Michael Milner

Assistant Director, Training Management Operations Directorate
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers

Mr. Milner became the Assistant Director for the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers' (FLETC) Training Management Operations Directorate (TMO) on October 1, 2018. He provides oversight and strategic direction to Ten training divisions.

With more than 90 Federal partner organizations, the FLETC trains the majority of Federal officers and agents, in addition to state, local, and international police in selected advanced programs. The FLETC graduates more than 68,000 students annually and is the largest law enforcement training establishment in the United States.

In July 2012, Milner became a career member of the Senior Executive Service as the Assistant Inspector General for Investigations for the U.S. Department of Energy.

He began his law enforcement career in 1995 as a police officer with the Smithfield (Virginia) Police Department. Milner joined the Diplomatic Security Service as a Special Agent in 1998, and from 2000 to 2004, he served as a Special Agent with National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Office of Inspector General. In 2004, he joined the Defense Criminal Investigative Service as their Computer Crimes Program Manager and in 2006 became the Director of the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command's Computer Crime Investigative Unit. Under his leadership, they earned two prestigious awards from the International Association of Chiefs of Police: Community Policing Award for Homeland Security (2008) and Excellence in Technology Award (2009).

From November 2009 to October 2010, Milner volunteered to serve in Iraq where he led the advisory team for the National Information and Investigation Agency, Iraq's equivalent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and oversaw a major expansion of their National Training Center.

Milner is a Distinguished Graduate of the Virginia Military Institute, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and International Studies in 1991, and a Master of Arts degree in Criminal Justice, with a concentration in Executive Law Enforcement Management, from the American Military University in 2007.

He served as a commissioned officer on active duty in the U.S. Air Force from 1991 to 1994 and as a Reservist until 2003. From 1998 to 2000, he was an instructor at the Air Mobility Warfare Center.