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 Director of Security & Campus
Safety with EdisonLearning, Inc. (formerly Edison Schools), the largest
Education Management Organization (EMO) in the world, with over 150
schools in 33 states, the U.K. 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, internal investigations, loss prevention, workplace violence,
compliance issues, as well as all policy, training and supervision
pertaining to campus security, safety and emergency management.
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).
His law enforcement career spanned
more than twenty (20) years as a Correction Officer, Police Officer,
Criminal Investigator and Police Supervisor. He has appeared before
Congress and the New York State Senate as a nationally recognized
expert on “Community/Problem-Oriented Policing & Security.” He
was also a trainer, advisor and consultant with the 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 also an Adjunct Professor of Criminal Justice & Security
Management, having taught at several colleges and universities throughout
the country (both online and on-ground). In 2003, Mr. Buggé helped
form the Northeast Chapter of the Association of Threat Assessment
Professionals (ATAP). 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 “Achievement Awards” from
the National Association of Counties, and a Presidential “Excellence
in Education” award bestowed by the U.S. Department
He was also the recipient of Newsday’s first ever “Civic
Spirit Award,” the VFW’s “Supervisor of the Year” award,
a “Meritorious Service Award” from the Nassau
County Legislature and a “NOVA Award” from the American
Hospital Association. He was also bestowed a “Meritorious Service
Award” by the Mayor of New York City on the steps of City
Hall. In addition, an investigation Mr. Buggé performed
while a police supervisor, which pertained to malfeasance within
the NYS Police Disability Pension System, was highlighted by Brian
Donovan, an investigative reporter with Newsday. The story went
on to win Mr. Donovan the Pulitzer Prize. In his article Mr. Donovan
describes Brian as “…a workaholic 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.