West Virginia AG asks FBI to remove DEI from recruitment process priorities

(The Center Square) – West Virginia’s attorney general called into question the FBI’s hiring practices in a letter sent to the associate deputy director Monday.

The FBI prioritizes diversity, equity and inclusion as the top priority in its hiring and promotion policies, which is a violation of non-discrimination laws, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey wrote.

“Let me be clear: however you look at it, discrimination is wrong and has no place in our society. Race-conscious recruitment, hiring and promotion practices in the FBI only foster division and stereotypes,” Morrisey said in a statement. “The FBI is the country’s top law enforcer, but it is no longer recruiting for the best and the brightest—recent revelations suggest the organization is abandoning its core principle of attracting the most-qualified candidates and instead hiring and advancing employees based on gender/sexual orientation and race.”

Morrisey cited a “Report on Alarming Trends
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