Wendy Woolcock

Special Agent in Charge
Drug Enforcement Administration

Ms. Woolcock is currently the Special Agent in Charge of the Office of Training.  In this role she leads a staff of approximately 255 DEA and contract employees dedicated to supporting DEA training on-site at Quantico and at several additional off-site foreign and domestic training locations. She directly supervises 8 Sections at Training, in addition to, the ILEA Director position in Bangkok, Thailand; the ILEA Deputy Director position in San Salvador, El Salvador; a TR Division Counsel, and a TR Executive Assistant.  She supports DEA’s mission to develop, deliver, and advocate preeminent law enforcement and non-law enforcement training to DEA personnel, as well as, appropriate federal, state, local, and foreign, law enforcement counterparts.

Prior to this position, Ms. Woolcock was the Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC) of the Domestic Training Section.  This section is responsible for training and ensuring Basic Agent Trainees (BATS) are prepared to be Special Agents upon graduation, and consists of the following units:  Academic, Firearms, Practical, and two Tactical Training Units.

Ms. Woolcock graduated from Purdue University in 1993 with a B.A. in Organizational Communication and Spanish.  Prior to her career with DEA, Ms. Woolcock was employed as a Police Officer for the Dallas Police Department where she served for approximately four years. 

Ms. Woolcock began her career with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in 1999 as a Special Agent in the Miami Field Division where she worked in Enforcement Groups 3 and 4.  She subsequently reported to the Special Projects Section (OSS) of the Special Operations Division (SOD) where she was ultimately promoted to the Unit Chief of the section. 

In 2012, Ms. Woolcock was assigned to the Pensacola Resident Office (PRO) as the Resident Agent in Charge (RAC) where she directed all enforcement and administrative aspects of the office.  Ms. Woolcock served as a Board Member on the Board of Professional Conduct from September 2015 until reporting to the Office of Training in January 2017.