WASHINGTON -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Law enforcement leaders who directed last year’s Boston Marathon bombing investigation today cited video as the most valuable technology they used to identify the suspects. Federal, state and local law enforcement officials – Richard DesLauriers, former Special Agent in Charge of the Boston Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); Colonel Timothy P. Alben, Superintendent of Massachusetts State Police, and; Edward F. Davis, former Police Commissioner of the City of Boston Police Department – spoke this morning at the GovSec and FOSE events taking place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
Panelists gave the audience a first-hand look at the five-day manhunt that concluded with the capture of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Highlights from their remarks include:
Special Agent DesLauriers served as Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s Boston Office from 2010 until his retirement in 2013. Commissioner Davis served as head of the Boston Police Department from 2006 until his retirement in 2013. Colonel Alben was sworn in as Superintendent of Massachusetts State Police in 2012.
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