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OPR Associate Director

Mr. Breitzke previously served as the Assistant Director of OPR Investigations.  Prior to his assignment with OPR, Mr. Breitzke was the Special Agent in Charge and Deputy Special Agent in Charge for ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in El Paso, Texas.  Mr. Breitzke also served as the federal coordinator for Operation Allies Welcome at Fort Bliss, responsible for coordinating interagency efforts in ensuring the safe resettlement of vulnerable Afghan evacuees in the United States.  Prior to his service in El Paso, Mr. Breitzke was the HSI Assistant Special Agent in Charge in Sells, Arizona.  In addition, he held the position of Human Smuggling and Trafficking Unit Chief, responsible for management and oversight of the national human smuggling and trafficking programs, including development of the Department’s Blue Campaign to combat human trafficking and co-chairing the U.S. Government’s Interagency Working Group on Alien Smuggling and Trafficking.  He also served as a section chief and program manager within Headquarters’ Worksite Enforcement Unit.

Mr. Breitzke began his federal law enforcement career in 1998 with the legacy U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service as an Inspector in Chantilly, Virginia, and later served as a Special Agent in Springfield, Missouri.

Mr. Breitzke is member of the Senior Executive Service and is a graduate of the University of Connecticut with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science.

First Name
Erik P.
Last Name
Associate Director, Office of Professional Responsibility
Associate Director, Office of Professional Responsibility, Erik P. Breitzke