Chicago Field Division

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Welcome to ATF's Chicago Field Division. Our division is responsible for ATF criminal enforcement and industry regulatory activities in northern Illinois, northern Indiana and eastern Wisconsin. Our dedicated work force is comprised of special agents, investigators, auditors, technicians and support staff. Read more about the Chicago Field Division.

Management Team

Kristen de Tineo
Special Agent in Charge (SAC)

Brendan D. Iber
Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC)

Bennie Mims
Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC)

Will Panoke
Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC) 

Thomas Arnold
Director of Industry Operations (DIO)

Kimberly Nerheim
Public Information Officer (PIO)

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Text the code ATFCHIC to 63975 and then follow the link to create a report.

 

Division Contact Information

175 West Jackson Blvd., Suite 1500
Chicago, Illinois 60604

Voice: (312) 846-7200
Fax: (312) 846-7201
Email: ChicagoDiv@atf.gov
Twitter: @ATF_Chicago

 

Chicago Field Division Joint and Related Press Releases

New Press Release: June 17, 2021 - State's Attorney, Vermilion County - Danville Illinois Man Sentenced to 15 Years for Murder for Hire Solicitation

April 27, 2021 - Lake County Sheriff's Office - Man Charged After Possessing Nearly Three Kilos of Cocaine, Firearm

March 24, 2021 - Illinois Attorney General - Attorney General Raoul Announces Charges in Straw Purchasing Scheme

Nov. 14, 2020 - Kendall County Sheriff’s Office - Kendall County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Homicide in Boulder Hill

Oct. 19, 2020 - Racine Police Department, Racine, WI - Homicide Suspect Arrested 

Sept. 23, 2020 - State's Attorney, Wheaton, IL - Bond Set for Naperville Man Accused of Gunrunning

March 23, 2020 - Lake County Sheriff's Office -Sheriff’s Special Investigations Group and ATF Arrest Convicted Felon, Gang Member for Drugs, Weapons Offenses

March 2, 2020 - State's Attorney, Wheaton, IL - Nine Reputed Gang Members Charged with Weapons/Drug Offenses

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