Episode 010: Kathy Lambert – Counterterrorism, the JTTF and Jihad Jane

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Retired Supervisory Special Agent Kathy Lambert served 20 years with the FBI. Prior to joining the Bureau, Kathy had earned a Ph.D. in Political Science with a concentration in Counterterrorism. Her entire FBI career was focused on counter-terrorism investigations.  In this episode of FBI Retired Case File Review,  she is interviewed about supervising the Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) in Philadelphia and South Jersey and working on several high-profiled cases, including the investigation and prosecution of  the infamous homegrown terrorists known as Jihad Jane. Kathy reviews the Jihad Jane case, her TDY assignments around the world, and the importance of local, state and federal law enforcement partners working together to combat the threat of terrorism in the United States.

RETIRED SUPERVISORY SPECIAL AGENT

KATHRYN M. LAMBERT

11/26/1995 – 11/30/2015

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Kathy’s counterterrorism cases include the investigation of a suspected terrorist living in Philadelphia and of the homegrown terrorist known as Jihad Jane. Articles related to these investigations are linked below:

Pakistani woman jailed for lying about husband

ICE REMOVES AN ADMITTED TERRORIST AND A MEMBER OF OUTLAWED MILITANT GROUP TO PAKISTAN

U.S. woman known as Jihad Jane sentenced to 10 years in plot

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New agent Kathy at the Board Room at the FBI Academy relaxing after a day at training.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Kathy at firearms training as a new agent.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Kathy with the FBI Director Louie Freeh at graduation day at the FBI Academy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Photo taken while Kathy was assigned to a TDY at Guantanamo Bay in April 2002, only 7 months after 9/11.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Kathy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia where she was on TDY in September 2002, the first anniversary of 9/11. Pictured with her is another FBI agent and a shopkeeper.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Jerri Williams, a retired FBI agent, author and podcaster, jokes that she writes about the FBI to relive her glory days. After 26 years with the Bureau specializing in major economic fraud and corruption investigations, she calls on her professional encounters with scams and schemers to write police procedurals inspired by true crime FBI cases in her Philadelphia FBI Corruption Squad crime fiction series featuring flawed female FBI agent Kari Wheeler. Jerri’s FBI for Armchair Detectives nonfiction series enables readers to discover who the FBI is and what the FBI does by debunking misconceptions about the FBI in books, TV, and movies. Her books are available as ebooks, paperbacks, and audiobooks wherever books are sold. She’s also the host of FBI Retired Case File Review, a true crime podcast with more than 200 episodes available for free subscription on all popular podcast apps.

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