George Rudd, Acting Chief Office of Investigations

George Rudd became acting chief of the Office of Investigations on March 18. He has more than 20 years of experience as an attorney and as a law enforcement investigator.

Background Experience/Significant Achievements

Rudd was born and raised in Miami, Florida, where his parents had emigrated from Cuba. He began his law enforcement career in 1985 with a three-year tour of active duty tour as a U.S. Army military police officer. After graduating from Florida International University, Rudd began his civilian federal law enforcement career as a U.S. probation officer for the Southern District of Florida. He began working as a probation officer for the Eastern District of Michigan while both attending law school and serving in the U.S. Army Reserve as a special agent for the Criminal Investigation Command.

Education

After graduating from the Cooley Law School at Western Michigan University, Rudd entered private practice in Florida, specializing in real estate law as a representative for national banks and developers. In addition, Rudd has been an adjunct professor in business law for Florida Atlantic University and vice chair of the Budget Advisory Committee for the Town of Davie, Florida, where he provided oversight of the city’s budget. Throughout his career, Rudd has responded to calls to active military duty assignments as a special agent, including as a member of a joint terrorism task force.

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