Los Angeles Leadership
William “Bill” Bodner, a 28 year veteran of the Drug Enforcement Administration, assumed the role of Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration Los Angeles Field Division in June, 2019. As the Special Agent in Charge, Mr. Bodner is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of 14 offices located in Nevada, Hawaii, Guam, Saipan, and the seven Southern California counties which make up the greater Los Angeles area.
Mr. Bodner previously served as an Associate Special Agent in Charge of the Los Angeles Field Division from June, 2017 to May, 2019 and an Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Los Angeles Field Division from April, 2009 to May, 2017.
From 2006 to 2009, Mr. Bodner served as a Staff Coordinator at the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Special Operations Division, in Chantilly, Virginia. While assigned to the Special Operations Division, Mr. Bodner coordinated several high-level, multi-jurisdiction investigative operations and worked on high value target capture operations and classified projects. Between 1992 and 2006, Mr. Bodner worked the streets of Los Angeles as a Special Agent and Group Supervisor.
Mr. Bodner has leveraged his extensive career in Los Angeles to develop and improve upon partnerships with state, local and other federal agencies. Mr. Bodner’ s vision is to conduct very impactful investigations on the most significant Drug Trafficking Organizations posing a threat to our region, keeping in mind the goal of improving the quality of life for those in our communities.
Mr. Bodner reminds all, drug trafficking is not a victimless crime. The best way to avoid becoming a victim is to find something in life you are passionate about, don’t let drugs distract you from that passion and don’t ever let drugs become the passion.
Michael Davis, a 21-year veteran of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), assumed the role of Associate Special Agent in Charge of the DEA Los Angeles Field Division (LAFD) in January 2020. As the Associate Special Agent in Charge, Mr. Davis is responsible for the LAFD Diversion Control Program, the Los Angeles High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA)-Southern California Drug Task Force, the Honolulu District Office, Las Vegas District Office, Reno Resident Office, Guam Resident Office, and the Saipan Post of Duty.
Mr. Davis previously served as an Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the LAFD assigned to the Los Angeles HIDTA-Southern California Drug Task Force from November 2017 to December 2019.
From 2015 until 2017, Mr. Davis was assigned to DEA Headquarters’ Office of Inspections where he served as an Inspector and later a Senior Inspector. The team led by Mr. Davis inspected DEA’s domestic, foreign, and headquarters offices to determine compliance with Department of Justice and DEA policies and procedures.
Between 2009 and 2015, Mr. Davis was a Group Supervisor in the Little Rock District Office overseeing a HIDTA Task Force Group.
From 1999 until 2009, Mr. Davis conducted investigations as a Special Agent in multiple DEA offices. In June 1999, Mr. Davis was recognized as the Outstanding Student for his performance during Basic Agent Training at the DEA Academy. As such, he had the privilege of selecting his first assignment and began his DEA career at the St. Louis Division. From 2002 until 2004, Mr. Davis served on the Charlotte Regional Enforcement Team. Between 2004 and 2009, Mr. Davis worked at the Indianapolis District Office.
Prior to his work at the DEA, Mr. Davis was a police officer from 1994 until 1999. Mr. Davis served in the Patrol Division with the Alton Police Department and later Phoenix Police Department. Mr. Davis also worked as a Recruit Training Officer at the Arizona Law Enforcement Academy. In all, Mr. Davis has a combined 26 years of law enforcement experience and has enjoyed an array of assignments targeting local, national, and international drug trafficking organizations.
William “Curt” Fallin, a 28-year veteran of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), assumed the role of Associate Special Agent in Charge of the DEA Los Angeles Field Division (LAFD) in March 2020. As the Associate Special Agent in Charge, Mr. Fallin aids in the development of the Division’s enforcement strategy and manages resources and operations in Southern California. Associate Special Agent in Charge Fallin also oversees Enforcement, Intelligence, Fiscal, and Administrative elements in Los Angeles, the Riverside District Office, and the Orange County District Office.
Prior to his work at the LAFD, Mr. Fallin served as the Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the San Francisco Division from October 2018 through February 2020.
Mr. Fallin directed all enforcement operations in San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose.
In 2015, Mr. Fallin was promoted to the Board of Professional Conduct and later served as one of two Deciding Officials for the DEA from 2016 through 2018. In this role, Mr. Fallin reviewed internal investigations conducted by the DEA or the Office of Inspector General and made disciplinary decisions for all DEA General Schedule employees.
From 2010 until 2015, Mr. Fallin served as the Country Attaché for the DEA London Country Office. Under Mr. Fallin’s leadership, the first transnational, undercover money laundering investigations were executed in conjunction with the DEA’s major counterparts in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
From 2006 to 2010, Mr. Fallin served as a Group Supervisor in the Atlanta Field Division and led an active combination of local law enforcement and federal personnel. Between 2002 and 2006, Mr. Fallin worked as a Staff Coordinator at the DEA Special Operations Division (SOD) in the Southwest Border Section. Prior to the SOD, Mr. Fallin worked as a Special Agent in Los Angeles from 1992 until 2002, and many of his investigations resulted in the successful prosecution of several significant local, national, and international traffickers.
Mr. Fallin is proud of how the DEA continues to adapt, improve, and be the worldwide leader in drug law enforcement.
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