Christopher Pietrzak

Assistant Chief, Strategic Planning and Analysis Directorate

U.S. Border Patrol


Christopher Pietrzak is currently assigned to Headquarters, U.S. Border Patrol as an Assistant Chief at the Strategic Planning and Analysis Directorate.  His responsibilities include mission analysis, developing future operational concepts, coordinating research and development among a broad spectrum of capability providers, and working with innovation corridors such as Silicon Valley to deliver advanced commercial capabilities.  

Christopher Pietrzak entered on duty with the U.S. Border Patrol in April 1999 and was assigned to the U.S. Border Patrol’s Tucson Sector, where he promoted to Supervisory Border Patrol Agent and Special Operations Supervisor.

In 2008, Christopher Pietrzak transferred to the Office of Anti-terrorism at CBP headquarters where he coordinated the CBP’s participation in Joint Terrorism Task Forces, planned CBP responses to National Special Security Events, and worked with various components of the Intelligence Community.  In 2010, he returned to Tucson, Arizona, where he established and led Tucson Sector’s operations planning team.  During that time Agent Pietrzak planned and coordinated a number of significant joint and bi-national operations.  

Christopher Pietrzak transferred to his current position at Headquarters, U.S. Border Patrol in 2014.