About the Author
Kevin M. Gannon retired after 20 years of service as a Sergeant in the detective bureau
from the New York city police department
and with more than 14 years as supervisor. He has diversified training and experience in personal and physical security, investigation and surveillance, and disaster response. His background includes leadership positions responsible for the personal protection of numerous international dignitaries
and personalities. D. Lee Gilbertson holds a Ph.D. in Sociology (Gangs and Substance Abuse, 2002) and an M.S. in Criminal Justice (Criminology and Victimology 1996). His background includes 16 years of exemplary military service (infantry and signals intelligence
) from 1976 to 1992.