Assistant Special Agent in Charge
Drug Enforcement Administration
Miami Field Division (South Florida Region)
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC) Jonathon White possesses over 26 years of total law enforcement experience. Prior to his service as a DEA Agent, ASAC White served as a Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Deputy near Tampa Florida. As a field Agent, ASAC White has worked in Houston, Orlando, and at DEA’s Office of Training in Quantico Virginia. As a leader, ASAC White served as a Supervisory Special Agent in the San Diego Field Division, as the Resident Agent in Charge of the San Ysidro Border Office in Southern California, as a Staff Coordinator in DEA’s Office of Congressional and Public Affairs in Arlington Virginia, as DEA’s primary liaison to the United States Senate on Capitol Hill, and as an Executive Assistant for DEA’s Chief of Operations, Deputy Administrator and Administrator.
In his present assignment, ASAC White works in DEA’s Miami Field Division as an Assistant Special Agent in Charge. Currently ASAC White focuses much of his efforts on the implementation of DEA’s 360 strategy, which is a holistic 360 degree strategy aimed at stopping the proliferation of diverted opioids and illegal heroin. This three prong strategy involves enforcement, diversion control and community outreach. ASAC White hopes to increase awareness concerning the dangers associated with opioid and heroin abuse, reduce the diversion of controlled opioids and ultimately mobilize resources available to assist those who need help.
In addition to ASAC White’s professional experience, his formal education includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Political Science, a Master’s Degree in Transformational Leadership and a Graduate Certificate in Executive Leadership.