New Jersey Leadership
Cheryl Ortiz, a 20-year veteran of the DEA, was appointed as the Special Agent in Charge of the New Jersey Field Division. Prior to SAC Ortiz’ assignment she was an Assistant Special Agent in Charge at the Miami Field Division with oversight of the Ft. Myers Resident Office, Task Force Group 13, Special Support Unit, OCDETF/Asset Forfeiture Group and the Administration Division. Prior to SAC Ortiz’ assignment as ASAC, she was the Executive Assistant to the Chief of Operations and Acting Administrator. In addition, during her tenure at Headquarters, she served as an Inspector for the Office of Professional Responsibility and a Staff Coordinator at the Special Operations Division where she supported and oversaw DEA operations throughout the Mexico, Central America and Canada section and the Latin America and Caribbean section. SAC Ortiz served as a Supervisory Special Agent in two HIDTA Task Forces, one out of the Miami Field Division and the other out of the Washington Division. Her enforcement and leadership experience in both large and small divisions, as well as in her Headquarters assignments, make her uniquely well rounded. She also brings leadership skills from her military service and time in local law enforcement.
DEA. 14 May, 2018. New Jersey Leadership. Retrieved from https://www.dea.gov/new-jersey/new-jersey-leadership on 30 November, 2023
DEA. "New Jersey Leadership."Drug Enforcement Agency, 14 May, 2018, https://www.dea.gov/new-jersey/new-jersey-leadership Accessed 30 November, 2023.
DEA. . Drug Enforcement Agency on DEA website. https://www.dea.gov/new-jersey/new-jersey-leadership. 14 May, 2018. Accessed 30 November, 2023.