Thomas A. Faison

Thomas A. Faison

Thomas A. Faison

Adjunct Faculty

Tom Faison retired from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives ("ATF") after spending eighteen years there, working in various positions, including Public Information Officer, Project Officer, and Senior Special Agent. He appeared often on television, the radio and in the newspapers during his last 3 years on the job whenever firearms, explosives and arson related incidents came to the forefront in the DC Metro Region. Also during his time with ATF, Special Agent Faison was a Legislative Fellow in the Office of Congressman Andy Harris for all of 2012, having completed training at the Congressional Fellowship Academy at Georgetown University.  Mr. Faison has also worked 11 years as an Inspector at the Internal Revenue Service, and served as an officer in the U. S. Army in West Germany for 4 years in the early 1980's.  He has taken many special training courses throughout his career, including the Public Information Officer Training Course at the National Press Club, advanced and basic training courses at the John F. Reid School of Interviewing and Interrogation, and numerous courses at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Brunswick, Georgia.



Courses Taught

CRIM 306 Criminal Justice Ethics 


M.P.A., John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York

B.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst