Brosnan's Civil Unrest & Election Countdown Intelligence Briefings take place each Friday in October at 1pm EST. They are moderated by Patrick Brosnan Sr, Founder and CEO of Brosnan Risk Consultants, and include security service insights and critical information regarding security guard services and the state of security guard industry. The following recording is from Friday, October 30th, 2020. Brosnan's panel included Special Guest Speaker John Miller.

Mr. Miller currently serves as the Deputy Commissioner for Intelligence and Counterterrorism, Mr. Miller oversees both the Intelligence Bureau, which is responsible for intelligence collection and analysis; and the NYPD's Counterterrorism Bureau operations.


Brosnan_Pat_300x300Patrick J. Brosnan
Founder & CEO
Brosnan Risk Consultants

Patrick J. Brosnan founded Brosnan Risk Consultants in 1996. He is a former NYPD detective with extensive field experience in the Robbery/Gun Squad and the Organized Crime Control Bureau. He was selected as the New York State Police Officer of the Year for investigative skills that led to the arrests of over 900 violent criminals during his career and was heralded by the Governor as a “one-man war on crime in New York City.”

Guest Speaker

Brosnan_300x300_MillerJohn Miller
Deputy Commissioner of Intelligence and Counterterrorism, NYPD

As Deputy Commissioner for Intelligence and Counterterrorism, Mr. Miller oversees both the Intelligence Bureau, which is responsible for intelligence collection and analysis; and the NYPD's Counterterrorism Bureau operations, including the partnership with the FBI/NYPD Joint Terrorism Task Force, the first and largest of its kind in the nation.


Brosnan_Paarman_Round_300x300 (1)Bryan Paarmann
Chief Intelligence Officer
Bryan Paarmann retired from the FBI as a Senior Executive after over 30 years in government service, including 8 years as an Infantry Officer in the U.S. Army with both peacetime and combat tours, and 23 years with the FBI in both domestic and international assignments.


Brosnan_Franci_Round_300x300John Franchi
Senior Intelligence Director
John Franchi is a retired Senior Intelligence Officer with the Central Intelligence Agency, with service both internationally and in Washington DC. John is a recognized expert in geopolitical and transnational issues, counter-terrorism, counterintelligence and cyber issues.


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Eric White
Executive Vice President
Eric White began his career catching shoplifters and unloading trucks for Walmart. In his 17-year career with the world’s largest retailer he advanced to run several key security programs, including executive protection, crisis management, global readiness, enterprise risk management, aviation security, and homeland security. Mr. White also held similar roles at The Home Depot, and has been in the security technology consulting space for a decade. Mr. White is also a publicly elected official as President of the Bentonville Schools Board of Education.


Brosnan_Palladino_Best_Security_Guard_Companies_ProfileMichael J. Palladino
National Account Manager
Michael J. Palladino was elected President of the Detectives’ Endowment Association, Inc. (DEA) in June 2004 and was re-elected three times. He spearheaded contract negotiations and all dealings with the City, chaired the union’s Health Benefits Funds, as well as chaired the Trustees of the DEA’s Annuity Fund. He was also the former head of NAPO and a Trustee of the $38-billion New York City Police Pension. Fund.


Learn More About Strategic Response

Protests may not march past your physical building, but they might impact your supply chain or the ability for your employees to go to work when curfews are enacted. If your Business Continuity Plan does not account for social unrest, spend some time evaluating the potential impacts and creating contingency plans. 

All indicators show that it is not if but when the next violent protest will erupt. A little planning and preparation go a long way. Click the link below to learn more about Brosnan's Strategic Response Team.

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