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Jeffrey Beatty
Practitioner in Residence
Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice & Forensic Sciences
Academic Credentials


    MA (Honors), American Military University, National Security Studies, 2015
    B.A., Rutgers College, Sociology, 1974


    Mr. Beatty possesses distinctive experience in National Security, Homeland Security, Anti-Terrorism and Special Operations in both government and the private sector. His expertise has been noted and called upon by the current Vice-President of the United States, Joe Biden. Mr. Beatty was the first American to have served as a Delta Force Officer, where he was commended for his efforts in rescuing personnel in the first ‘Blackhawk Down’, as well as a Special Agent in advising the FBI National Hostage Rescue Team and a CIA Counter-Terrorism Center Case Officer.

    His extensive and varied military service record includes that of an Infantry Officer, Army Aviator (Attack Helicopters) and as an Assault Troop Commander in the U.S. Army Delta Force. During his military experience, he planned and led part of the Grenada Rescue Mission that resulted in hundreds of American Medical Students being rescued.

    Mr. Beatty took a break from a long reign in government service and founded and managed a successful private security business where he predicted the Atlantic Olympic Bomb months in advance. His knowledge and involvement led him to receive an invitation to testify before the U.S. Senate closely after the 9-11 attacks occurred, by then Senator Joe Biden. After this, he went back to government service in the Department of the Army Civilian, GS-15 where he served as Director of Future Operations for the U.S Army’s Human Terrain System and supported the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force.

    Jeff Beatty is a Commercial Instrument Helicopter and Multi-Engine Instrument Pilot. His awards include the Purple Heart and the Combat Infantryman Badge. He is also a member of Pi Gamma Mu, the national honor society for the social sciences.