Christopher Todd Doss—Section Chief, Special Technologies and Applications Office
Christopher Todd Doss is a native of Gainesville, Georgia and a graduate of Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia, where he graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Administration. Prior to joining the FBI, Mr. Doss enjoyed a 12-year career in state and local law enforcement. He served as a Gainesville Police Officer from 1983 until 1988 and as the Chief Investigator for the District Attorney's Office of the Northeastern Judicial Circuit of Georgia from 1988 until 1995. Mr. Doss is a graduate of the 180th Session of the FBI National Academy.
In September 1995, Mr. Doss was appointed as a special agent and began his new agents training at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia. He was awarded the "Outstanding Academic Achievement Award" and the "Fidelity, Bravery, and Integrity Award" for his efforts during new agent training. After completing his training, Mr. Doss was assigned to the Phoenix Division, Tucson Resident Agency, where he investigated organized crime/drug matters. In 1997, he was named "Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer in Southern Arizona" by a local civic group.
In April 1999, Mr. Doss was promoted and became the first Supervisory Senior Resident Agent assigned to the Yuma, Arizona Resident Agency. While in Yuma, he organized and supervised a multi-agency drug task force which initiated the first joint Title III investigation in Yuma's history. Additionally, he managed the Kingman and Lake Havasu Resident Agencies. The Yuma, Kingman, and Lake Havasu Resident Agencies were responsible for all investigative programs.
Following the events of 9/11, Mr. Doss was temporarily detailed to FBI Headquarters, where he organized and led a team of temporary duty agents and professional employees to conduct analysis of all telephone communications related to the 19 hijackers.
In February 2002, Mr. Doss was transferred to the Criminal Investigation Division, Drug Section, Special Operations Division at FBI Headquarters as a supervisory special agent. This classified multi-agency project provided operational support for significant transnational drug investigations.
In January 2003, Mr. Doss was transferred to the Counterterrorism Division, Communications Exploitation Section (CXS), where he served in the Communications Analysis Unit (CAU) as a supervisory special agent. While assigned to CAU, he utilized data from several classified projects to enhance field office investigations. In July 2004, he was reassigned to the CXS, Electronics Operations and Sharing Unit (EOPS), where he developed procedures that ensured the timely execution of FISA declarations, applications, and orders that supported the Counterterrorism Division and United States Intelligence Community. In October of 2004, Mr. Doss was reassigned to the CXS, Document Exploitation Unit (DocEx), and named Acting Unit Chief. In March 2005, he was promoted to the Unit Chief position at DocEx.
In August 2005, Mr. Doss was promoted to Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Louisville Division, where he served as the manager for the counterterrorism, counterintelligence, and field intelligence programs.
In December 2007, the Director promoted Mr. Doss to Section Chief, Special Technologies and Applications Office at FBI Headquarters, where he now serves.
Mr. Doss is married and has two sons, ages seven and 11.