Sauk Valley Community College invites the public to a free presentation Special Agent: My Life on the Front Lines as a Woman in the FBI by former FBI agent Candice DeLong Thursday, March 21 at 7 p.m. in Mathis Theatre.
DeLong has been called a real-life “Clarice Starling.” She carried out the manhunt for the Unabomber, went undercover as a gangster’s moll, posed as a madam for a call-girl ring and tailed numerous terrorists. Until her retirement in 2000, DeLong was head field profiler in San Francisco for the FBI, served as liaison with the Bureau’s Behavioral Science Unit in Quantico and gave a number of lecturers on issues such as protecting women and children, preventing sexual abuse and more.
Her cases and knowledge have given her the opportunity to appear on several television programs including Good Morning America, 48 Hours, and The Early Show as well as inspired a Lifetime original movie, Killer Instinct: From the Files of Candice DeLong.
Her presentation will allow audiences to see into the world of one of the most powerful law enforcement agencies and the dangers and rewards a woman in this career receives. For more information on this free program, contact Ana Salgado, student activities coordinator, at 815-835-6432.