Within FBI field operative circles, groups of people known as “Special” by their titles alone, Michael R. McGowan is an outlier. Ten percent of FBI Special Agents are trained and certified to work undercover. A quarter of those agents have worked more than one undercover assignment in their careers. And of those, less than 10 percent of them have been involved in more than five undercover cases. Over the course of his career, McGowan has worked more than 50 undercover cases.
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Special Agent, SA Michael McGowan (Retired) spent more than 30 years of dedicated FBI service, the majority of which was spent working undercover against some of the most dangerous, sophisticated, and notorious criminal individuals and organizations in the world, having participated in excess of 50 FBI Undercover Operations. He has been recognized at the highest levels of the FBI and Department of Justice for his undercover work.