Freilino Bio by J12XI447

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									                               Earl P. Freilino II
       Pennsylvania’s New Homeland Security Director as of February 19, 2002

30-year veteran with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

       Entered on duty as Special Agent (SA) with FBI in February 1971.
       Served at the following Field Offices: Boston (1971-72); San Francisco (1972-73);
        Washington, D.C. (1973-79); and Pittsburgh (1979 – 2002).

FBI Pittsburgh

       Joint Terrorism Task Force Supervisor (2000 – 2002) – Directed 30 law-enforcement
        officers, including federal, state and local officers, in a unit whose mission was to detect
        and counter terrorism in Western Pennsylvania and the nation.

       Weapons of Mass Destruction Coordinator (1997 - 2000) – Initiated unprecedented
        cooperation at all levels between FBI and other federal, state, county and local
        emergency-response agencies, including a partnership with the Pennsylvania Emergency
        Management Agency (PEMA) as a charter member of all Weapons of Mass Destruction
        working groups in Western Pennsylvania.

       Special Agent (1993 - 97) – Developed exceptional extra-territorial sources targeting
        Middle Eastern terrorist organizations.

Professional Training

       More than 6,000 hours specialized training, including extensive training for Domestic
        and International Terrorism; Weapons of Mass Destruction; Crisis Management; and
        Computer Investigations and Infrastructure Protection.

Military and Education Background

       U.S. Navy, Lieutenant Junior Grade, Vietnam Veteran, Honorable Discharge (1967-70).
       B.A. in Biology, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, with Russian Language specialization.
    Defense Language Institute, Monterrey, Calif., studied Polish Language-Eastern
     European Studies; Received Commandants Award as Outstanding Graduate.
    Post-graduate courses in Management/Business Administration, Central Michigan
     University.

Personal

    Age, 56; Has a wife and two daughters.

								
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