics discussed can be found at

Oct 15, 2016

Retired agent Stan Ragen reviews the important role he played in coordinating the office's extraterritorial response to crisis events overseas. Some notable examples are the El-Khobar Towers (Saudi Arabia); TWA flight 800 (NY); Egypt Air flight 990 (RI); USS Cole (Yemen); US Embassy bombings (Kenya and Tanzania); and the 9/11 attacks. He also assisted in the New York FBI response to Hurricane MARILYN (USVI); USAir flight 1549 (NY); and Hurricane SANDY (NY). Stan is also interviewed about how he and members of the New York Division's Evidence Response Team (ERT) found human remains in a collapsed building in Harlem while assisting the one of the New York Division squads on a drug case. According to Stan, the success of the ERT in this matter demonstrated what the team could do and is an example of cooperation and collaboration with NYC agencies. Prior to retiring, Stan served as a senior advisor to New York Field Office executives, developing Continuity of Operations plans and procedures. 


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