Valarie Parlave is currently the Special Agent in Charge of the Washington Field Office. Prior to this se served as a Deputy Assistant Director in the Criminal Investigative Division at FBI Headquarters. Ms. Parlave began her career as a special agent with the FBI in 1991. She first reported to the Las Vegas Division, where she conducted violent crime and fugitive investigations until February 1993, when she was assigned to the division's violent gang and drug squad. In that role, she coordinated two violent gang and drug task forces, led task force investigations, supervised undercover buys, executed felony warrants, conducted wiretap investigations, and acted as an undercover agent.