John Rayfield is the Resident Agent in Charge/Pilot U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Office of Law Enforcement for Tennessee and Kentucky. Rayfield a Middle Tennessee native graduated from the University of Tennessee at Martin with a degree in Wildlife Biology.
He worked as a Tennessee Wildlife Resources Wildlife Officer for 6 years, stationed in Region 1 (West Tennessee) and later as a TWRA Investigator with the Special Investigations Unit based out of Nashville. In 1995, Rayfield accepted a positon with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Office of Law Enforcement as a Special Agent/Pilot. He was stationed in Fairbanks, Alaska, Columbia, South Carolina and Nashville, Tennessee. Throughout his career Rayfield has conducted international investigative coordination and training in Russia, Brazil, Canada, Thailand and the Philippines. Since 2012, Rayfield has been the Resident Agent in Charge for the states of Tennessee and Kentucky supervising an investigative staff (4 Special Agents) and an inspection staff of 18 Wildlife Inspectors located at the ports of Memphis and Louisville, Ky.