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Todd McGhee


Protecting the Homeland Innovations, LLC
Mr. Todd McGhee is an international speaker on counter-terrorism and violent extremism. Todd is the author and course developer of the Behavior Observation Skills (BOS) Course written for the Department of State, Office of Antiterrorism Assistance. The BOS Course is currently delivered around the world to US Partner Nations. Over the last three years, Todd has personally delivered the BOS Course on four different continents in nine different countries, some of them on multiple occasions.

He started his law enforcement career in 1987 and is retired from the Massachusetts Department of State Police after serving twenty four successful years in public safety. He has authored the P.A.T.R.I.O.T. Training System® and the Security Awareness and Vigilance for Everyone™ (S.A.V.E.™) course curriculums which are Department of Homeland Security approved training courses. Todd has authored, developed and successfully delivered the Active Shooter Awareness course around the US which is designed to prepare civilians and private security professionals for the unthinkable.

Todd has made several appearances on WHDH Ch 7 News, ABC News, NECN News, NBC Boston and Fox 25 News as a subject matter expert and contributor providing commentary and analysis on international and domestic terrorist related case studies, active shooter, school safety, cyber-crime, and police use of force issues. He has been featured in Time Magazine as a member of Logan Airport Homeland Security detail where he has served as one the lead trainers of the State Police Anti-Terrorism Unit. In acknowledgement of his pioneering work, he has also been featured on ABC Nightline in a segment titled “Deceit Detectives,” which demonstrated Logan Airport as the safest airport in the United States.

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Wednesday Jun 12
10:30 - 11:15 AM

No one knows when or where an active shooting may occur; what we do know is that incidents are on the rise and most occurred in places of business, such as a shopping mall. This interactive session will provide you with tactics on the safest and... Read more