US Secret Service White House Detail
Rad W. Jones is a retired US Secret Service Special Agent in Charge who had assignments in field operations and Presidential protection. He will discuss his involvement in security planning for political conventions, Presidential inaugurations and security advance activities worldwide. He received a number of citations during his career including one for the apprehension of a person who attempted to burn themselves in front of the White House and others for planning a Presidential Inauguration and political conventions.
Following his retirement from the Secret Service he was the Manager of Security and Fire Protection, Ford Motor Company where he was responsible for global security and fire protection programs, including executive security and investigations.
Following his FMC career he joined the School of Criminal Justice, Michigan State University as an instructor/academic specialist. During that time he was the project director for two major Department of Homeland Security grants on community emergency preparedness and response to Weapons of Mass Destruction. He also authored the Critical Incident Protocol – A Public and Private Partnership.
In 2005 he was inducted into the MSU Criminal Justice Wall of Fame in recognition of his contributions and distinguished service in the field of criminal justice. In 2009 he was recognized by Security Magazine as one of the 25 most influential persons in security.
He has made presentations on disaster management, travel security and asset protection related topics around the world, appeared on television and radio, and written articles for The Police Chief, Security Management and other publications.
- Thursday, December 13, 2018
- 7:00pm - 8:30pm
- Multipurpose Room