Stephen W. Churchill - Oberheiden, P.C.

Stephen W. Churchill

Former Assistant Special Agent in Charge (DOJ)


Stephen W. Churchill is the long-time former Assistant Special Agent-in-Charge at the U.S. Department of Justice, United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

DOJ/DEA Career. Special Agent Churchill looks back at an unusually successful career of over two decades as a Special Agent, Supervisory Special Agent, Chief of the Academic Operations Unit, Chief of the Personnel and Physical Security Sections, and as the Assistant Special Agent in Charge. In these various capacities, Special Agent Churchill investigated, supervised, and led complex narcotics investigations, probes into clandestine laboratories, and drug diversion cases on behalf of the U.S. Department of Justice, numerous U.S. Attorney’s Offices, the DEA, the FBI, state pharmacy boards, and state law enforcement agencies.

Client Services. With over thirty years of drug diversion experience and specialized knowledge in the area of pharmacy compliance, pharmacy audits, DEA administrative inspections, and DEA diversion investigations, Special Agent Churchill offers corporate clients in the pharmaceutical industry reliable and proven knowledge with respect to the Controlled Substances Act and related state and federal regulations. Additionally, Special Agent Churchill’s extensive background in counterintelligence, federal law enforcement operations, and multi-agency investigations allow clients to rely on true first-hand experience in times of crisis.

Education & Awards. Among many awards, Special Agent Churchill was recognized by the Attorney General of the United States with the Attorney General’s Award for Excellence in Law Enforcement. Before joining Maryland State Police, Mr. Churchill obtained a Bachelor of Science, Political Science and Criminal Justice from James Madison University and an associate degree in criminal justice from Chesapeake College in addition to leadership training from Harvard University, the American University, and Duke University. Mr. Churchill is a member of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association and the Maryland State Police Alumni Association.

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