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Richard G. Harrison retired from the FBI after 25 years of service.  As a Special Agent, he successfully managed many complex investigations in the criminal, terrorism and intelligence fields both in the United States and overseas.

Not only is he skilled in physical security matters and the development of access control systems for large buildings, he is knowledgeable in both physical and technical surveillances, as well as undercover operations.

While a Special Agent, he was a Senior SWAT team leader and primary firearms instructor, and has established training programs for federal, state and local law enforcement agencies in special weapons and tactical matters.

He has been a guest lecturer at both the FBI Academy, Quantico, VA. and the U.S. Department of State training facility in Dunn Loring, VA.

For the past ten years, he has has served as the president of  R.G. Harrison & Associates, Inc., a successful consulting and investigative firm.  Since its formation, his firm has provided investigative services for many of the Fortune 500 companies as well as the legal, corporate and business communities, the entertainment industry and foreign governments.

He graduated from Bucknell University with a degree in Electrical Engineering.  He is a former Marine Corps Captain, whose duties included commanding a Marine Security Detachment.  He is a licensed Coast Guard Captain.

G. Alec Tatum, Ill retired from the FBI after 23 years of service.  His duties as a Special Agent included investigation in all types of criminal violations, foreign counterintelligence activities, domestic terrorism, and technical support and implementations.  His law and engineering degrees served him well in some of the most extensive and highly classified investigations handled by the FBI

For 20-plus years, he served as both an expert Firearms and Defensive Tactics Instructor training numerous federal, state and local law enforcement officers.  For the last four years of his career, he served as the senior polygraph examiner in the Baltimore office conducting examinations throughout Maryland and Delaware.

Upon his retirement from the FBI, while still residing in Maryland, he formed Taguret Associates, a private investigative and polygraph business. After moving to Hawaii, he closed Taguret Associates to form Private Solutions, another private investigative and polygraph business. He relocated to Jupiter, Florida, in May 2007 and opened the South Florida office of Investigative Options LLC. Since entering the private sector, he has conducted numerous investigations for some of the most noted legal firms and major financial institutions and businesses in the Washington, D.C., Maryland, Delaware, and Hawaii communities. These cases have involved criminal and civil matters, internal thefts, commercial frauds, homicide-related investigations, workplace violence and corporate liability concerns.

He holds degrees from the Georgia Institute of Technology, John Marshall University School of Law, and the Department of Defense Polygraph Institute. He served two years as President of the Maryland Polygraph Association, two years as the Vice President of the Hawaii Organization of Polygraph Examiners (HOPE), and is a current member in good standing in the American Polygraph Association, HOPE, and the Florida Polygraph Association. He previously taught as an Adjunct Professor in the Criminal Justice Studies Department at Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, Maryland.

Richard M. Alu retired from the FBI after 29 years of service as a Supervisory Special Agent and managed in the latter of those years investigations for the New York, Boston, Newark, and Philadelphia Divisions.

Included among the myriad of matters investigated and/or managed over the years were criminal, foreign counterintelligence, and Economic Espionage matters.

He was the management end-user expert in the re-design of the FBI’s investigative computer systems and the on-site Senior Liaison Representative to both the U.S. State Department and National Security Agency, which, inter alia, involved the creation of a secure computerized system for transmitting classified data.  He was also the Program Manager for the FBI’s Language Program, an Inspector’s Aide, a guest lecturer at the FBI Academy, and the Assistant Director’s evaluator of investigative practices.  Prior to entering the FBI, he was a Special Agent with U.S. Army Intelligence, addressing document, physical and personnel security matters.

Upon retiring from the FBI, he established his own private investigative agency, Patuxent Associates, Inc., primarily servicing the investigative needs of the legal, corporate and governmental communities, covering a wide range of investigative activities. He has been most recently involved in business development for companies seeking to provide goods and services needed by the Law Enforcement/Intelligence Community post 9/11 through his extensive personal contacts in the community.

He holds a Liberal Arts Degree, with a minor in Mathematics, from St. John's University in New York and a Masters Degree from the Elliott School of Public and International Affairs, George Washington University, and is a French linguist.

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