Instructor & Federal Programs Manager
Wicklander-Zulawski & Associates, Inc.
Tuesday, September 29,
“Managing Conflict Through De-Escalation”
Joseph T. Wolf, CFI, is an instructor and the Federal Programs Manager for Wicklander-Zulawski & Associates, Inc. (WZ) and a retired 30-year Federal law enforcement veteran. He served 10 years with the Coast Guard Investigative Service, 15 years with the U.S. Customs Service, and 10 years with Homeland Security Investigations. His last assignment before retiring was as Assistant Director of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of Training and Development. In this capacity, Joe served as the Director of ICE’s training academy. He also served two terms as the Chair of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center’s Curriculum Advisory Counsel. Joe’s domestic assignments included tours of duty in Hawaii, Texas, Pennsylvania, and Washington, DC. His overseas service includes postings in London, England, and Vienna, Austria.
During his career as a criminal investigator, Joe specialized in international smuggling and financial investigations. In addition to cases in the United States, Joe conducted investigations in Malaysia, Uzbekistan, Great Britain, Ireland, The Czech Republic, and Mexico, among others. Joe also spent over ten years conducting and managing employee misconduct investigations and is considered a subject-matter expert in this area.