Brian Buggé, CPP
Brian Buggé is Managing Director with International
Risk Intelligence, LLC. Mr. Buggé has over 30
years experience in corporate security/risk management and law enforcement.
He is a recognized expert in education and healthcare security, in
addition to hospitality and retail loss prevention.
Mr. Buggé was the first National Director of Security & School
Safety with EdisonLearning, Inc., the largest Educational Management
Organization (EMO) in the world, with over 150 schools in 33 states,
Great Britain and Abu Dhabi. He supervised a staff of over 200 professionals
serving over 425,000 students and staff. He developed all protocols
for threat assessments, physical security audits, workplace violence,
and communications as well as all aspects of training and exercising.
Previously, Mr. Buggé was Director of the Security Services
Group at Kroll, Inc. In that role he performed and/or supervised
large-scale security audits and domestic/international investigations
for government agencies, Fortune 500 companies and high net worth
individuals. He also acted as Kroll’s in-house expert on security/safety
matters related to education, healthcare, hospitality and business
services. Earlier, he was a Senior Security Consultant with EDI,
Ltd., where he performed physical security surveys, internal audits
and risk assessments for the U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development
(HUD) and the Veterans Administration (VA).
He was a Sergeant and Staff Assistant to the Chief of Patrol with
the Suffolk County Police Department. He appeared
before Congress and the New York State Senate as a nationally recognized
expert on “Community/Problem-Oriented
Policing.” He was also a trainer, advisor, and consultant
Police Executive Research Forum (PERF), a police
think tank based in Washington, DC.
He started his career as an Investigative Aide with the U.S.
Secret Service. At that time, and in subsequent years, he continued with
the investigation into the death of President John F. Kennedy, culminating
with his book The Mystique of Conspiracy: Oswald, Castro and
the CIA. Mr. Buggé went on to be one of the youngest advisors
to the U.S. House Select Committee on Assassinations.
Mr. Buggé is certified by the New York State Bureau
of Municipal Police Training and the FBI as a: Police Officer and Police Supervisor,
Criminal Investigator, Police & Security Guard Instructor, Crime
Prevention expert. He is also a licensed Private Investigator. In
addition, he holds the following professional certifications: Certified
Protection Professional (CPP) from ASIS Intl., Certified Healthcare
Protection Administrator (CHPA) from IAHSS, Certified Protection
Officer/Instructor (CPO/CPOI) from IFPO, Certified Instructor in “Non-Violent
Crisis Intervention” from the Crisis Prevention Institute,
Fire Safety Director from the NYC Fire Department and NIMS/ICS and
Active Shooter/Mass Casualty certifications from FEMA.
Mr. Buggé is a professionally published author, and an active
member of The Authors Guild, Inc. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor,
Suffolk County Community College. He also teaches courses online
for the University of Phoenix (College of Criminal Justice & Security
Management). In 2003, Mr. Buggé helped form the Northeast
Chapter of The Association of Threat Assessment Professionals
He served on its board for seven (7) years.
Mr. Buggé received his A.S. and B.S. in Police Science and
his M.A. in Criminal Justice from John Jay College of Criminal
Mr. Bugge’s track record of success has garnered him three
separate National Association of Counties “Achievement Awards,” and
a Presidential “Excellence in Education” award bestowed
by the Department of Eduction. He was also the
recipient of Newsday’s first
Spirit Award,” the VFW’s “Supervisor of the Year” award,
a "Meritorious Service Award" from the Suffolk County Legislature
and a "NOVA Award" from the American Hospital Association. An investigation
Mr. Buggé performed while a police Sergeant, which pertained
to malfeasance within the NYS Police Disability Pension System,
was highlighted by Brian Donovan, an investigative reporter with
The story went on to win Mr. Donovan the Pulitzer Prize. In his
article Mr. Donovan describes Brian as “…an amalgam
of street cop and intellectual.”
As a result of all the above, Mr. Bugge’s bio was selected
for inclusion in the 26th edition of Marquis’s prestigious
Who’s Who in The East, and the 52nd edition of Who’s
Who in America.