The FBI’s first priority is to help protect the people, their children, the neighborhoods, and businesses from the most dangerous threats the nation faces — from foreign and domestic terrorists to spies on US soil, from cyber criminals to crooked government leaders, from mobsters to violent street gangs, from child abusers to serial killers. They are helping along the way to protect and maintain the economy, physical and electronic infrastructure, and democracy in the country.
The research programs of the FBI include counter-terrorism, counter-intelligence, cyber, public corruption, human rights, transnational organized crime, white collar.
The FBI hires 35,000 people including special agents and support professionals like those of intelligence analysts, language specialists, scientists, and experts in information technology. Check the Leadership & Management website for information on our executives and organizational structure.
Managing an organization as broad and complex as the FBI— and turning it into the intelligence-driven, threat-focused enterprise necessary for the 21st century — requires a clear picture of where we are and where we plan to go. This is where their plan comes in. The FBI strategy helps office leaders and managers to recognize and meet mission-critical objectives, assign resources to achieve those goals, monitor progress along the way, resolve problems as found, and produce clear outcomes.
The core principles of the FBI include Rigorous adherence to the United States Constitution; respect for the dignity of all all we protect; compassion; fairness; uncompromising personal integrity and institutional honesty; transparency by taking responsibility for our actions and decisions and the consequences of our actions and decisions; leadership, both personal and professional and Diversity.
The San Antonio FBI facility, in collaboration with the GSA, was designed to combine the requisite security measures and usable office space in harmony. The architecture uses natural Texas limestone as well as granite, cherry wood, bronze and glass throughout, both smooth and rough cut. The four-story building features a garage for workers, office rooms, gym, atrium, public lobby and guard station. The perimeter is guarded by state-of – the-art fencing, which is softened by strategic landscaping. Outer architecture complements the suburban nearby area.
Counties covered by the FBI in San Antonio include Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Frio, Gillespie, Gonzalez, Guadalupe, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Mason, Medina, Real, Uvalde, and Wilson. Along with our main office in San Antonio, we have six satellite offices, known as resident agencies, in the area: Austin, Brownsville, Del Rio, Laredo, Mcallen and Waco.
People who work there only have great things to say about the workplace. It is said to provide excellent opportunity to perform vital investigations with minimal supervision. Great variety of possible work environments, from corporate investigations to illegal drugs and great opportunities to travel to various parts of our country and abroad. The FBI is a great place to work, to serve the country. Productive work, keeping the mind and body running at a consistently high intensity. Great colleagues who aim to better others ‘ lives together. Everyone is driven to work for the greater good. Co-workers are high quality ethical people. Career development within the FBI is extremely rewarding but will entail several relocations over the career of an employee. As opposed to most other federal law enforcement agencies, the FBI has a multitude of job opportunities to keep workers happy and fulfilled for a whole job.
This iconic office is located near downtown San Antonio, Texas:
- San Antonio Mayor’s Office
- San Antonio City Clerk-Records
- San Antonio Economic Development Department
- San Antonio Building Inspections
- District 2 City Council Office
- San Antonio Passport & Birth Certificate office
- FBI Headquarters San Antonio
- San Antonio Public Safety Headquarters
All of these wonderful offices are located just a short distance from our fantastic CBD Store on Blanco Road! Make sure to stop by when you get the chance!