William Keefe

After a successful twenty-five year career with the FBI, Bill Keefe joined with Bob Walsh and Jim Martin in establishing R.E. Walsh & Associates.

During his law enforcement career, Mr. Keefe was assigned to the Louisville and Chicago offices of the FBI. For sever years prior to his retirement, he was the Supervisory Senior Resident Agent responsible for white-collar crime, civil rights, fraud, drugs, violent crimes, and counter-terrorism investigations conducted by a squad of fifteen Special Agents. As both a case agent and supervisor, Mr. Keefe was involved with a number of significant and successful investigations involving extortion, thefts, kidnappings, and homicides. He provided the leadership to three multi-agency task forces investigating international money laundering, insurance fraud, and serial homicides. In additional to his normally assigned duties, Mr. Keefe participated in special assignments that included aspects of the Oklahoma City bombing, the prison riots at Atlanta, and internal audits and integrity investigations within the FBI. He was a member of the Chicago Division Crisis Management Team, SWAT team, and a member of the Supervisory Advisory Committee to the Director of the FBI.

Before joining the FBI, Mr. Keefe was a commissioned officer in the Marine Corps serving in Vietnam as a platoon commander, a company commander, and a security watch officer at the National Security Agency. He was discharged at the rank of captain after five years of honorable service. Mr. Keefe is a 1967 graduate of the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota with a BA, and a graduate of DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois with a M.S. degree in Public Administration. He is a member of the Illinois Chiefs of Police, the North Suburban Chiefs of Police, and the Lake County Chiefs of Police Association

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