Karl G. Anglin - Assistant Special Agent in Charge
Karl G. Anglin began his career with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives over twenty two years ago after working for the Lubbock, Texas Fire Department for fourteen years. Mr. Anglin has a Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Fire Science Technology from Wayland Baptist University in Plainview, Texas.
Mr. Anglin was first appointed to the Dallas Arson Task Force in Dallas, Texas as a Special Agent in 1987. He was a certified arson investigator and a member of the prestigious ATF National Response Team. Mr. Anglin’s primary duties were the investigation of arson, bombings and explosions under ATF jurisdiction.
In 1993, Mr. Anglin was assigned to the National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime, Arson and Bombing Investigative Sub-unit, for the Federal Bureau of Investigations in Quantico, Virginia. Mr. Anglin specialized in psychological criminal profiling and case analysis of arson and bombing incidents throughout the world.
In 1997, Mr. Anglin supervised the ATF Arson Task Force in Los Angeles California before being promoted in 2002 to Chief of Staff for Field Operations, Bureau Headquarters, Washington, D.C. As Chief of Staff, Mr. Anglin was responsible for staffing and personnel issues for over 3000 employees within the Field Operations Directorate and headed the Field Operations transition from the Department of the Treasury to the Department of Justice under the Homeland Security Act of 2002.
In 2004, Mr. Anglin was assigned to the San Francisco Field Division as the Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC) and in 2007 Mr. Anglin was fortunate enough to take a lateral transfer to the Los Angeles Field Division in the same capacity. ASAC Anglin currently supervises the Los Angeles Field Division’s Intelligence Group, the Arson and Explosives Group and Field Offices located in Riverside, San Bernardino, Santa Ana, San Diego and El Centro.