Daniel C. Comeaux currently serves as the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Agent in Charge of the San Francisco Division where he oversees all enforcement operations, drug diversion, regulatory investigations and administrative operations from Bakersfield to the Oregon border.
Mr. Comeaux is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana and graduated from the University of Houston. In 1991, Mr. Comeaux began his career in law enforcement as an officer with the Houston Police Department. In 1997, Mr. Comeaux was hired by the DEA and was assigned to the San Francisco Division Oakland Resident Office as a Special Agent, where he worked a variety of drug cases and known for “thinking outside of the box.” In 2000, Mr. Comeaux was reassigned to the Houston Division where he excelled in disrupting and dismantling drug trafficking organizations.
In 2008, Mr. Comeaux was promoted to Group Supervisor in the Tucson District Office, where he propelled his group to exceptional enforcement that was recognized by the Executive Office of the President for outstanding achievements and significant contributions to the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) program in the Office of National Drug Control Policy in Washington D.C. Additionally, the United States Attorney’s Office in the District of Arizona awarded his staff with the Excellence in Cooperative Law Enforcement Award. In 2011, Mr. Comeaux was reassigned as the Resident Agent in Charge of the Gulfport Resident Office. In this capacity, Mr. Comeaux focused DEA’s operations on trans-national criminal organizations with domestic ties. He also focused on developing and strengthening the relationships between DEA and state and local counterparts in the region.
In 2014, Mr. Comeaux was assigned to DEA Headquarters in Washington, D.C., as a Staff Coordinator in the Operations Division, Office of Global Enforcement - Mexico/Central America/Canada Section. In May 2015, Mr. Comeaux was promoted to Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the New Orleans Division Jackson, Mississippi District Office, where he oversaw DEA’s drug enforcement and regulatory efforts in the state.
In January 2018, Mr. Comeaux was appointed to the Senior Executive Service as the Associate Special Agent in Charge of the Los Angeles Division. In this capacity Mr. Comeaux oversaw more than 250 personnel and served as the primary advisor to the Special Agent in Charge on matters pertaining to DEA’s law enforcement and regulatory operations in California, Nevada, Hawaii, Guam and Saipan. In September 2019, Mr. Comeaux was appointed the Special Agent in Charge of the San Francisco Division.