What does special agent mean?

Definitions for special agent

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word special agent.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. special agent(noun)

    someone whose authority is limited to the special undertaking they have been instructed to perform


  1. Special Agent

    In the United States, Special agent is usually the title for a detective or investigator for a state, county, municipal, federal or tribal government. An agent is generally an administrative worker for some but not all agencies.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. special agent

    A person, either United States military or civilian, who is a specialist in military security or the collection of intelligence or counterintelligence information.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of special agent in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of special agent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kasim Reed:

    We've spoken to the special agent in charge of FBI, there is no evidence this is related to terrorism.

  2. Robert Tufano:

    Investigators determined the victim, Robert Manson, met a woman in the hotel bar the prior night and took her back to his hotel room, mr. Manson identified himself as a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

  3. Cleveland Police:

    We definitely want to get it resolved as quickly as possible. The victim’s family deserves it, at this point he could be a lot of places, said Steve Anthony, the special agent in charge of the FBI's Cleveland division. He could be nearby, he could be far away or anywhere in-between.

  4. Claude Arnold:

    Defenders of sanctuary policies say they protect immigrants from deportation and reduce illegal immigrants ’ fear of cops. But critics, including Homeland Security Department officials say releasing illegal immigrant criminals inside the U.S. is dangerous. Claude Arnold, a retired U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement special agent in charge of Homeland Security Investigations, said sanctuary advocates claim immigration enforcement is the exclusive responsibility of the federal government, however enacting laws like the California Trust Act, which dictates how the federal government can enforce the law, contradicts those claims and can be devastating consequences. The murder of 32-year-old Kathlene Steinle’s in June 2015 by Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, an illegal immigrant from Mexico, is a prime example, Claude Arnold said. Steinle was shot dead while strolling on San Francisco’s Embarcadero with her father. The alleged shooter, a felon and five-time deportee, has pleaded not guilty to murder charges, claiming the shooting was an accident. Those responsible for releasing him not long before the shooting despite a federal request to detain him for deportation should also have consequences, Claude Arnold said. When sanctuary jurisdictions like San Francisco County release criminals that officials know are in the U.S. illegally, and those criminals commit heinous crimes, those responsible should be federally prosecuted.

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