New Director of Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers Sworn-In

This week, Thomas J. Walters was sworn in as the sixth Director of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC), according to a release issued by the Department of Homeland Security.

Walters will oversee “all operations related to the development and delivery of collaborative law enforcement training for more than 95 federal partner organizations across four FLETC domestic training sites; for state, local, and tribal departments throughout the U.S.; and outside the Nation’s borders through international training and capacity-building efforts. 

Walters is “a graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo, and earned a master’s degree in national security strategy from the National Defense University, National War College in Washington, D.C.” He has spent over 30 years with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, including in numerous leadership roles.

Acting DHS Secretary Elaine Duke said in a statement, “We are honored to welcome Mr. Walters back to DHS. He is a dedicated public servant who led all aspects of training and professional development during the creation of Customs and Border Protection.”

 

 

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