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Daniel Bogden, Former US Attorney, Nevada


Daniel Bogden served as US Attorney for the District of Nevada from fall 2001 through February 2007.
Daniel Bogden,  Former US Attorney
On 4 September 2001, President Bush nominated Daniel G. Bogden to be the US Attorney for the District of Nevada; he was unanimously confirmed by the US Senate on 23 October 2001. As US Attorney, Bogden represented the United States in all criminal and civil matters within the District of Nevada. The US Attorney is the top federal law enforcement official in the state.

The Boston Globe reports that Bogden "said he was offered a job as a federal immigration judge shortly after he was told he was being dismissed."

In 2003, Bogden successfully prosecuted "former Clark County commissioners Mary Kincaid-Chauncey and Dario Herrera. They were indicted in 2003 on charges of accepting bribes from Michael Galardi, who was then the owner of strip clubs." On 17 January 2007, Bogden announced his resignation, effective 28 February 2007. No replacement had been named.

From the DOJ press release:
During U.S. Attorney Bogden's tenure, the District of Nevada's firearm crime (PSN) program has been deemed one of the best in the nation, with almost 1100 individuals prosecuted for federal gun crimes. The District's pursuit and prosecution of violent gang members has made the communities and streets safer, with over 40 members of the Rolling 60s Crips street gang now convicted and serving federal prison sentences.

Since 2002, the District also prosecuted 1067 individuals for federal drug offenses, 163 individuals for child sex offenses, and over 1000 individuals for immigration offenses. Additionally, during the last five years, the Civil Division of the United States Attorney's Office has collected over $57 million in fines and forfeitures on behalf of the United States, and in 2006, the Office brought over 200 appellate cases to conclusion with a success rate of 84%.
Bogden holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Ashland University in Ashland, Ohio, and a J.D. from the University of Toledo College of Law. He worked for the US Air Force Judge Advocate General's Office and the Washoe County District Attorney's Office. In 1990, he joined the US Attorney's Office in Reno as part of the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force. In 1998, Bogden became Reno Division Chief, managing the office and continuing to prosecute criminal cases involving organized crime, violent crime, drug crimes and civil rights violations.
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