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Chad M. Creasey ’96
Majored in psychology and sociology
Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

After graduation, Creasey joined the United States Capitol Police (USCP) and trained at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, becoming a full-time member of the Special Weapons and Tactics (S.W.A.T.) team. The USCP was the catalyst for his career as a special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). After September 11, 2001, Creasey was sent to the FBI Academy in Quantico, Va. He was assigned to the FBI’s Miami, Fla., division for six years, working as a S.W.A.T. operator, focusing on the investigation of violent crimes. In 2008 Creasey was relocated back to Washington, D.C., to develop a team of 10 agents with proficiency in the use of geospatial tools and cellular networks in the most egregious cases for our nation.

After assisting on thousands of cases, Creasey and the members of the FBI’s Cellular Analysis Survey Team were recognized September, 2012 with the FBI Director’s Awards for Excellence for Distinguished Service to the Law Enforcement Community.

Chad Creasey grew up in Auburn, Ill. and feels his small, farm town upbringing provided the cornerstone to his well-accomplished career of today. At Illinois College Creasey played football and soccer, participated in Student Forum and played a role in the creation of Phi Alpha Delta law society. During his senior year, Creasey interned at The Washington Center in Washington, D.C., under Wilson Livingood, the sergeant-at-arms of the U.S. House of Representatives. This internship was pivotal in his life.

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