D. Scott Dutton
Eastern Zone Chairperson
Georgia Terrorism Intelligence Project Administrator, Georgia Bureau of Investigation
Scott Dutton is the Administrator for the Georgia Terrorism Intelligence Project (GTIP), a Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) program. The program was initiated after the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks to liaise and provide analysts focused collaboration and training for Georgia law enforcement intelligence units, to include Georgia’s fusion center, the Georgia Information Sharing & Analysis Center (GISAC).
Scott retired as GBI’s Deputy Director (2020), in charge of the enforcement division of the agency. He joined the GBI in 1988 as a Special Agent and was assigned to various investigative units to address violent crime, marijuana eradication, drug trafficking, and terrorism. Weeks after the 9/11 attacks, Scott was assigned to GBI’s counterterrorism mission for the development and management of Georgia’s fusion center, GISAC. Scott led GISAC and served on the National Fusion Center Association (NFCA) Executive Board, during his 12+ year assignment. Scott was promoted into the GBI’s command staff at the rank of Inspector in charge of GISAC and then to GBI’s Office of Public Affairs. In 2016, Scott was promoted to Deputy Director, in charge of the Investigative Division, responsible for 450 sworn and civilian personnel responsible for enforcing the laws of the state of Georgia.
Scott is a graduate of the Georgia Law Enforcement Command College at Columbus State University and FBI National Academy, in Quantico, VA (Session 230). He is also an alumni of the Georgia International Law Enforcement Exchange (GILEE) program at Georgia State University. Scott is a member of the FBINAA, IACP, ASCIA, GACP, and Atlanta Metropol. Scott joined the LEIU Executive Board in 2021 and currently serves as the Eastern Zone Chairperson.