James Johnson

Freelance Business Consultant & Project Manager

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Location:Joppa, Maryland, United States
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JAMES A. JOHNSON
Joppa, Maryland, United States

EDUCATION: MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY: B.A. ECONOMICS
CATONSVILLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE:
A.A. CRIMINAL JUSTICE
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND: ROME, ITALY

MILITARY SERVICE: U. S. MARINE CORPS – Honorable Discharge

Summary of qualifications: Extensive experience in management and supervision of complex investigations/business related security issues. Through my training and experiences I have gained knowledge of security requirements for protection/safeguarding of life, information, assets and property in accordance with industry and /or government standards. Computer skills include use of Microsoft Suites, Lotus Notes and Encrypted Portals.

Conducted investigation at a federal, state or local level for 25 years.
Conducted background investigations as a Contract Investigator for 8 years.

CURRENT WORK EXPERIENCE:

04/2010- Present: U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE, Bureau of Diplomatic Security
Special Contract Investigator: Self-employed performing
background investigations for Diplomatic Community.

10/2008- Present: U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (ATF)
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and **********
Special Contract Investigator: Self-employed
performing background investigations within 300 mile
geographical area.

2/2008 - Present: Computer Sciences Corporation
Contract Investigator: Self-employed performing
background investigations on Federal contracts (CBP).

3/2004 - Present: Key Point Government Services, Inc.
(Kroll Government Services, Inc.)
Contract Investigator: Self-employed performing
background investigations on Federal contracts
(OPM/CBP/ICE).

3/2003 - Present: ALPHA GROUP INVESTIGATIONS, INC.
President/CEO of Alpha Group Investigations, Inc. (AGI): AGI is Baltimore based and licensed by the State of Maryland to carry out business in the areas of security and investigations. AGI provides quality fingerprint service, risk vulnerability surveys, white collar/felony investigations, armed/unarmed security personnel, professional executive protective service, inform survey requirements concerning protection/safeguarding of life, information, assets/property, and due diligence investigations.

1/1999 - Present: U.S. MARSHAL SERVICES
District Security Officer: Contractual position with credentials to provide court security service, transport Federal/State prisoners to and from Detention Centers. Position requires qualifying proficiently twice yearly to carry firearms.

PAST WORK EXPERINCE:
12/2009 - 8/2010: CSC Corporation (2010 Census Bureau Contract)
Security Administrative Manager: Provide supervision/lead
security operations to protect personnel and/or sensitive
information in accordance with industry and/or government
standards.

4/2008 – 5/2010: MSM Security Services, LLC.
Contract Investigator: Self-employed performing
background investigations on Federal contracts
and perform other duties as requested.

3/2003 – 8/2009: OMISEC Investigation, Inc.
Contract Investigator: Conduct background/personnel
security investigations on Federal contracts in MD,
VA, DC and perform other duties as requested.

6/1978 – 3/2003: DEPARTMENT OF MARYLAND STATE POLICE
ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES: Manage subordinates efficiency, providing guidance, and remedial training when necessary. Investigate/reconstruct departmental motor vehicle collisions. Manage fatal motor vehicle collision/commercial motor vehicle collision programs. Supervise field training program for newly graduated troopers. Administer Breath tests for DWI arrests. Assist Barrack Commander to reach yearly goals and objectives. Maintain positive relationship with public/communities, and other law enforcement agencies.

FIRST LINE PATROL SUPERVISOR: Supervising/coach/manage/coordinate subordinates daily activities. Barrack Duty Officer/Shift Supervisor supervising all traffic/criminal investigations, conducting analytical surveys for fatality (********) motor vehicle collisions, and disaster scenes.

CRIMINAL INVESTIGATOR: Criminal Detective Investigator: Trained to have extensive knowledge of/ experience with, enforcement/investigative techniques, procedures, rules of evidence/precedent setting court demeanor concerning admissibility of evidence, and search/seizure protocols. Utilize a wide variety of research sources. Promote positive inter-agency work relations with other law enforcement Agencies. Perform task in an overt/covert capacity. I served as a direct liaison/team member developing intelligence information so management and others drew inference and summaries. Analyze investigative results, prepare written factual reports, assessments, statistical summaries for reviewed/testimony before State/Local/Federal Prosecutors and Courts. Ensured that intelligence data was properly classified/stored/handled in accordance with pertinent directives.

FUGITIVE INVESTIGATOR: Trained to utilize various investigative techniques to apprehend escaped fugitives. Served court issued warrants, summonses, subpoenas, retake warrants, Governor’s warrants and perform extradition task.

SECURITY CLEARANCES: Top Secret issued by Department of Defense. Other sponsors: Department of Treasury/Department of Homeland Security/U.S. State Department (Diplomatic Services).

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS: ASIS International (American Society for Industrial Security), Maryland Investigators and Security Association, Association of Federal Investigators, National Council of Investigation & Security Services, American Federal Contract Investigators Association, Marine Embassy Guard Association, Maryland Troopers Association.

References Provided Upon Request