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Thomas Ruskin

Thomas Ruskin has been the President of the CMP Protective and Investigative Group, Inc. for over the past decade. The CMP Group is an internationally recognized investigative and security firm with clients and corporations from around the world.

Thomas Ruskin is a highly decorated former New York City Police Detective Investigator. He was responsible for Crisis Management for the Mayor, Police Commissioner and Deputy Commissioners of Operations and Crime Control Strategies for New York City. He has been involved in cases that have received worldwide attention, including the 1993 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, the NYC subway system bombing, airline crashes, police shootings, hostage situations and major organized crime and narcotic cases.

The majority of Mr. Ruskin's background ranging over two decades in law enforcement, has been spent in the field of investigation. He began his career with the Department of Investigations Inspector General offices of the Department of Environmental Protection and Fire Department, rising to the position of Senior Investigator. In the NYPD Mr. Ruskin was assigned to the Burglary Latent Print Unit, Anti-Crime Squad, and the Organized Control Bureau-Narcotics Division's Special Projects Unit. He was responsible for cases that lead to arrests of individuals who committed Federal and State crimes and was responsible for a 3 million dollar federally subsidized undercover program.

Mr. Ruskin's background includes responsibility for the protection of President Bill Clinton, Vice-President Al Gore, Mrs. Hillary Clinton, Mrs. Tipper Gore, 1998 Presidential candidate Senator Robert Dole and other national and international dignitaries and Heads of State. Mr. Ruskin has received specialized training from the NYPD Intelligence Division and the United States Secret Service in Dignitary Protection.

Ruskin is recognized as an international investigative, security and crisis management
expert by various news organizations including NBC, ABC, The Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN, Fox News Channel,Sky News and
1010 WINS News
. He has made frequent appearances on various TV and radio shows.

New York City Police Department Honor Legion
International Police Association
Former Board Member - Manhattan Chamber of    Commerce
International Association for Counter-Terrorism    and Security Professionals
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
National Council of Investigation and
   Security Services, Inc.
International Foundation for Protection Officers
National Association of Investigative Specialists
"Make A Wish" Foundation
10-13 Club of America
Fraternal Order of Police
Shomrim Society of the NYPD
Area Police / Private Security Liaison  (A.P.P.L.)
Associated Licensed Detectives of NY State, Inc
California Association of Licensed Investigators
Florida Association of Licensed Investigators
New Jersey Private Investigators Association
American Society for Industrial Security (A.S.I.S.)


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