|United States Capitol Police
||Chief Terrance W. Gainer
|Public Information Office
|119 D Street, NE
|Washington, D.C. 20510
Capitol Police Announces the Departure of
Chief Terrance W. Gainer regretfully announces
the departure of the USCP Chief Administrative Officer John
M. McWilliam who will be leaving the Department during the
first week in August to join Booz Allen Hamilton - a widely
recognized strategic management and technology-consulting
McWilliam joined the department in June 2000
when he was appointed as the Director of Financial Management.
Just eight months later, he was chosen from among more than
150 applicants as the Chief Administrative Officer. The top
ranked candidate by an independent review panel of subject
matter experts in the field of administrative management,
McWilliam received a unanimous endorsement from the U.S. Capitol
Police Board. His leadership skills were honed as a Lieutenant
Colonel in the United States Army for more than 20 years.
"John has been instrumental in the reformation
of the administration of the Department. His efforts directly
contributed to our stellar recruitment efforts, enhanced
accounting practices, and modernization of equipment. He
will be missed but we wish him well in his new endeavors,"
said Chief Gainer.
The current Director of the Office of Information
Systems, James R. Getter, will be serving as the acting Chief
Administrative Officer while the USCP conduct a nationwide
search for a replacement. Getter has served with diligence
in the capacity of Director since September 1999. Getter arrived
at the USCP with 28 years of service in state and federal
governments, serving various functions within the Department
of Interior in resource management, construction management
and resource analysis.
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||Officer Jessica Gissubel
||United States Capitol Police
||Public Information Officer