Kevin Craig is a recognized subject matter expert in law enforcement, management, and school security. A retired New Jersey Police Chief, he has over 30 years of experience in public safety, emergency management, and school security. He is a Licensed Private Detective and is certified as a Public Manager, Police Instructor, School Safety Specialist, and School Resource Officer in New Jersey. Chief Craig holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration with a specialization in School Security and Safety Administration. He has represented the NJ State Association of Chiefs of Police on the NJ K-12 Task Force in conjunction with the Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness, and was appointed to the NJ School Security Task Force by the Governor of New Jersey as a subject matter expert.
In addition to being awarded the designation of Certified Protection Professional through ASIS International, he is also a certified instructor in Active Shooter Response, De-escalation, Threat Assessment. Chief Craig is an instructor for the NJ School Safety Specialist Academy in the NJ Department of Education, a member of the ASIS International School Safety and Security Council and Advisory Board Member and Senior Instructor for the NJ Association of School Resource Officers. He is an Adjunct Professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University where he instructs courses in emergency management, threat assessment, and crisis communication.
Throughout his law enforcement career and beyond, Chief Craig has conducted training, planning and assessments for public and private schools, businesses, and faith-based institutions. He is regularly consulted as a subject matter expert on issues pertaining to school security and recently authored a book on school safety best practices.
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