The FBI Office of Law Enforcement Coordination (OLEC)
was created to build bridges and strengthen relationships between the
FBI and the law enforcement community. The OLEC facilitates two-way communication,
collaboration, and a high level of customer service. It supports the
FBI in coordination with its law enforcement partners to uphold the law
and protect the United States from criminal and terrorist activities.
for a Safer America
Director Robert S. Mueller, III established the
OLEC to enhance coordination and communications between the FBI and its
federal, state, and local law enforcement partners on a national level.
The Office provides advice and guidance to FBI executives regarding the
utilization of state and local law enforcement expertise and resources
in criminal, cyber, and counterterrorism investigations, as well as recommends
policies and programs to enhance the FBI's working relationship with
The OLEC serves as the FBI's primary liaison for
the national law enforcement associations and represents the perspective
of police and sheriff departments within the FBI. The OLEC coordinates
the Director's Law Enforcement Advisory Group and supports the FBI's
intelligence-sharing and technological efforts with state and local law
The OLEC is also responsible for liaison with the
Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice's Office of
Justice Programs and Office of Community Oriented Policing Services,
and other federal agencies.
Law Enforcement Collaboration
On April 10, 2002, Director Mueller appointed Louis
F. Quijas to the position of FBI Assistant Director to oversee
the efforts of the newly created Office of Law Enforcement Coordination.
Prior to his appointment, Mr. Quijas was Chief of Police for the City
of High Point, North Carolina, after serving 25 years with the Kansas
City, Missouri, Police Department.
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Office of Law Enforcement Coordination
Federal Bureau of Investigation
U.S. Department of Justice
935 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20535
Tel: (202) 324-7126
Fax: (202) 324-0920