Mr. Hillary Hodge Jr. is currently the Section Chief with the Department of Homeland Security
(DHS) Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Homeland Security Investigations (HSI),
International Operations, with oversight of the HSI Transnational Criminal Investigative Units
(TCIU) in 13 countries, and Biometric Identification Transnational Migration Alert Program
(BITMAP) in 18 countries around the world.
Mr. Hodge was previously the Country Attaché in Nairobi, Kenya and coordinated HSI
investigations in 15 countries in East, Central and Western Africa. The investigation involved
transnational criminal organizations in the region with a nexus to the United States. Additionally,
Mr. Hodge worked with host country law enforcement partners to build their capacity to
investigate transnational criminal organizations involved in money laundering, wildlife
trafficking and other crimes in the region. Mr. Hodge also formed the first TCIU and BITMAP
Operations on the continent of Africa to address transnational crime as it relates to corruption.
Prior to Mr. Hodge's assignment in Nairobi, Kenya, Mr. Hodge was the Resident Agent in
Charge in St. Thomas, United States Virgin Islands. During his tenure as the Resident Agent in
Charge, Mr. Hodge supervised criminal investigators and support staff conducting investigations
that involved a wide array of investigative categories which include drug smuggling, money
laundering and crimes against children. Mr. Hodge was also a member of the District of the
Virgin Islands US Attorney’s Anti-Corruption Task Force, the Federal Bureau of Investigations
Joint Terrorism Task Force and the Virgin Islands Crimes Against Children Committee.
Mr. Hodge has more than 30 years of combined military and federal law enforcement experience
with the United States Army, the United States Customs Service, and currently the Department
of Homeland Security.