Robert StutmanRobert Stutman

Providence, Rhode Island

Law Enforcement Professional

Once known as “the most famous narc in America,” Robert Stutman is a 25-year veteran of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. As special agent in charge of the DEA’s New York office, the largest in the nation, Stutman was responsible for a workforce of more than 1,000 employees and administering a budget in excess of $50 million annually. A leading advocate for drug prevention and education, Stutman left the DEA in 1990 to found Stutman & Associates, a management consulting firm bringing drug problem solutions to employers, communities and school systems. He is the author of The Drug Wars: 1965-1990.

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