There’s no room for failure—when it comes to weapons of mass destruction, even a single incident could be catastrophic.

Serious enough for the FBI to determine that the threat was “sufficient to require specialized attention.”

In 2006, the FBI established the Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate (WMDD) to create a unique combination of law enforcement authorities, intelligence analysis capabilities, and technical subject matter expertise that exists nowhere else in the U.S. government.     Read more