Jason Denham, a veteran of the MS program in Criminal Justice, has been working as an ATF Special Agent since 2007.

He was recognized in 2011 as the Statewide Officer of the Year by the Florida Narcotics Officer’s Association and was recognized by ATF in 2014 as the Bureau’s national Special Agent/Law Enforcement Officer of the Year. He has received multiple awards such as the Hostile Action Award, the Distinguished Service Medal, and others within the United States Department of Justice.

In the fall of 2014, he was promoted by ATF to be the Resident Agent in Charge for the Gulfport, MS office, where he supervises all law enforcement operations for southern half of the State of Mississippi.