Law Enforcement Experience
After serving with the U.S. Marine Corps, Clint Rand began a 30 year career in law enforcement as a trooper with the Massachusetts State Police.
After receiving a BA from the University of New Hampshire and while attending Boston University School of Law, he joined the Hampton, NH Police Department where he became a police prosecutor, a shift commander, commander of the riot control squad and an adjunct riot control instructor at the Boston Police Academy. Clint is a veteran of the Hampton Beach Riots.
Clint received an appointment to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and after graduating from the FBI Academy in Quantico, VA he was assigned to the Springfield, IL field office. Because of his prior police experience,he was transferred to the Carbondale, IL resident agency to work general criminal matters in the territory in southernmost Illinois between the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers along the borders of Missouri and Kentucky.
He next attended the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, CA where he graduated with honors.
His following assignment was to a foreign counterintelligence squad in New York City. There he became a relief supervisor and organized the FBI’s first regional counterintelligence school. Shortly after Israeli athletes were killed at the Munich Olympics in 1972, the FBI, realizing its responsibility if a similar incident occurred in the US, began its first SWAT program. Clint was among the first volunteers to attend the initial training program at the FBI Academy. He subsequently became a SWAT instructor, a helicopter rappel instructor and a physical fitness instructor/examiner. He participated in disaster preparedness programs at New York area international airports and numerous skyjackings, kidnappings and fugitive apprehensions.
After numerous bombings by New Left terrorists, the anti-terrorism squad was looking for volunteers for an undercover program targeting the SDS and the Weather Underground, the Black Panthers, the Black Liberation Army, the Symbionese Liberation Army and the Puerto Rican FALN. Rand signed up and spent the next two years in the deep cover program at various locations around the country.
In Boston, Clint worked organized crime including the Whitey Bulger operation and then returned to the counter-terrorism program before receiving a transfer to Philadelphia where he worked bank robberies and fugitives and was active in the SWAT program. In Philadelphia he trained at Joe Frazier’s Broad Street gym and sparred with heavy weights including heavyweight title contender Randall “Tex” Cobb.
Chicago was Clint’s final office. He again worked domestic terrorism and was a member of the special operations group. He instructed a course in disaster preparedness and management at police academies and for the state of Illinois.
Criminal Justice Professor and Ski Coach
After 23 years of service with the FBI, Clint retired and joined the criminal justice faculty at Saint Anselm College where he taught courses in Research Methods in Criminal Justice, Police Organization and Management, Police and Society, Criminal Investigations, Criminal Law and Introduction to Criminal Justice. He also coached the men’s and women’s varsity ski teams and chaired the research committee of the New England Community/Crime Prevention Partnership (NECP2).
The Rand Investigative Group, LLC
For 23 years Clint has been the managing director of Clint Rand, LLC and has conducted security assessments, managed security projects and developed security programs for major universities, government facilities, financial institutions, communications corporations, entertainment businesses, manufacturing companies, recreational facilities, theme parks, security guard services, sports venues, multi-tenant, high-rise office buildings, attorneys and individuals.
In 1998, he opened an office in New York City where he managed a team of investigators who conducted anti-counterfeiting investigations and undercover operations, seized counterfeit products and developed programs and procedures to protect designer manufacturing companies that included Coach, DKNY, Disney, Polo, Channel, Rolex, Fendi, Oakley and Nike, among others.
Shortly after 9/11/2001, operations at Clint Rand, LLC focused on homeland security issues. Clint managed a team of security experts who were responsible for conducting security assessments and developing security programs for the Center for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, GA; Harvard University , Boston and Cambridge, MA; Columbia University, AOL Time-Warner, BBC, CNN and HBO, New York City; and others.
When Telxon Corporation, an Ohio corporation, suspected that major losses were due to fraud in its facilities in Houston and El Paso, TX and Juarez, Mexico, Clint partnered with attorneys in Texas and Mexico, organized security and investigation teams (that included senior management from Telxon headquarters) at the 3 locations and identified the issues and individuals responsible. The project resulted in the removal of 5 senior managers in Texas and Mexico, the prosecution of 3 of those managers and reorganization of the business in Juarez and a short term savings of $7.5 M.
Director of Security and Compliance
After an audit by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives uncovered thousands of violations, Smith & Wesson Corporation, an iconic firearms manufacturing company, was faced with the revocation of its federal firearms manufacturing license. Clint Rand was brought on board as a director of compliance and security to develop a new compliance department and program and to evaluate, reorganize and manage the 24/7, armed proprietary and contract security guard services at its facilities in 3 states. At a meeting with firearms manufacturers at ATF headquarters in Washington, DC, an assistant director with the ATF called Clint’s program, “a template for the relationship between the ATF and a firearms manufacturer.” During this time Clint worked with federal, state and local law enforcement on the trafficking of stolen firearms.
Northern Illinois University ABD EdD
Northern Illinois University MS
Defense Language Institute
Boston University Law School
University of New Hampshire BA
Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
Association of Former Intelligence Officers
Association of Former Special Agents of the FBI
Former Massachusetts State Troopers’ Association
Infragard – NH, Board of Directors
International Association of Chiefs of Police
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