Alexander A. Bustamante
Alexander Bustamante was appointed to the position of Inspector General in 2011. He holds a Juris Doctor degree from George Washington University Law School and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at Berkeley. Prior to serving as the Inspector General, Mr. Bustamante was a prosecutor with the United States Attorney’s Office since January 2002. As an Assistant United States Attorney, he investigated and prosecuted complex white collar cases, civil rights violations, and organized crime. Prior to the United States Attorney’s Office, Mr. Bustamante was a Captain in the United States Army.
Mr. Bustamante is the recipient of several local, state, and national awards for his work at the United States Attorney’s Office, including the Attorney General's Award, the Department of Justice's highest award for excellence; the Anti-Defamation League's Sherwood Prize for Combating Hate; and the International Chiefs of Police's Civil Rights Award.