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FBI Science and Technology Branch

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FBI Science and Technology Branch

Federal Bureau of Investigation
Common name Federal Bureau of Investigation
Abbreviation FBI
Seal of the Federal Bureau of Investigation

The Science and Technology Branch (STB) is a service within the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The STB is responsible for providing forensic science services and information sharing support capabilities to the FBI and the larger law enforcement community.


  • Leadership 1
  • Organization 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


Headed by an FBI Executive Assistant Director, the STB is responsible to the FBI Director through the Deputy Director. As a unit of the FBI (which is a division of the United States Department of Justice), the NSB is ultimately responsible to the Attorney General of the United States.

The current STB Executive Assistant Director is Steven M. Martinez, who was appointed by FBI Director Robert Mueller on May 9, 2012.[2]


The STB was formed by the unification of the FBI's various scientific investigation and support units.


  1. ^ a b c "Quick Facts". Federal Bureau of Investigation. Retrieved 2012-03-03. 
  2. ^ Steven Martinez Named Executive Assistant Director of Science and Technology Branch, FBI National Press Office, 2012-05-09
  3. ^ About Us: Operational Technology: Capabilities Accessed November 26, 2013

External links

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Website
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