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Jason O'Neal

headshot of Jason O'Neal in Uniform
Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Justice Services

Jason O'Neal began his law enforcement career as a Military Police Canine Handler in the U.S. Marine Corps, handling both narcotic and explosive detector dogs assisting the U.S. Secret Service on executive protection details. He then joined the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Justice Services (BIA-OJS) serving as a Uniformed Police Officer and Supervisory Police Officer throughout the country.  Jason left federal service to be appointed as the Chief of Police for the Chickasaw Nation Lighthorse Police Department in Oklahoma, where he served for eight years championing multiple cross-deputation partnerships. Jason returned to federal law enforcement in 2012 with the BIA-OJS where he has served as a Special Agent in Charge, Deputy Associate Director, Assistant Director and now as the Director in Washington, D.C. Jason has 25 years in law enforcement, 21 of which he has served in Indian Country. Jason is an enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation.

Date Created: February 19, 2021