Attorney General Jeff Sessions Announces Uttam Dhillon as New Acting Administrator Of Drug Enforceme
U.S. Department of Justice press release --------- Today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the appointment of Uttam Dhillon as Acting Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration. Dhillon will replace Robert Patterson, who has retired after 30 years of service."With one American dying of a drug overdose every nine minutes, there can be no doubt that we are facing the deadliest drug epidemic in our history," Attorney General Sessions said. "The work of the Drug Enforcement Administration is critical to fighting this crisis, and President Trump and I are committed to continuing to give it the strong leadership it deserves. That is why I am pleased to appoint Uttam Dhillon as Acting Administrator. Uttam is a dedicated public servant who has served with distinction in the White House, the Department of Justice, the Department of Homeland Security, Congress, and as a career federal prosecutor taking on drug traffickers at the highest levels. I would also like to thank my good friend Robert Patterson for his exemplary service throughout his 30 years with the Drug Enforcement Administration, most recently as Acting Administrator." To learn more click on the picture below to read the release.