About this Video
About the Video: William "Billy" Queen Jr. is a retired undercover agent with the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). In early 1998, as part of an operation to infiltrate motorcycle gangs, Queen joined the San Fernando Valley chapter of the Mongols as "Billy St. John", and was a member for 28 months. Despite his nickname, "Billy the Slow-Brain", he was successful within the ranks of bikers, and even rose to the position of chapter vice-president and treasurer. Thanks to evidence he gathered while in these positions, a series of raids on May 19, 2000 by almost 700 lawmen in four states led to the arrest and conviction of 54 gang members. The ATF later described Queen's time undercover as "its most successful [biker gang] penetration.
Queen was awarded the Federal Bar Association's Medal of Honor for his successful involvement with the Mongols.