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Dr. Cedric L. Alexander

Transportation Security Administration

Dr. Cedric L. Alexander is head of the Transportation Security Administration for the Dallas/Ft. Worth International Airport. Alexander began his law enforcement career in the Sheriff’s Department of Leon and then Orange County, Florida before joining the Miami-Dade Police Department as a sworn officer of the Detective Bureau. He spent five years as an assistant professor at the University of Rochester Medical Center providing senior level administrative and clinical leadership over mental health services in the Department of Psychiatry. He then joined the Rochester Police Department as first a Deputy Chief and then Chief of Police. He served as a Deputy Commissioner for the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services before joining the Department of Homeland Security Transportation Security Administration and leading federal security oversight at Dallas/Ft. Worth International Airport. Alexander received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from St. Thomas University and holds a Doctorate of Clinical Psychology from Wright State University.