Eric Christenson

Eric Christenson is a Managing Investigator & Consultant with 360 Security Services. Eric spent a full law enforcement career with the United States Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).  Eric was responsible for directing federal criminal investigations relating to and encompassing both large scale criminal organizations and their mid-level distribution networks.  Eric cultivated effective working relationships with members of state task forces, local police departments, county sheriff’s offices, as well as other federal and international agencies. 

Eric served in a supervisory capacity as the “Acting Special Agent in Charge” for the DEA’s Red Lake Nation Reservation/Bemidji Special Assignment until he retired in 2020.  Eric had numerous other assignments that included; Clandestine

Laboratory Coordinator and Team Member, Regime Crimes Liaison Office – as part of the Global War on Terror/Operation Iraqi Freedom, and various regional task forces.

 

Eric has a significant and diverse educational background to include: the College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota where Eric played football for the Golden Gophers; the University of Oslo, Norway - Language Accreditation; the University of Saint Thomas, St. Paul, MN - Bachelor of Arts in International Studies & Economics; Luther Theological Seminary, St. Paul, MN – Master of Arts in Pastoral Theology and Ministry; and the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, College of Continuing Education – Nursing Home Administration Certification (MN NHA License #03202).

 

Eric has received countless career awards and accomplishments, to include: the DEA Office of Diversion Control Commendation Letter; the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Minnesota, Justice Award; the DEA Exceptional Performance Award; the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Iraq Commendation Letter; the Joint Service Counterterrorism Commendation, Global War on Terror/Operation Iraqi Freedom; the OCEDTF West-Central Region Meritorious Award; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tax and Firearms (ATF) Director’s Award, and many others.

 

Eric can be contacted directly through echristenson@360security.services.