Reid Norris

Federal Bureau of Investigation
Assistant Section Chief, Domestic Terrorism Operations Section (DTOS)
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Assistant Section Chief Reid Norris has been assigned to the FBI’s Counterterrorism Division in the Domestic Terrorism Operations Section (DTOS) since August, 2019 where he serves as the deputy responsible for the oversight and management of all FBI domestic terrorism investigations and programs.

Prior to his assignment to DTOS, he was assigned to the Foreign Threat Tracking Task Force (2018-2019) and the Milwaukee Division (2016-2018). As a Violent Crime field supervisor in the Milwaukee Division, Reid was responsible for the Violent Crime, Human Trafficking and Violent Crimes Against Children programs across the state of Wisconsin.

During his previous FBIHQ tour he served in the International Operations Division (IOD) and the Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate (WMDD). In IOD (2014-2016) he program managed several Legal Attaché offices in addition to managing the FBI’s relationship with NORTHCOM and SOUTHCOM. While in WMDD (2011-2014). Reid led the FBI’s effort to train its personnel in the response and investigation of WMD incidents in an all-hazards environment.

From 2005-2011 Reid was assigned to the Houston Division. He investigated complex narcotics and corruption cases for over four years before being selected as the Division’s Weapons of Mass Destruction Coordinator. Additionally, Reid served five years on the Houston SWAT Team and over one year on the Hazardous Evidence Response Team (HERT).

Prior to joining the FBI, Reid served almost ten years as an Armor Officer in the United States Army. Reid was awarded the Bronze Star for his actions as a Troop Commander while conducting combat operations in Iraq.

Reid holds a Masters Degree in Public Policy Administration from the University of Missouri – Saint Louis; a Masters of Arts in Religion - Leadership from Liberty University; and a Bachelors Degree in Criminology from Florida State University.