George Nader

George Nader

Deputy Chief

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)

Deputy Chief Nader has over twenty-six years of law enforcement experience, he currently oversees the Metro Transit Police Departments Bureau of Homeland Security, Intelligence and Investigations. He served twenty years with the Prince George’s County Police Department rising to the rank of Deputy Chief. His experience includes Deputy Chief, Bureau of Administration and Homeland Security, Deputy Chief for the Bureau of Forensic Science and Intelligence, Commander District III, Commander of the Training and Education Division and the Commander of Police Personnel.

Deputy Chief Nader holds a Bachelor of Science Degree and Master of Science Degree, in Management, from Johns Hopkins University. His leadership training includes: North Western University, School of Staff and Command, Southern Police Institute, Chief Executive Leadership Course, Police Executive Research Forum, Senior Management Institute for Police, UC Berkley Executive Education Program and the Federal Bureau of Investigations Bomb Commander School. He serves as an Adjunct Professor with George Washington University and the University of Maryland University College.


Transportation Security and Advanced Technologies: Challenges and Opportunities for Infrastructure Modernization

Wednesday, June 26th
The possibility of bipartisan infrastructure initiatives during the 116th Congress highlights urgent needs for updating U.S. transportation networks, including security infrastructure. Transportation agencies face significant challenges fielding modern security systems that keep travelers safe, despite long project timelines, multiple sources of funding and red tape. This panel explores best practices for ensuring transportation security projects deliver what is expected in a timely and cost-effective manner.