Executive Team

The Chief of Police is responsible for administering the Department in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, and ensuring that organizational objectives are met.  The Chief reports directly to the Capitol Police Board and is assisted in the management of the Department by the Assistant Chiefs of Police, the Chief Administrative Officer, and the General Counsel.  These leaders collectively are recognized as the United States Capitol Police Executive Team, the highest-level management team within the Department.
U.S. Capitol Police Chief Tom Manger
J. Thomas Manger
Chief of Police
Chief Manger was sworn in as Chief of Police on July 23, 2021.  He has served 42 years in the policing profession, including more than two decades as Chief of Police for two of the largest police agencies in the National Capital Region. Most recently, he was Chief of Police in Montgomery County, Maryland, from 2004 to 2019.  He also served as Police Chief in Fairfax County, Virginia, from 1998 to 2004.  His leadership in regional law enforcement initiatives is extensive.
After graduating from the University of Maryland, Manger began his law enforcement career in January 1977, when he was sworn in as a Fairfax County police officer.  He rose through the ranks to become Chief of Police.  He received numerous awards in Fairfax County, including the Silver Medal of Valor in 1993.
During his career as police chief in Montgomery County, Manger received several national awards, including the 2007 Law Enforcement Award from the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, the 2016 Gorowitz Institute Service Award from the Anti-Defamation League, and the 2018 FBI National Executive Institute Associates Penrith Award.  Manger was also inducted into the Montgomery County Human Rights Hall of Fame in 2012.
In 2018, Washingtonian magazine recognized Manger as one of the Washingtonians of the Year.  He also serves on the Cardinal’s Child Safety Advisory Board for the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C.
Elected by his peers to national leadership positions, Manger served from 2014 to 2018 as President of the Major Cities Chiefs Association (MCCA), and from 2013 to 2017 as Vice President of the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF).
Sean P. Gallagher
Assistant Chief of Police for Uniformed Operations

Assistant Chief Gallagher has overseen the United States Capitol Police’s Uniformed Operations since June 2021. He joined the Department in 2001 and within a few years, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and assigned to the House Division. In 2008, Assistant Chief Gallagher was promoted to Lieutenant and assigned as the Assistant Commander of Investigations Division until 2010. From 2010 to 2018 he was assigned as the Assistant Commander of the Dignitary Protection Division and the Capitol Division. After being promoted to Inspector in 2018, he served as the Commander of the Dignitary Protection Division. Upon being promoted to Deputy Chief in 2019, he was assigned to lead the Protective Services Bureau.

Assistant Chief Gallagher has been acknowledged for his distinguished service as the Commander of the 2015 Papal Task Force, the Presidential Inauguration in 2017, as well as leading several National Presidential Conventions and Congressional Delegations.
Assistant Chief Gallagher holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Administration of Justice from the Pennsylvania State University, as well as a Master’s Degree in Public Safety from the University of Virginia. Assistant Chief Gallagher is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) Senior Management Institute of Police.   
Jason R. Bell
Assistant Chief of Police for Protective and Intelligence Operations

Assistant Chief Bell has overseen the Department’s Protective and Intelligence Operations since October 2022. He started his career in 2002 as an Officer working assignments in the Capitol Division, Senate Division and Patrol Division. In 2008, he was promoted to Sergeant while serving in the House Division. He was later assigned to the Threat Assessment Section where he served as a liaison to the FBI Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate. As a Lieutenant and a Captain, he served as the Assistant Commander of the Investigations Division where he led the Threat Assessment Section, Intelligence Operations Section and the Criminal Investigations Section. As Inspector, he was assigned to the Office of the Chief Administrative Officer and as Commander of the Investigations Division. In March 2021, he was promoted to Deputy Chief and served as the Commander of the Operational Services Bureau through October 2022.

Assistant Chief Bell is a proud graduate of The Ohio State University with a BA in History. He also earned a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Maryland Global Campus. He is  a graduate of the Federal Law Enforcement Criminal Investigator Training Program and has been recognized by the U.S. Attorney’s office for his work leading complex investigations.


Acting Chief Administrative Officer Magdalena Boynton
Magdalena Boynton
Chief Administrative Officer
Magdalena Boynton serves as the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of the USCP, a position to which she was appointed on May 22, 2023.  She bring decades of experience, both domestically and abroad, in the management, operational, administrative, and policy fields, with a focus on law enforcement and national security. Ms. Boynton’s broad and diverse experience play an important role in carrying out the statutory responsibilities of the Chief Administrative Officer.

Ms. Boynton’s career includes senior management positions at the Departments of Justice and Treasury. At the Department of Justice, Ms. Boynton served two terms as an Assistant United States Attorney, and later became an Associate Director in the Office of International Affairs in the Criminal Division, where she oversaw a varied and complex portfolio that required substantive knowledge of U.S. and international criminal law, bilateral and multilateral treaty negotiations, international asset sharing, the U.S. inter-agency policy process, and national security, as well as an in-depth understanding of the operational, policy, and diplomatic aspects inherent in the international representation of the U.S. government.  At the Treasury Department, Ms. Boynton served as the Assistant Chief Counsel for the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), where she provided legal advice and guidance to the agency in its role as the administrator of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and the Financial Intelligence Unit of the United States to promote national security through the strategic use of financial authorities and financial intelligence information.  At FinCEN, Ms. Boynton was also responsible for providing advice and guidance to the agency on the agency’s authorities under the BSA, the Administrative Procedures Act, the Right to Financial Privacy Act, personnel and employment matters, and other statutory and regulatory authorities used to protect and deter money laundering and terrorist financing, as well as to regulate U.S. financial institutions for compliance with the BSA.

Ms. Boynton brings to the position a strong background in the implementation, regulation, and enforcement of U.S. and international laws involving financial crimes, the management of financial and human capital resources, and the development of performance measures to protect and align investments.  Ms. Boynton serves as an effective stakeholder liaison, bridging operational and administrative functions to ensure that the organization can efficiently and effectively fulfill its mission of protecting Members of Congress, the Capitol Complex, and the legislative process.


Thomas A. DiBiase
General Counsel

Thomas A. (Tad) DiBiase graduated cum laude from Wake Forest University with a B.A. in Politics in 1987.  He graduated with a J.D. cum laude from Brooklyn Law School in 1991, and joined the Washington office of New York's Shearman & Sterling law firm.  He was a litigation associate at the firm from 1991 to 1995.  

Mr. DiBiase then joined the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia in 1995.  He rotated through various sections of the office, but was mainly a homicide prosecutor until he left in 2007.  Among the leadership positions he held at the USAO were Deputy Chief of the Misdemeanor Section, Chief of the Third District Homicide/Major Crimes Section, Director of Training and Professional Development, and Deputy Chief of the Homicide Section.  In 2007, he joined the construction litigation boutique firm of Shapiro, Lifschitz and Schramm where he practiced trial work until 2010.  

In April 2010, he joined the USCP as the Deputy General Counsel.  He served as Acting General Counsel for the Department from October 2019 to August 2020.  He became the USCP's General Counsel on August 16, 2020.