Kathryn Peterson was named the special agent in charge of the Oklahoma City Division in 2016. Prior to this she served as an inspector in the Inspection Division at FBI headquarters. Ms. Peterson joined the FBI in 1990 and was first assigned to the Milwaukee Division, where she worked counterterrorism, gang, drug, and organized crime matters.
Ms. Peterson has held leadership positions in the Chicago, Albany, Counterintelligence, Counterterrorism, and Inspection Divisions, and was a member of the Milwaukee Division's SWAT team. Prior to joining the FBI, she served in the U.S. Army as an intelligence analyst.