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Director - INTERPOL Washington
Wayne H. Salzgaber began his appointment as Deputy Director of INTERPOL Washington, the United States National Central Bureau, in October 2015 and was appointed to Acting Director in October 2016. He was appointed Director in June 2018.
As Director, Mr. Salzgaber acts on behalf of the Attorney General as the official U.S. representative to INTERPOL, the world’s largest international criminal police organization, and its 192 member countries. In this capacity, he leads the U.S. Government’s efforts to share and exchange international criminal investigative, border security and humanitarian assistance information across the INTERPOL communications platform, and has responsibility for all personnel and assets dedicated to INTERPOL Washington’s mission of supporting domestic and international law enforcement and border security operations around the globe.
Mr. Salzgaber is serving at INTERPOL Washington on detail from the Department of Homeland Security where he has worked for over a decade in various law enforcement leadership roles since its creation in 2003. He has dedicated over 28 years to the public sector in key investigative and military leadership positions in the U.S. Coast Guard, Coast Guard Investigative Service, and the Inspector General community at the Department of Homeland Security and Department of the Treasury. Mr. Salzgaber holds a Bachelor’s degree in Criminology from Saint Leo University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude.
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