Daniel Guerrero

  • Watchlisting Assistance and Support Program (WASP) Adviser
  • ICITAP/Dept of Justice, and Counterterrorism Bureau, Dept of State, USA

Daniel T. Guerrero has over 35 years of experience in Counterterrorism and Crisis Management. He currently serves as a Senior Law Enforcement Advisor for the U.S. Department of Justice. He retired as a Supervisory Special Agent in the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in 2014 after 26 years of service. As a Unit Chief in the FBI’s Counterterrorism Division as well as the senior FBI representative assigned to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Mr. Guerrero played an instrumental role in the development of current domestic and international terrorism programs and policies. FBI assignments included tours as a diplomat (Legal Attaché) to Romania and Turkey, as well as global missions as a member of the elite FBI Hostage Rescue Team (HRT) and the FBI Crisis Management Unit (CMU). Mr. Guerrero served as the FBI Program Manager of the U.S. interagency Foreign Emergency Support Team (FEST) and deployed with the team to over 15 countries. Career highlights include capturing the US government’s “Most-Wanted-Terrorist,” Ramzi Yousef, in Pakistan; serving as a first responder to the Waco Branch Davidian siege; a first responder to the US embassy bombings in Tanzania and Kenya; Crisis Manager for the terrorist attack on the USS Cole in Yemen; appointment as the senior FBI representative to the Department of Homeland Security; and a final tour of duty in Afghanistan. He is currently supporting contracts with the U.S Department of State, ICITAP/Department of Justice, US Army Special Operations Command. In his free time, he enjoys serving as a Senior Fellow at the Homeland Security and Emergency Management Center of Excellence. Mr. Guerrero is a former officer in the United States Marine Corps, and a graduate of Gonzaga University and the US Marine Corps’ War College. He resides in Scottsdale, Arizona.


  • Watchlisting

    This Closed Agency Workshop aims to promote the responsible and ethical use of watchlists. Why they are an essential tool for law enforcement and border agencies. It will cover what is required for an individual to be included on a watch list, what data and biometrics is included on an individual’s record within a watch […]