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John S. Pistole, JD Biography

Director of the Transportation Security Administration
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Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Director, Transportation Security Administration, July 2010-present
  • Deputy Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), 2004-2010
  • Executive Assistant Director for Counterterrorism and Counterintelligence, FBI, 2003-2004
  • Deputy Assistant Director for Operations and Assistant Director, Counterterrorism Division, FBI, 2002-2004
  • Inspector, Inspection Division, FBI, 2001-2002
  • Led the “Blue Team” for the Information Security Working Group, FBI, 2001
  • Helped lead the investigative and recovery efforts for the Egypt Air Flight 990 crash off the coast of Rhode Island., 1999
  • Assistant Special Agent in Charge, FBI Boston, Massachusetts, 1996-1999
  • Field supervisor, White-Collar Crime (WCC) and Civil Rights Squad, FBI, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1994-1996
  • Supervisor, Organized Crime Section, FBI Headquarters, 1990-1994
  • Special Agent with the FBI, 1983-1990
  • Practiced law, 1983-1990
  • JD, Indiana University Law School
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Do National Security Letters Give Excessive Surveillance Power to the Government?