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TAICS

CURRICULUM VITAE

RUSSELL W. THOMAS

180 FAIRWAY DRIVE

ROXBORO, NC 27574

(336) 503-0303


DRIVER LICENSE:                    NC # 5088804, VALID THROUGH 11/12/2012


EDUCATION:

CRANFORD (NJ) HIGH SCHOOL - GRADUATE – 1960,

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND ATTENDED - 1962-63,

UNION COLLEGE - DEGREE - 1973 - ASSOCIATE IN ARTS (A. A.) CRIMINAL JUSTICE MAJOR,

COLLEGE OF WESTERN MARYLAND, ATTENDED – 1973,

KEAN COLLEGE,  ATTENDED - 1974-75,

THOMAS EDISON STATE COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY - DEGREE - 1977 - BACHELOR OF ARTS (B. A.)


CURRENT EMPLOYMENT:

PRESIDENT, THOMAS ASSOCIATES INVESTIGATIVE AND CONSULTING SERVICES, INC., (TAICS, INC.) AND d/b/a – AAA INVESTIGATIVE SERVICES (AAAIS), 1988 TO PRESENT,

LICENSED PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR (LPI),

LICENSED, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, 1995 TO 01/31/2014, LICENSE NO. 1925, WITH THOMAS ASSOCIATES INVESTIGATIVE & CONSULTING SERVICES, INC., d/b/a AAA INVESTIGATIVE SERVICES, BPN 002874P4, ISSUED MAY 01, 2012, EXPIRES 01/31/2014, BY – RICHARD B. ALLEN, CHAIRPERSON, PRIVATE PROTECTIVE SERVICES BOARD, 

ISSUED PRIVATE PROTECTIVE SERVICES BOARD, COMPANY BUSINESS LICENSE, JANUARY 26, 2005, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, IN COMPLIANCE WITH CHAPTER 74C, GENERAL STATUES OF NORTH CAROLINA TO PROVIDE LICENSED PRIVATE PROTECTIVE SERVICES, FOR THOMAS ASSOCIATES INVESTIGATIVE & CONSULTING SERVICES, INC. d/b/a AAA INVESTIGATIVE SERVICES,

APPROVED – EXPERT INVESTIGATOR & POLICE PROCEDURES EXPERT,  STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, OFFICE OF INDIGENT DEFENSE SERVICES (IDS), FOR CAPITAL MURDER DEFENSE AND POLICE PROCEDURES, 1999 TO PRESENT,

UNITED STATES, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD), SPECIAL INVESTIGATOR FOR THE - DEFENSE SECURITY SERVICE (DSS), CREDENTIAL NO. C-3155 (INACTIVE),

UNITED STATES, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DOD), SPECIAL INVESTIGATOR, CENTRAL SECURITY SERVICE (CSS), INCLUDING NATIONAL SECURITY SERVICE (NSA) AND DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE SERVICE (DIS), CREDENTIAL NO. 1295, (INACTIVE, CURRENTLY AWAITING REACTIVATION),

UNITED STATES, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION (DHS/CBP), SPECIAL INVESTIGATOR, CREDENTIAL NO. 011067, (ACTIVE), 

UNITED STATES, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT (DHS/ICE), SPECIAL INVESTIGATOR, CREDENTIAL NO. 03003, (ACTIVE),

UNITED STATES, DEPARTMENT OF STATE (DOS), DIPLOMATIC SECURITY SERVICE (DSS), SPECIAL INVESTIGATOR, CREDENTIAL NO. SI 6958 (ACTIVE),

UNITED STATE, GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE (USGAO), CONTRACT INVESTIGATOR, CREDENTIAL NO. G-171 (INACTIVE)

SUB-CONTRACTOR TO THE FOLLOWING US GOVERNMENT CONTRACTOR

 

CSC INVESTIGATIONS

1500 CONFERENCE CENTER DRIVE

1 NORTH

CHANTILLY, VA  20151

 

 

MSM SECURITY SERVICES, LLC

6401 GOLDEN TRIANGLE DRIVE

SUITE 200

GREENBELT, MD 20770

 

 

CACI PREMIER TECHNOLOGY, INC.

4795 MEADOW WOOD LANE, 1ST FLOOR

CHANTILLY, VA  20151

 

 

ADC, LTD. NM

909 VIRGINIA STREET NE,  SUITE 104

ALBUQUERQUE, NM  87108

 

 

 

DIRECT CONTRACTOR:

 

KEYPOINT GOVERNMENT SOLUTIONS

1750 FOXTAIL DRIVE

LOVELAND, CO  80538

 

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE (DOS)

DIPLOMATIC SECURITY SERVICE (DSS), SPECIAL INVESTIGATOR, CREDENTIAL NO. SI 6958 (ACTIVE)

SECURITY

CLEARANCE:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT:

TOP SECRET FINAL1/14/03, BY SSBI, DOD/DISCO, FIRST PERIODIC REVIEW COMPLETED 3/7/08 – TOP SECRET FINAL – BY SSBI, DOD/DISCO, CLEARANCE VALID THROUGH 10/31/12, PR CONDUCTED BY OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL MANAGEMENT (OPM).

 

PRIVATE DETECTIVE/INVESTIGATOR

LICENSED/BONDED PRIVATE DETECTIVE AGENCY

STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA LICENSED 1988 THROUGH 1999, LICENSED BY PRESIDENT JUDGE, WAYNE CO, PA.

 

 

SPECIAL AGENT (RETIRED WITH PENSION)

BUREAU OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION (B.C.I.)

OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL (O.A.G.)

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA

SEPTEMBER 1979 TO JANUARY 1988

 

 

WHITE COLLAR CRIME AND SPECIAL PA POLICE ACADEMY TRAINING, HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (HACK) FOR EMPLOYMENT AS SPECIAL AGENT/LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, COMMONWEALTH OF PA, 12 WEEK, SEPTEMBER 1979 TO NOVEMBER 1979,

 

TECHNICAL ASSISTANT – TO SPECIAL COUNSEL CONDUCTING THE CITY OF WILKES-BARRE, PA POLICE DEPARTMENT, PROBING AND INQUIRING INTO PREVIOUS POLICE INVESTIGATIONS, INCLUDING HOMICIDE INVESTIGATIONS AND OTHER POLICE INVESTIGATIONS, FEBRUARY 1979

 

CHIEF INVESTIGATOR

SUB-COMMITTEE ON CRIME AND CORRECTIONS, JUDICIARY COMMITTEE

PENNSYLVANIA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

MARCH 1978 TO NOVEMBER 1978

 

 

CHIEF DEPUTY SHERIFF

WAYNE COUNTY (PA)

JULY 1976 TO JANUARY 1978

 

CHIEF OF POLICE *

POCONO HIGHLANDS REGIONAL POLICE DEPARTMENT, NEWFOUNDLAND & DREHER TOWNSHIP, WAYNE & PIKE COUNTIES (PA)

*1976 & 1977 BY CONTRACT SIMULTANEOUS TO EMPLOYMENT AS CHIEF DEPUTY SHERIFF 

 

 

SPECIAL SERVICES CONSULTANT: TRIPLE A SECURITY SYSTEMS (NOW: VECTOR SECURITY), WILKES-BARRE, PA, PROVIDED CONSULTATION, AS REQUIRED, CONDUCTED EVALUATIONS OF PHYSICAL - ELECTRONIC SECURITY, PROVIDED LIAISON TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES, AS WELL AS, CONDUCT INTERNAL EMPLOYEE INVESTIGATIONS, SEPT 1976 TO MAY 1995

 

SERGEANT OF COUNTY DETECTIVES

UNION COUNTY (NJ) PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE (UNION COUNTY DETECTIVE BUREAU), (PRIOR RANKS; APPOINTED COUNTY INVESTIGATOR, PROMOTED BY CIVIL SERVICE TEST (#1) TO COUNTY DETECTIVE, THEN SERGEANT OF COUNTY DETECTIVES BY CIVIL SERVICE TEST (#1), JULY 1970 TO SEPTEMBER 1976

 

 

UNION COUNTY (NJ) POLICE ACADEMY, 12 WEEKS, (TIED #1 ACADEMICALLY & #1 IN FIREARMS QUALIFICATION)

 POLICE OFFICER

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

TOWNSHIP OF CRANFORD (NJ)

MARCH 1968 TO JULY 1970

 

PRIVATE DETECTIVE

LICENSED/BONDED, STATE OF NEW JERSEY

JUNE 1964 TO MARCH 1968

 

 

ASSISTANT TO THE CHIEF INVESTIGATOR

UNION COUNTY (NJ) MEDICAL EXAMINER'S OFFICE

BY CONTRACT, 1964, 1965 & 1966

 

 ACTIVE DUTY, U.S. AIR FORCE, BASIC TRAINING AND AIR POLICE SCHOOL, AIR POLICEMAN (#1 TOP STUDENT, CLASS 29031), LACKLAND AFB, TEXAS, JANUARY/MAY 1961

 

AIR POLICE INVESTIGATOR BY SPECIAL ORDERS

ASSIGNED SPANGDAHLEM AB, GERMANY, JUNE 1961 TO JUNE 1964, HONORABLE DISCHARGE, AWARDED GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL, NUMEROUS UNIT CITATION AND SPECIAL INDIVIDUAL COMMENDATIONS.

 

 


EMPLOYMENT SUMMARY

PROGRESSIVE CAREER IN LAW ENFORCEMENT AND INVESTIGATIVE EXPERIENCE OF OVER FIFTY (50) YEARS, IN FEDERAL, STATE, COUNTY & LOCAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, PRIVATE SECTOR, CORPORATE SECURITY, PRIVATE INVESTIGATION AND CONTRACT GOVERNMENT INVESTIGATIVE SERVICES.

SPECIALIZED TRAINING

  • ·      AIR POLICE SCHOOL (POLICE ACADEMY)
  • ·      RIOT CONTROL & AIR BASE DEFENSE SCHOOL
  • ·      SPECIAL TRAINING FOR SECURITY & LAW
  • ·      ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL
  • ·      PHOTOGRAPHY - STILL & VIDEO
  • ·      FINGERPRINTING
  • ·      POLICE ACADEMY (UNION CO., NEW JERSEY)
  • ·      NARCOTICS / DRUGS/SPECIAL TRAINING COURSES
  • ·      ORGANIZED CRIME AND CRIMINAL INTELLIGENCE
  • ·      WIRETAPPING AND ORAL COMMUNICATIONS INTERCEPTIONS
  • ·      ELECTRONICS SURVEILLANCE SCHOOL
  • ·      LOCK PICKING AND COVERT OPERATIONS
  • ·      QUALIFIED - ELECTRONICS SURVEILLANCE EXPERT
  • ·      QUALIFIED - GAMBLING EXPERT
  • ·      QUALIFIED – FIREARMS (HANDGUNS & TACTICS EXPERT
  • ·      HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION
  • ·      DIGNITARY & EXECUTIVE PROTECTION
  • ·      FIRE & ARSON INVESTIGATION
  • ·      WHITE COLLAR CRIME INVESTIGATION
  • ·      ORGANIZED CRIME & CRIMINAL INTELLIGENCE
  • ·      FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR-VARIOUS DISCIPLINES  
  • ·      NRA - POLICE FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR
  • ·      NRA - CERTIFIED PISTOL INSTRUCTOR
  • ·      NRA-HOME FIREARMS SAFETY RESPONSIBILITY INSTRUCTOR
  • ·      NRA-PERSONAL PROTECTION IN THE HOUSE INSTRUCTOR
  • ·      CERTIFIED - NEW JERSEY POLICE TRAINING COMMISSION – AS; POLICE INSTRUCTOR
  • ·      CERTIFIED - PENNSYLVANIA STATE POLICE TRAINING COMMISSION – AS; MUNICIPAL POLICE INSTRUCTOR(MPI) ACT 120 – ALL SUBJECT’S AT ANY CERTIFIED & STATE APPROVED MUNICIPAL POLICE TRAINING ACADEMY, EXCEPT FIRST AID AND PSYCHOLOGY
  • ·      CERTIFIED – PENNSYLVANIA STATE POLICE TRAINING COMMISSION – AS; LETHAL WEAPONS INSTRUCTOR (LWI), ACT 235, SECURITY GUARDS, ARMED AND UNARMED, ALL SUBJECTS AT ANY CERTIFIED & STATE APPROVED TRAINING FACILITY. 

 

 

CERTIFIED BY THE NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, CRIMINAL JUSTICE STANDARDS DIVISION FOR NCJA MODEL COURSE - CARRY CONCEALED HANDGUN INSTRUCTOR (CCH) NO.00207, since 1995.  NC DOJ CHANGED PERMIT NUMBER UPON LAST RENEWAL TO PERMIT NO. 5088804NC (SAME AS NC DRIVER’S LICENSE),

 

NC RETIRED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS FIREARMS QUALIFICATION CERTIFICATION, VALID THRU 05/21/13,

 

CARRY CONCEALED HANDGUN INSTRUCTOR NO. 100160024, VALID THRU 04/15/2014, ACTIVE SINCE 1995,

 

NRA-POLICE COMBAT PISTOL COMPETITOR

LIFETIME MASTER (HIGHEST CATEGORY OF COMPETION – SINCE 04/23/1973), FORMER STATE CHAMPION NEW JERSEY & NEW HAMPSHIRE,

 

 

FORMER, INSTRUCTOR / MEMBER OF THE FACULTY, LACKAWANNA JUNIOR COLLEGE, SCRANTON, AND HONESDALE, PA.  TAUGHT CRIMINAL JUSTICE & PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION COURSES, IN CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAM, 1976 thru 1978,

 

 

ATTENDED - PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, INSURANCE BROKER'S COURSE

 

 

LICENSE (INACTIVE) REAL ESTATE SALESMAN, NEW JERSEY,

 

 

NC CRIMINAL JUSTICE EDUCATION AND TRAINING STANDARDS COMMISSION, COMPLETED LAW GOVERNING CONCEALED HANDGUN AND USE OF DEADLY FORCE, - NOVEMBER 9, 1995,

 

 

DEFENSE SECURITY SERVICE (DSS) TRAINING COURSE, FOR DYNCORP CONTRACT PERSONNEL SECURITY INVESTIGATORS, JUNE 3 - 8, 2001,

 

 

NC API EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR WORKER'S COMPENSATION AND FAMILY LAW ISSUES, 8 HOURS CEC, JUNE 18, 2001,

 

 

NC API EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL  DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR - SERVICE OF  PROCESS AND MARKETING TECHNIQUES, 8  HOURS CEC, OCTOBER 30, 2001,

 

 

NC API EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR PRACTICAL TIPS FOR THE PI AND INTRODUCTION TO COVERT VIDEO CAMERAS, 8 HOURS CEC, JUNE 12, 2002,

 

 

NC API EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR ASPECTS OF DOMESTIC EXECUTIVE PROTECTION AND EVIDENCE COLLECTION AND PROCESSING, 8 HOURS CEC, SEPTEMBER 16, 2002,

 

CERTIFICATE BY AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INDUSTRIAL SECURITY (ASIS) RESEARCH TRIANGLE CHAPTER 119,

“TRACKING THE FUGITIVE THROUGH THE ELECTRONIC AGE” – CONDUCTED BY SENIOR DEPUTY U.S. MARSHAL,

JUNE 29, 2011,

 

CERTIFICATE, IN RECOGNITION OF SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF PS800: CYBER SECURITY AWARENESS, GIVEN BY U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE, NATIONAL FOREIGN AFFAIRS TRAINING CENTER, MARCH 23, 2012,

 

COMPLETED REQUIRED 12 CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS, REQUIRED BY NC PRIVATE PROTECTIVE SERVICE BOARD TO MAINTAIN NC PRIVATE INVESTIGATORS LICENSE NO. 1925, THRU JAN 31, 2014.   


AFFILIATIONS:

PAST MEMBER - POLICE BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION   (PBA), STATE OF NEW JERSEY - LOCAL 52 & CHARTER MEMBER - LOCAL 250,

PAST MEMBER - RETIRED - NEW JERSEY STATE PBA, FEDERAL AGENTS, LOCAL 121,

PAST MEMBER - NEW JERSEY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS ASSOCIATION (NJLEOA),

PAST CHARTER MEMBER - FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE (FOP), PENNSYLVANIA LODGE #92,

PAST CHARTER MEMBER - FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE (FOP), NORTH CAROLINA LODGE #72 (CASWELL COUNTY),

CHARTER MEMBER - FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE (FOP) NORTH CAROLINA LODGE #74 (PERSON COUNTY), ELECTED - 2ND VICE-PRESIDENT, MAY 1998 AND RE-ELECTED THRU MAY 2005,

FORMER MEMBER - INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LAW ENFORCEMENT FIREARMS INSTRUCTORS (ASLET),

LIFE MEMBER - NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION (NRA)SINCE 06/17/1976,

CHARTER/LIFE MEMBER - POLICE MARKSMAN ASSOCIATION (PMA), HOLDER OF 1490’S CERTIFICATE, OF 1500 POSSIBLE TOTAL PPC MATCH SCORE,

FORMER MEMBER - LAW ENFORCEMENT ALLIANCE OF AMERICA (LEAA),

FORMER MEMBER - PERSON COUNTY (NC) LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS ASSOCIATION (PCLEOA),

FORMER MEMBER - B.P.O.E., LODGE 2005, ROXBORO, NC,

FORMER MEMBER - ROXBORO COUNTRY CLUB, ROXBORO, NC, ELECTED DIRECTOR - 1997,1998 & 1999, RE-ELECTED - 2000, 2001, 2002 ELECTED VICE-PRESIDENT 2004, 2005,

 

MEMBER - HYCO SHOOTING CLUB, ROXBORO, NC,

MEMBER - NORTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF PRIVATE INVESTIGATORS (NCAPI),

MEMBER - NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSIONAL INVESTIGATORS (NSPI),

MEMBER - NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF INVESTIGATIVE SPECIALISTS (NAIS),

CHARTER MEMBER ASSOCIATION OF CERTIFIED BACKGROUND INVESTIGATORS (ACBI),


EMPLOYMENT STRENGTHS:

STRONG PEOPLE CONTACT RELATIONSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS.  EXCEPTIONAL AT DEALING ONE-ON-ONE, GROUP DOMINATION AND LEADERSHIP SKILLS.  INNOVATIVE AND UNSTOPPABLE IN REACHING A GOAL SET WHEN PROVIDED AUTHORITY AND RESOURCES. COMMON SENSE AND STREET SMART.

EMPLOYMENT OBJECTIVE:

CONTINUE TO BUILD A PROFESSIONAL CLIENT BASE CONSISTING OF ATTORNEYS, LAW FIRMS, CORPORATIONS AND OTHER QUALIFIED CLIENTS.

NATIONAL / INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL ACCEPTABLE, VALID & CURRENT U. S. PASSPORT.

 

FEE SCHEDULE  AND RETAINER REQUIREMENTS:

PROVIDED AFTER INITIAL CONSULTATIONS BASED ON EVALUATION OF ASSIGNMENT AND OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES ANTICIPATED.

OUTSIDE

INTERESTS:

GOLF, HANDGUN SHOOTING/INSTRUCTION, HUNTING, FISHING & DOG TRAINING (OBEDIENCE AND PERSONAL PROTECTION).

REFERENCES:

NAMES & ADDRESSES OF CLIENTS, PROFESSIONAL PERSONS & PERSONAL REFERENCES WILL BE PROVIDED UPON REQUEST.

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED,

 RUSSELL W. THOMAS

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