Timothy P. Murphy

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Timothy P. Murphy
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Deputy Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
In office
July 8, 2010 – August 31, 2011
PresidentBarack Obama
DirectorRobert Mueller
Preceded byJohn S. Pistole
Succeeded bySean M. Joyce
Personal details
Alma materFerris State University

Timothy P. Murphy is an American law enforcement officer and a former Deputy Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Murphy joined the FBI in September 1988. He has formerly served in FBI field posts in cities such as Newark, Tampa, Washington, DC, and Cincinnati along with several post at FBI Headquarters. Murphy has investigative experience in a number of matters including counterterrorism, organized crime and drug trafficking. His experience also expands into undercover and surveillance work. Murphy's executive experience includes being the special agent in charge of the Washington Field Office, special agent in charge of the Cincinnati Division, and a member of the Director's Special Agent in Charge Advisory Committee.[1]

Murphy graduated from Ferris State University.[2] He retired as Deputy Director of the FBI on August 31, 2011.[3]


  1. ^ "FBI Director Mueller Names Timothy P. Murphy Deputy Director". FBI National Press Office. July 8, 2010. Retrieved March 14, 2011.
  2. ^ "Timothy P. Murphy - Deputy Director". FBI. July 8, 2010. Retrieved May 15, 2011.
  3. ^ "New FBI Deputy Director". Federal Bureau of Investigation. August 31, 2011. Retrieved 2012-04-13.