Dave Grogan is an avid Civil, Human, and children’s Rights advocate. He is a graduate of Oxon Hill High School and Bowie State University (BSU) where he was a stellar student-athlete as a football player. Immediately following his high school graduation Dave traveled to Paris Island to join the United States Marine Corps where he served 6 years as an active reservist. He is a very proud United States Marine Veteran.
While in college Dave majored in Sociology with a minor in Criminal Justice. He began a Federal Law Enforcement career while serving as a BSU Cooperative Education student (Coop). Dave also served as a “Stay-in-School Student” with the United States Secret Service. Dave began recruiting students for both Federal Law Enforcement agencies as a student and continues 30+ years later. He currently also informally recruits Corporate Security professionals.
During his Law Enforcement career, Dave was one the managerial facilitators of the elite Federal Witness Protection Program which also encompassed Presidential, Executive, & Dignitary Protection. He has successfully vetted hundreds of mafias and their family members. David was also the supervisor of the exclusive Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force during the latter years of his law enforcement career. Dave has managed local, state and federal law enforcement agents and officers.
After 25 years of distinguished services, Dave retired June/2013 from the Department of Justice United States Marshal Service as a Supervisory Deputy United States Marshal. Post-retirement Dave immediately began a 2nd career in Corporate Security which he is well established as a Corporate Security Professional managing numerous nearly 100-million-dollar Armed Protective Service Officer Federal government contracts. Dave also has an extensive background in mental health where he served as the Vice President for Government Relations for Interdynamics Inc. which is a behavioral health firm in Prince George’s County.
Dave is a die-heart Civil & Human Rights advocate. Most notably the named Plaintiff in a $300,000,000 Race Discrimination Class Action lawsuit against the Department of Justice United States Marshal Service http://www.nbcnews.com/id/27200752/ns/us_news-life/t/black-y-accuse-us-marshals-bias/ Dave is an outspoken Law Enforcement or Public Safety, expert!
He is a very strong advocate and a community leader who happens to also be a Professional Health, Wellness, Fitness professional, and Nutrition consultant. He was appointed and recently served 2-terms on the City of Bowie Education Committee. Dave is currently an active member of 100 Southern Christian Leadership Conference, League of Women Voters Prince George’s County Chapter, Moms, NAACP Prince Georges Chapter, Moms Demand Action against gun violence, and a core member of the Caucus of African American Leaders.
Dave always makes himself available for speaking engagements.