Pennsylvania State Police
Sergeant Mark A. Magyar is a 12-year veteran of the Pennsylvania State Police currently assigned to the Bureau of Criminal Investigation as the Deputy Director of the Pennsylvania Criminal Intelligence Center (PaCIC). As the Deputy Director, Sergeant Magyar directly oversees the Threat Analysis Unit, Drugs/Organized Crime Unit, and the Critical Infrastructure Key Resources Unit. Prior to PaCIC, Sergeant Magyar supervised patrol and criminal investigative units at Troop J – Lancaster, Pennsylvania. On October 2, 2006, Sergeant Magyar was one of the first at the scene of the West Nickel Mines Amish School and one of the Troopers who led the assault on the school building. The school shooting garnered extensive media attention. Sergeant Magyar has presented internationally on the West Nickel Mines School tragedy at various law enforcement conferences.