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Jeffrey Beatty
National Security Adjunct
Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice & Forensic Sciences
Academic Credentials


    Graduate Work at Boston University and American Military University National and Homeland Security Studies, Current (2013)
    B.A., Rutgers College, 1974


    Mr. Beatty possesses unique practical experience in National Security, Homeland 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. He is the first American to have served as; a Delta Force Officer (where he was commended for rescuing personnel in the first ‘Blackhawk Down’), a Special Agent advising the FBI National Hostage Rescue Team and as a CIA Counter-Terrorism Center Case Officer. His Military service was as an Infantry Officer, an Army Aviator (Attack Helicopters) and as an Assault Troop Commander in the U.S. Army Delta Force.  He took a break from government service and he founded and managed a successful private security business where he predicted the Atlanta Olympic bomb months in advance.  Returning to government service, as a Department of the Army GG-15, he successfully led a U.S. Army Human Terrain Team, supporting the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force in Afghanistan in 2011-2012.

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