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Bruce C. Muller
Director, Security, Safety and Law Enforcement

Bruce C. Muller assumed the duties as the Director of Security, Safety and Law Enforcement on September 21, 2014. He is responsible for a variety of Reclamation's risk management programs including Dam Safety, Safety and Occupational Health, Security, Law Enforcement and Emergency Planning and Operations. He will work closely with the Department of the Interior and Reclamation's Regional Directors to implement risk reduction and public protection actions at Reclamation facilities.

Becoming Director marks a return to SSLE for Muller, who served as Chief of the Dam Safety Office and then SSLE Deputy Director from 2000-2009. He then guided Reclamation's support of the Interior Information Technology Transformation effort before being named as Design, Estimating and Construction Oversight and Dam Safety Officer in 2012.

Muller graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Purdue University in 1978 before joining Reclamation as a civil engineer. During his career at Reclamation he has worked as a new dam and dam modification design engineer and project manager, developed methodologies and guidelines for facilitating risk management, and implemented new technologies for dam analysis and design.

Muller earned his Master of Science in Civil Engineering/Water Resource Management from Colorado State University. He is also a graduate of the Department of the Interior's Senior Executive Service Candidate Development Program.

Last Reviewed: September 29, 2014