Britton Boyd

Assistant Special Agent in Charge

Federal Bureau of Investigation

About Britton

Britton Boyd is currently an Assistant Special Agent in Charge at the FBI El Paso Field
Office. He leads the Intelligence Program, which is responsible for providing analysis to
all National Security and Criminal Programs. Prior to his current position, he was the
Assistant Section Chief who led the FBI Counterterrorism Division’s International
Terrorism Operations Section. In this role, he oversaw program management and
execution of counterterrorism operations across all 56 of the FBI Field Offices. In this
role, he also worked on national security policy with the National Security
Council. Britton has achieved a reputation as an effective leader while managing highprofile, complex, and successful inter-agency, international investigations.
As a Special Agent, Britton led some of the FBI’s most high-profile investigations
focusing on international drug trafficking and corruption. He successfully extradited and
convicted a leader of the violent Beltran Leyva Organization, who received a life
sentence and was ordered to forfeit more than US$500m. Britton also received two of
the most prestigious awards by the FBI – The FBI Directors Award for his principal role
in the investigation of Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman Loera and the FBI Shield of Bravery for
exceptional courage in the line of duty.
Britton earned a BA from Wesleyan University, majoring in both History and