Who is Chris Magnus? Wife Wiki And Family Details On CBP Nominee

Who is Chief Chris Magnus? Everything To Know About Biden’s CBP Nominee

Who is Chief Chris Magnus? Everything To Know About Biden’s CBP Nominee

President Joe Biden will nominate Tucson Police Department Chief Chris Magnus to lead CBP (Customs and Border Protection).

According to the New York Times, the chief’s nomination is one of six announced for roles in the Department of Homeland Security.

Chris Magnus Wikipedia

Magnus is the chief of police for the city of Tucson, Arizona. Prior to this, he worked on the police departments in Fargo, North Dakota, and Richmond, California.

The chief is famously known for criticizing the immigration policies of former President Donald J. Trump and his attorney general, Jeff Sessions.

He published an article titled “Tucson’s Police Chief: Session’s Anti-Immigrant Policies Will Make Cities More Dangerous” in the New York Times in 2017.

He is known to have extensive experience in addressing immigration issues because of the proximity of Tucson to the border.

Chris Magnus Wife And Family Details

No, Chris Magnus does not have a wife. He is gay.

Magnus is married to husband Terrance Cheung.

Chung was then chief of staff to the mayor of Richmond, Tom Butt.

The couple was together for many years prior to their marriage. They finally tied the knot in 2014.

This was the first time an openly gay police chief in the United States got married.

There are not many details on his other family members.

Chris Magnus Career And Education

Magnus was born on October 26, 1960, in Michigan.

Talking about his education, Chris earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and a master’s degree in labor relations from Michigan State University.

He started his career as a dispatcher in the Lansing Police Department. He was promoted as deputy sheriff after his graduation from the police academy. He was later promoted to captain.

In 1999, Chris was transferred to Fargo, North Dakota. He headed the police department.

From 2006 to 2014, Magnus served for the Richmond, California Police Department. Since 2015, he has been serving as chief in Tucson, Arizona Police Department.

Magnus supports the Democratic political party.

There is no information on Chris Magnus’ net worth.

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