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David Magdycz, Assistant Director, International Operations

David Magdycz

Assistant Director
International Operations

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David Magdycz, HSI International Operations.

David Magdycz is currently assigned as the acting Assistant Director for Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) International Operations and oversees HSI's global presence of over 500 personnel assigned throughout the world.

Prior to his current role, Mr. Magdycz served as the Assistant Director for HSI International Operations. As the Deputy Assistant Director, Mr. Magdycz had operational oversight of 85 offices in 53 countries and was responsible for a budget of more than $180 million dollars.

Mr. Magdycz also served as the Deputy Director of Joint Task Force -East (JTF-E), responsible for ensuring Departmental unity of effort in the southern maritime approaches to the United States. In this role, Mr. Magdycz led and managed a number of Department of Homeland Security components which are tasked with integrating and aligning component activities to detect, deter, and defeat maritime threats to the United States in its operating area. Under his direction, JTF-E worked to identify gaps in maritime coordination and implemented cooperative strategies to resolve those gaps.

Prior to this position, Mr. Magdycz served as the Acting Special Agent in Charge in Boston, Massachusetts; Acting Deputy Special Agent in Charge in New York, NY; and Assistant Special Agent in Charge and Acting Deputy Special Agent in Charge in San Francisco, California. In these positions, he managed a diverse cadre of federal agents, intelligence analysts, and professional administrative staff at HSI offices throughout the United States. He also oversaw a number of HSI-led multiagency tasks forces, which include state, local, and federal law enforcement members working together to target cross-border criminal organizations along the east and west coasts of the U.S.

Mr. Magdycz served in multiple leadership positions including as the Resident Agent in Charge in Asheville, North Carolina; Program Manager at the National Bulk Cash Smuggling Center, and as an HSI Country Representative at the U.S. Embassy, in the Hague, Netherlands.

He began his federal law enforcement career in 2001 as a Special Agent with the U.S. Customs Service. Prior to his federal law enforcement career, Mr. Magdycz was employed with the Vermont State Police where he served as a State Trooper and canine handler. He has an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice.

Last Updated: 05/28/2024
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