Meet the Special Agent in Charge

Special Agent in Charge Jennifer CicolaniMs. Jennifer Cicolani was appointed as the Special Agent in Charge (SAC) of the San Francisco Field Division for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) in May 2023. Ms. Cicolani is responsible for the oversight of ATF operations in 18 offices across central and northern California and the state of Nevada.

SAC Cicolani has more than 20 years of law enforcement experience. She began her ATF career in 2005 as a Special Agent in the San Francisco Field Division, Las Vegas, Nevada Field Office. In 2014, she was promoted to Group Supervisor of the New York, NY Group I Field Office where she formed an Arson and Explosives Task Force focusing on non-terrorist related improvised explosives devices, arson hate crimes, and arson for profit schemes.  

In 2019, she served as the Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the San Francisco Field Division before being selected as the Chief of Field Management Staff and Chief of Staff for the Office of Field Operations in 2021 at ATF Headquarters. Throughout her career, SAC Cicolani also served as the Resident Agent in Charge Fresno, CA, Field Office, ATF Headquarters Public Affairs, as well as in the Kansas City, KS and Los Angeles, CA Field Divisions. 

Prior to her employment with ATF, SAC Cicolani worked with the Fresno County Sheriffs’ Department. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Criminology from Fresno State University and has continued education in athletic performance nutrition. 

Last Reviewed July 25, 2023