Kevin M. Craig is a recognized subject matter expert in law enforcement, management, and school security. A retired New Jersey Police Chief, he has over 25 years of experience in public safety, emergency management, and school security. He is a NJ Certified Public Manager (CPM), NJ Certified Safe School Resource Officer, Active Shooter Response Instructor, De-escalation Instructor and Accredited Chief Executive-Chief of Police (ACE-COP). In addition to his vast law enforcement credentials, Chief Craig has many years of experience as a certified police instructor, NJDOE Certified Teacher of Law Enforcement (CE), college adjunct professor, and high school educator. His experience and training also includes K-12 school security, School Safety/Climate HIB Team, truancy and residency investigations, and school climate initiatives. He currently serves as the Director of Safety and Security and Certified Anti-Bullying Specialist for a NJ public high school.
Chief Craig holds a Master’s Degree in Administrative Science with a specialization in School Security and Safety Administration. He has represented the NJ State Association of Chiefs of Police on the NJ K-12 Task Force in conjunction with the Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness and was appointed to the NJ School Security Task Force by the Governor of NJ as a subject matter expert. Chief Craig is a current member of the ASIS International School Safety and Security Council and the NJ Association of School Resource Officers Advisory Board and NJASRO Senior Instructor. Most recently, Chief Craig was appointed as the Vice Chair of the Morris County Responsible School Violence Prevention (RSVP) Policy Development Working Group and will serve as an instructor for the inaugural session of the NJ School Safety Specialist Academy in conjunction with the NJDOE Office of School Preparedness and Emergency Planning.