Blackfeet Nation of Montana
Walter Lamar, an enrolled member of the Blackfeet Nation of Montana and a descendent of the Wichita Tribe of Oklahoma, provides law enforcement and security consulting services to tribal governments. His career in law enforcement included 18 years with the FBI, where he served as a Special Agent/Supervisory Special Agent until year 2000, when he was named Deputy Director of the BIA Office of Law Enforcement Services. In response to the attacks of 911, the Department of the Interior named him Senior Advisor to the Director, Department of Interior – Office of Law Enforcement and Security, where Walter served to ensure protection of the Nation’s dams, monuments and icons. Walter retired from Federal service in 2005 and founded Lamar Associates, a company focused on the safety and security of Indian Country. In 2015 Walter served as a Senior Advisor to the Director Pentagon Force Protection Agency, and in that capacity worked with agency managers to ensure protection of the Pentagon. Walter was twice presented the FBI Shield of Bravery for actions taken in the immediate aftermath of the Oklahoma City Federal building bombing and during a running gun battle with an armed felon. Walter continues to manage Lamar Associates, a Washington DC based professional services firm working to assist Indian Country, prepare for tomorrow while protecting today.