M.A. (Honors) in National Security Studies, American Military University, 2015
B.A. in Sociology, Rutgers College, 1974
Jeff Beatty is currently a Lecturer on the National Security faculty of the University
of New Haven.
Mr. Beatty possesses unique senior executive experience in, National Security, Homeland
Security, Transportation Security, Anti-Terrorism and Special Operations both in government
and in the private sector. The current Vice President of the United States has called
upon his expertise.
As a security professional, he predicted the Atlanta Olympic bomb. He is the first
American to have served in all three of our most elite counter-terrorism organizations.
He was a Delta Force Officer (commended for saving lives in the first Blackhawk Down),
a Special Agent Advising the FBI national Hostage Rescue Team and a CIA Counter-terrorism
Center Case Officer in Europe and the Middle East. He has over 400 appearances on
CNN, FOX and other media as a National Security expert.
During a break from Government service Jeff formed an Anti-terrorism consulting firm
and accurately predicted a Terrorist Attack on U.S. soil months in advance.
Jeff has appeared over 400 times on national media like CNN, FOX NEWS, CBS, NBC and
ABC as a terrorism, Homeland Security and National Security expert.
Jeff's experiences such as being wounded in action in the first "Blackhawk Down" and
surviving an assassination attempt when, unarmed, Jeff was attacked by 3 armed terrorists
to a tour in Afghanistan 2011-2012 supporting the Combined Joint Special Operations
Task Force – Afghanistan (CJSOTF-A) give him unique insights into America's ability
to defeat Terrorism on the individual, tactical, operational and strategic levels.
Additional information is available on www.jeffbeatty.com
National Level Experience
- (January 2011 to September 2013). Department of the Army Civilian, GS-15. Mr. Beatty
served as Director of Future Operations for the U.S. Army’s Human Terrain System.
This program focuses on sociocultural research and analysis to inform a better understanding
of populations by the United States Government and Armed Forces. Immediately preceding
this position, Mr. Beatty was in Afghanistan for 9 months supervising a team of Human
Terrain System professionals and coordinating the efforts of over 150 additional Human
Terrain personnel in Afghanistan in support of the Combined Joint Special Operations
- (1992 to 2011). International Terrorism Incident Studies, Homeland Security and Security
Management Activities in the private sector.
- As founder of Total Security Services International, Inc., and a nationally recognized
expert, Mr. Beatty was invited to testify before the U.S. Senate within weeks of the
9-11 attacks, by then Senator Joseph Biden. That testimony led to two Department of
Homeland Security funded programs (First Observer™ and Highway Watch™) where he designed,
developed and delivered training content and training management for resulting in
over 500,000 personnel trained in Anti-terrorism Awareness.
- In 1996 in Atlanta, Mr. Beatty’s personal analysis resulted in the most accurate prediction
of a terrorist attack known to the public when he analyzed six months in advance that
the Atlanta Olympics would be successfully targeted after the fifth day with a package
bomb at the Olympic Park.
- Mr. Beatty is the inventor and U.S. patent holder of SOLID SHIELD™ a passenger vehicle
screening tool for detection of concealed cargo
- Additional activities Mr. Beatty supported include, but are not limited to; AMTRAK,
WMATA, MBTA, BART, The SUPERBOWL, The Rose Bowl and Rose Parade, The Statue of Liberty,
The Olympics, The World Trade Center, The Pentagon.
- (2006-2008). Former U.S. Senate Candidate. Mr. Beatty ran unsuccessfully for U.S.
House of Representatives in 2006 and U.S. Senate in 2008 against Senator John Kerry
- (1985 to 1991) Mr. Beatty was recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency and served
as an Operations Officer with several years service in Europe and the Middle East.
Mr. Beatty performed analysis that averted a Terrorist attack against an American
Official. NOTE: CIA permitted Mr. Beatty to leave in an overt status.
- (1983-1985). As a Special Agent of the FBI training and advising the National Hostage
Rescue Team (HRT) for their role at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. Mr. Beatty was
handpicked by the Deputy Assistant Director of the FBI for the possibility of a Munich
type attack in Los Angeles. Mr. Beatty’s assignment was to help train the force and
be the lead planner of the rescue, if necessary.
- (1974-1983). Mr. Beatty is a former U.S. Army Officer (Delta Force, Infantry and Aviation
units Commander and Staff Officer conducting both Army and Joint Staff Functions including
Training and Doctrine Development).
- 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment –DELTA. Mr. Beatty was the B Squadron Assault
Troop Commander. He trained and led his unit on numerous deployments including a Combat
Operation of national importance. Mr. Beatty planned and led part of the Grenada Rescue
Mission which resulted in hundreds of American Medical Students being rescued. During
this operation he was in the first Blackhawk shot down behind enemy lines. He commanded
the rescue and recovery of 16 wounded Delta Force and other Special Operations Soldiers.
He was medically evacuated for his wounds, and 2 days later became the acting Delta
Force S-3. While at Delta he had been Officer in Charge of training of the FBI’s newly
formed National Hostage Rescue Team.
- During Desert Shield and Desert Storm he was recalled to Active Duty to support a
SMU (Special Mission Unit) conducting global operations. There he performed Planning
and Operations reviews to enhance Mission Success and integration with other DOD and
- (1992-present). NBC, ABC, CNN News Terrorism Consultant. As a result of his work surrounding
the Atlanta Olympics, Mr. Beatty became known to the national media. He became the
NBC news (contracted) Terrorism and Security Consultant for 2 years. He was also a
compensated consultant for ABC News, CNN and Discovery.
- As a result of his in depth knowledge of terrorism and his respected reputation in
the media, Mr. Beatty was contacted by the Department of Defense for a Special Mission
immediately post 9-11 to lead dozens of Hollywood Directors, Producers and Writers
(including Oliver Stone and Dick Wolf) in a working group for the purpose of trying
to anticipate what attack scenarios Al Qaeda might next press home against the United
States. Under his mentoring, this several week task turned from Defensive Scenarios
initially to Offensive Scenarios, some of which were used successfully in the months
- Mr. Beatty is an eloquent and effective speaker, with over 400 national and international
media appearances as a Homeland Security, Terrorism, Special Operations and Security
Mr. Beatty’s Military Awards include; The Purple Heart and The Combat Infantryman