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Office of Firearms and Tactical Programs


OFTP provides specialized firearms and tactical training, as well as all equipment, support and guidance necessary to promote both officer and public safety while enabling effective execution of the ICE law enforcement mission.

Office of Firearms and Tactical Programs

Patrick M. Hudgens
Patrick M.
Assistant Director, Office of Firearms and Tactical Programs

Mr. Hudgens has more than 34-years of local and federal law enforcement and military experience. Mr. Hudgens began his federal law enforcement career in 1998 as a special agent with the former U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service in Miami, Florida; later the HSI Miami Field Office. Over the past 22 years, Mr. Hudgens has served as a special agent, section chief, supervisory special agent, interim assistant special agent in charge, special response team commander and senior national security liaison.

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Updated: 11/22/2021