FBI – Richmond is one of 56 field offices of the FBI, a bureau-level federal agency within the U.S. Department of Justice that serves a dual role as both a federal criminal investigative body and an intelligence agency. FBI – Richmond serves as the regional headquarters and is responsible for the oversight of six FBI resident agencies located throughout the state of Virginia.
The FBI focuses on threats that challenge the foundations of American society, using intelligence to protect the nation and bring to justice those who violate the law. FBI – Richmond was built in 2001 and is leased to the GSA for a 20-year lease. The property possesses a number of security features including 100-foot setbacks, reinforced security fencing and vehicle barriers, blast-resistant envelope and window features, and intrusion detection systems.