Philip Haney, DHS whistleblower, found dead, authorities state

Philip Haney, DHS whistleblower, found dead, authorities state

Department of Homeland Security ( DHS) whistleblower Philip Haney was discovered dead in Amador County, Calif., on Friday, according to local authorities.

Haney, 66, “appeared to have actually suffered a single, self-inflicted gunshot injury,” the Amador County Constable’s Office stated in a release. Sheriff and coroner Martin A. Ryan shared the preliminary details of the case.

” On February 21, 2020 at roughly 1012 hours, deputies and detectives responded to the location of Highway 124 and Highway 16 in Plymouth to the report of a male topic on the ground with a gunshot wound,” the release read.

” Upon their arrival, they situated and recognized 66- year-old Philip Haney, who was departed and appeared to have actually suffered a single, self-inflicted gunshot injury. A firearm was located next to Haney and his car. This investigation is active and ongoing. No further information will be launched at this time,” the office added.


Fox News contributor Sara Carter tweeted about Haney’s death on Saturday and asked people to pray for his household and for cops, who are still looking for responses and investigating the occurrence.

” Somebody I deeply respected and thought about a pal Phil Haney – a DHS whistleblower throughout the Obama Admin was apparently killed the other day in Southern California,” Carter composed. “Pray for his household and pray they discover the individual who killed him. Still attempting to get confirmation on information.”

Haney, a former DHS representative, was likewise the author of ” See Something, State Absolutely Nothing: A Homeland Gatekeeper Exposes the Government’s Submission to Jihad.”

He was an outspoken critic of the Obama administration, particularly its handling of radical Jihadist aspects and Islamic terrorism.


Haney, who retired in 2015, studied Arabic culture and language while working as a researcher in the Middle East prior to ending up being a founding member of the Department of Homeland Security in 2002 as a Customs & Border Defense (CBP) farming officer.

After serving as an armed CBP officer, he was promoted to its Advanced Targeting Group. He concentrated on Islamic theology and the method and strategies of the international Islamic motion.

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