Julie S. Cabus is a Supervisory Special Agent (SSA) with the Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) and a member of the Senior Foreign Service. Currently, she serves as the Deputy Assistant Secretary and Assistant Director to the Training Directorate. In this capacity, she advises the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Diplomatic Security and Director of the Diplomatic Security Service (DS/DSS) on the formulation and implementation of all security and law enforcement training programs and policies for DS. She manages a Directorate comprised of the Office of Anti-Terrorism Assistance (DS/T/ATA), the Office of Foreign Affairs Security Training Center (DS/T/FASTC), the Office of Mobile Security Deployments (DS/T/MSD), and the Office of Technical Security Engineering (DS/T/TSE).
In her previous assignment, she served as the Acting Assistant Director for the Threat Investigations and Analysis Directorate (DS/TIA), and the Deputy Assistant Director for the Office of Intelligence and Threat Analysis (DS/TIA/ITA). In this capacity, she managed the Diplomatic Security programs that analyze, assess, generate, investigate, and disseminate information on threats directed against U.S. diplomatic personnel overseas and domestically.
Ms. Cabus joined the United States Department of State, Bureau of Diplomatic Security, Diplomatic Security Service in March 1999. Ms. Cabus served overseas at the following Diplomatic Missions; Assistant Regional Security Officer, Kinshasa, DRSC; Regional Security Officer, Niamey, Niger; Regional Security Officer, Peshawar, Pakistan; Regional Security Officer, Algiers, Algeria; Senior Regional Security Officer, United States Mission to Australia, Canberra, Australia; Deputy Regional Security Officer, Kabul, Afghanistan; and Senior Regional Security Officer, United States Mission to Iraq.
In addition to her overseas assignments, Ms. Cabus served in the Diplomatic Security Service Washington Field Office, Bureau Security Officer, Office of the Secretary of State, and as Division Chief for Defensive Equipment and Armored Vehicles, Dignitary Protection, and Worldwide Protective Services (WPS).
Ms. Cabus holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA and a Master’s of Military Studies from Marine Command and Staff College, Quantico, VA.