Jeff Jamar

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Jeff Jamar is an FBI Special Agent in Charge, who rose to notoriety for his role in the 1993 Waco siege.

On May 25, 1982 Jamar met with FBI agents Fitzpatrick, Montanari, Robert McEleney, SAC Ed Enright, Randy Prillaman, McWeeney, Joe Rush, and supervisors Ronald Reese and Anthony Amoroso, to discuss the Halloran/Wheeler murder. Jamar was involved because two FBI informants were being investigated on charges that they had been complicit in the murder. This perceived "bungling" was later mentioned in a civil suit alleging mass mismanagement of the Informant system.[1]

On November 20, 1990 he and Minneapolis police chief declined to comment on the size of the ransom being demanded in the abduction of a local bank chairman.[2]

In 1993, he referred to the San Antonio prison gang El Eme as the "most dominant" gang within the Texas judicial system.[3]


Jamar served as the siege commander during Waco, aided by agents Robert Ricks, Richard Schwein, Richard Swensen and Richard Rogers.[4][5]

He was charged as a defendant in the 1999 civil suit Andrade et al. vs Chojnacki et al.[6]


  1. ^ PDF EMILY McINTYRE and CHRISTOPHER McINTYRE as co-administrators of the Estate of John L. McIntyre, Plaintiffs, v. THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, et al., Defendants. CIVIL ACTION NO. 01-CV-10408-RCL]
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  3. ^ Mexican Mafia: Prison Gang Profile - Inside Prison
  4. ^ Report to the Deputy Attorney General on the Events at Waco, Texas/The FBI's Management of the Standoff at Mt. Carmel at Wikisource.
  5. ^ Hancock, Lee. Dallas Morning News, "Ex-colonel says FBI heard sect's fire plansU.S. officials say bugging devices weren't reliable", October 8, 1999
  6. ^ Andrade et al. vs Chojnacki et al.