- Carl Truscott
Carl Joseph Truscott (born
May 21, 1957), a former Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosivesin the United States Department of Justice. Truscott was appointed by Attorney General John Ashcrofton April 18, 2004. He replaced Bradley Buckles.
Truscott earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from the
University of Delawarein 1979 and a Certificate from the Executive Program for Senior Executives in National and International Security from Harvard University
Mr. Truscott was in the
United States Secret Service, where he served as the Assistant Director of the Office of Protective Research. He began his law enforcement career in 1980as an Investigator for the New JerseyDepartment of Law and Public Safety. Mr. Truscott is currently a senior executive at ASERO Worldwide, a leading security consulting firm.
U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
Mr. Truscott was Director of the
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosivesuntil his resignation in 2006. He was replaced by Acting Director Michael J. Sullivan, current United States Attorneyand former MassachusettsState Representative and District Attorneyfor Plymouth County, Massachusetts. [http://www.southcoasttoday.com/daily/09-06/09-01-06/09state-region.htm Former Plymouth DA named to head agency] An article by the Associated Pressappearing in " The New Bedford Standard-Times" on September 1, 2006.]
U.S. Secret Service
Prior to being named Assistant Director, Mr. Truscott served as Special Agent in Charge of the Presidential Protective Division, and was responsible for the overall security of the President, the First Family and the White House. Mr. Truscott served two tours of duty in the Presidential Protective Division at the White House during his career, and protected Presidents Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, William J. Clinton and George W. Bush.
Mr. Truscott is a member of the Senior Executive Service since 1999 and has received numerous achievement and performance awards throughout his distinguished law enforcement career, including: the Director’s Lifesaving Award in 1986; Senior Executive Service performance awards in 2001 and 2002; a Special Award for Distinguished Service to the Executive Office of the President in 2002; and the Presidential Rank Award as Meritorious Executive in 2003.
ATTORNEY GENERAL ASHCROFT APPOINTS CARL J. TRUSCOTT AS DIRECTOR OF THE BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, FIREARMS AND EXPLOSIVES:http://www.usdoj.gov/opa/pr/2004/April/04_ag_206.htm
* [http://www.progressivegovernment.org/appointee_data4.php?title=DATF%20-%20JU#bio Appointee Data -- Carl J. Truscott] from Progressive Government Institute
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