Ronald T. Hosko, who had been the acting special agent in charge of the FBIs St. Louis division, is now the special agent in charge of the Washington, D.C. offices criminal section.
The division investigates financial, violent, organized and drug-related crimes in the D.C. area, as well as public corruption and civil rights violations.
Hosko joined the FBI in 1984 after graduating from the Temple University School of Law. He was first assigned to the Jackson division, where he investigated white-collar crime, organized crime and drug cases. He also served on the divisions SWAT team. Hosko transferred to the bureaus Chicago division in 1988, where he worked undercover in the Sourmash investigation that targeted fraudulent commodities trading in Chicago. He was later a supervisor of the Chicago violent crimes task force. Hosko was assigned to the FBIs critical incident response group in 2001. While serving as a unit chief in the crisis management unit, he worked in the joint operations command center during the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. Hosko also was a leader in the multiagency operations center during the 2002 sniper attacks in the D.C. area.