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Dale Pupillo

BA 1976, Political Science and Government

Special Agent in Charge, Vice Presidential Protective Division,  
U.S. Secret Agent

Mr. Pupillo’s career with the Secret Service began in 1982 in the Washington Field Office. In 1986, Dale transferred to the Vice Presidential Protective Division where he served for five years. Following this assignment, he joined the New York Field Office for two years, then the Detroit Field Office for seven years. While in Detroit, Dale entered the agency’s supervisory ranks as the Assistant to the Special Agent in Charge. In 2000, he was selected as the Resident Agent in Charge of the Saginaw Resident Office where he oversaw Secret Service investigations and protective assignments throughout northern Michigan. Dale returned to Washington to serve as a supervisor with the Vice Presidential Protective Division and the Criminal Investigative Division, and as Special Agent in Charge of the Inspection Division. In 2007, Dale was named Deputy Assistant Director of the Office of Inspection, the agency’s internal affairs office. He was selected for the Senior Executive Service and is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police. From 1976-1981 he served in the U.S. Navy including one assignment at the Pentagon.