Maureen O'Connell comes from a family of Chicago Police officers and Fire Department personnel, dating back almost 100 years. In her direct family alone, there is over 200 years of public service.
She was a Special Agent with the FBI for 25 years, specializing in: Forensics, Gangs, and Cartel level Narcotics. During her tenure, she worked Major Narcotics, Violent Street Gangs and as a Forensic Investigator/Team Leader with the FBI's Evidence Response Team (ERT).
Maureen was the FBI Case Agent on a team of seasoned Los Angeles County Gang Detectives, on the largest gang take down in U.S. history. This take down was responsible for the largest RICO indictment to date.