Ronald Wilbur joined IPTM’s staff as an adjunct instructor in 2013 after retiring as a special agent with the U. S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR). He began his service with ICE/OPR as a Supervisory Special Agent in charge of OPR’s Technical Operations Group, where he supervised a team of Senior Technical Enforcement Officers and support personnel responsible for the installation of covert audio and video equipment for ICE/OPR investigations in the U. S. and abroad.
Prior to the creation of the Department of Homeland Security, Mr. Wilbur was a special agent with the U. S. Customs Service, Office of Investigations from 1987 to 1990 when he accepted a position with their Office of Internal Affairs. Mr. Wilbur served as a field agent with Internal Affairs for six years before transferring to the U. S. Customs Academy where he served as an instructor with the Internal Affairs Training Division for four years. Mr. Wilbur then transferred to U. S. Customs Headquarters where he became the Supervisory Special Agent in charge of the Internal Affairs Technical Operations Group.
Mr. Wilbur began his law enforcement career with the Anderson, Indiana Police Department in 1q979 where he served six years as a patrolman and two years as a detective in their crime lab.
Mr. Wilbur has a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Ball State University.