Scott Teal is a special agent and violent crimes coordinator with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. In his current position he has witnessed and participated in some of the nation’s most significant events, including 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina. Prior to joining ATF, Teal was a juvenile mentor for the Volunteers in Probation Program and, while at Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis, served as an intern for the Public Safety Director of Indianapolis.
In 2006, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales presented Teal with a national award from the U.S. Department of Justice for Outstanding Individual Contributions to a Gun Crime Task Force.
Teal received a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Indiana University, and an MPA Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis.