Meet the Special Agent in Charge

Image of Special Agent in Charge Donald RobinsonDon Robinson is the ATF Special Agent in Charge of the Philadelphia Field Division, which includes 13 field offices in the state of Pennsylvania.  Robinson has been in this position since November 2017, and oversees a staff of 17 supervisors and approximately 150 special agents, industry operations investigators, task force officers, and administrative staff in support of ATF’s firearms, arson and explosives enforcement mission.

Robinson began his ATF career in 1987, and has previously served as Special Agent in Charge of the ATF National Center for Explosives Training and Research in Huntsville, Alabama, Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Philadelphia Field Division, Director of the U.S. Bomb Data Center, Group Supervisor in the Baltimore Field Division, Program Manager and Branch Chief of explosives training in ATF Headquarters, and special agent in Philadelphia, PA and Trenton, NJ.  He has served as a certified explosives specialist since 1997, and was a member of ATF’s National Response Team.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from West Chester University and a master’s degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Alabama

Last Reviewed February 2, 2018