Eli Cory

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Eli Cory is the Deputy Chief of Police for Investigations for the Fairfax County Police Department (FCPD) in Virginia, USA. He has been a sworn member of the department for since 1998 and serving in the Civil Disturbance Unit (CDU) as an officer, supervisor, and commander since 2001. In the later portion of his CDU service, he held the position of overall CDU commander. During his tenure with the CDU he deployed on several Presidential inaugurations, International Monetary Foundation protests, Bilderberg protests, a Papal Visit, January 6th United States Capitol response, post Floyd demonstrations, National Rifle Association protests, and a multitude of varying protests within Fairfax County. In addition to CDU responsibilities, Deputy Chief Cory also served his community in a variety of capacities commanding the Northern Virginia Reginal Intelligence Center, a Patrol Division, Traffic Division, and the Public Affairs Bureau. He holds an undergraduate degree from the Pennsylvania State University and a Masters Degree from the George Mason University.

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