Meet the Special Agent in Charge
ATF is a key law enforcement agency within the U. S. Department of Justice that protects our communities from violent criminals, criminal organizations, the illegal use and storage of explosives, trafficking of firearms, acts of arson and bombings, acts of terrorism, and the illegal diversion of alcohol and tobacco products. The men and women of ATF perform the dual responsibilities of enforcing Federal criminal laws and regulating the firearms and explosives industries to protect against crime, violence, and other threats to public safety.
At the time of his appointment as Mr. Boshek served as the Chair of the ATF Professional Review Board, an entity that ensures allegations of employee misconduct are examined lawfully, fairly, consistently and expeditiously. A seasoned law enforcement professional, Mr. Boshek began his ATF career in 2001 as a Special Agent in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Mr. Boshek gained valuable experience as the Public Information Officer in Denver, Colorado before being selected as a Group Supervisor in Washington D.C. Mr. Boshek has served in several leadership positions including Special Agent in Charge of ATF’s Emergency Support Function (ESF) #13, Executive Assistant to the Assistant Director of Field Operations and Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Dallas Field Division.
A Florida native, Mr. Boshek holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Criminology from the Florida State University. He is an active member of several local and national law enforcement professional organizations and enjoys serving as a youth sports coach and mentor.
Mr. Boshek is a recipient of the ATF Medal of Valor and the ATF Distinguished Service Award.