Kusse Woodrow
Woodrow G. Kusse
Woodrow G. Kusse
Pentagon Force Protection Agency Chief of Pentagon Police

Chief Kusse joined the Pentagon Force Protection Agency in June 2001, initially serving as an Antiterrorism Officer. He subsequently served as the Chief of the Threat Management Division and Deputy Director of the newly-chartered Antiterrorism/Force Protection Directorate.

In July 2004, he was promoted to Deputy Chief of the Professional Standards and Training Division, where he maintained oversight of professional standards, quality assurance, and training. He was responsible for all aspects of Pentagon police training to include recruit, in-service, supervisory  development, and weapons maintenance and qualifications.

He chaired the Agency’s Medical and Shooting Review boards and served as the Agency’s chief negotiator during collective bargaining with the labor union. He also managed the recruiting, medical and physical fitness programs; initiated and directed the development of written directives 
such as General Orders, Standard Operating Procedures, and Agency- level regulations.

In November 2014,Chief Kusse was promoted to Assistant Chief of the Pentagon Police then served as the Acting Chief from May through December 2016, before assuming his current position.

Chief Kusse has more than 40 years of law enforcement experience, including a 23-year career as a military policeman in the U.S. Air Force. He retired as a Chief Master Sergeant and spent his military career serving in a wide range of assignments that entailed security policy, 
administration, and anti-terrorism, as well as force protection management and operations. Chief Kusse’s duty assignments included Saudi Arabia, Germany and on staff of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.