James Deloatch, Supervisory Special Agent

Supervisory Special Agent

Abbreviated bio:

Supervisory Special Agent James DeLoatch began his law enforcement career 32 years ago as a military policeman, in the United States Army. In 1995, Supervisory Special Agent DeLoatch joined Virginia State Police as a Trooper. In 2007, Supervisory Special Agent DeLoatch joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) where he has been assigned to the Kansas City Division, New York Division, Counterterrorism Division at FBI Headquarters, Richmond Division, and the FBI’s Civil Rights Unit at FBI Headquarters. Supervisory Special Agent DeLoatch has overseen several successful investigations, including multiple hate crimes investigations from the Unite The Right Rally in Charlottesville, VA; the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh and the El Paso WarMart shooting investigations. Supervisory Special Agent DeLoatch led the Eric Garner death investigation and served as the on-scene special advisor to agents and executive management working the George Floyd death investigation. In November 2019, Supervisory Special Agent DeLoatch was assigned to the Columbia [South Carolina] Division as the Public Corruption/Civil Rights supervisor.

Understanding the FBI Role in Police Misconduct and Civil Rights Violations.

June 29, 2021

Tyra is joined by James DeLoatch, FBI Supervisory Special Agent in a discussion concerning the FBI role in protecting the civil rights of the American people.