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In Minnesota, federal enforcers are led by women

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Drug abuse. Sextortion. Human trafficking.

These are some of the crimes that federal agents investigate and prosecute in Minnesota. And for the first time, the federal agencies doing that work are all led by women.

MPR News Host Angela Davis spoke with the U.S. attorney for Minnesota, the FBI's special agent in charge of the Minneapolis field office and the head of Homeland Security Investigations for Minnesota, North and South Dakota.

They talk about their priorities, emerging threats and how they want to work with Minnesotans.


• Erica MacDonald — U.S. attorney for the District of Minnesota

• Jill Sanborn —Special agent in charge for the FBI Minneapolis Division (covering North and South Dakota, too)

• Tracy Cormier —Special agent in charge, Department of Homeland Security investigations, Minnesota Division

To listen to the full conversation you can use the audio player above.