Louis Gary Talijan
Mr. Talijan is a MSA Board Advisor and Adjunct at the School of Administrative Science, Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Petrocelli College of Continuing Studies. This is a position he assumed in 2009, following 31 years of Law Enforcement service in the State Of New Jersey. He is credited with developing the Sports Security MSA course, along with providing subject matter expertise for the MSA program at FDU. Mr. Talijan’s service as an MSA Board Advisor provides program direction in the fields of marketing, sports security, and human performance.
He is a former Supervising Lieutenant of the New Jersey State Police Intelligence Unit and State of New Jersey intelligence information collection system, InfoShare, which is regarded as New Jersey's premier Intelligence collection system. Mr. Talijan holds a Bachelor's degree in General Studies of criminal justice and a Master’s degree in Administrative Science from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
His extensive law enforcement resume, includes supervising various assignments such as, the 1994 World Cup, 911 Task Force squad, Papal visit of John Paul II, NJSP Statewide Intelligence System, Criminal Street Gangs, Organize Crime, Meadowlands Sports Complex, and Official Corruption units. Mr. Talijan serves as a Board Advisor with the Silver Shield Foundation and Co-founder of the Trooper’s Bridge Dinner Fund.
Throughout Mr. Talijan’s law enforcement career, he has been the recipient of over 16 duty related commendations, along with being recognized in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York, for community service. He has been the recipient of the William P. Sullivan Community Service award, the recipient of the 176th District of Pennsylvania Community Service award, and the New York/New Jersey Asian-American, Community Service award. The aforementioned awards, recognized his high level of police service to the communities in the Tri-state area.
He has been a guest lecturer at police conferences throughout the east coast, providing insight on subjects such as, ILP – Intelligence Led Policing, along with providing a granular look into the dovetailing of intelligence technology systems and their enhancement of investigations.
Following his career with the New Jersey State Police, he focused his efforts on building client relationships, and promoting business growth across the United States and abroad as the Director of Marketing & Sales with the CSI Technology Group, a government software provider. In June, 2013, Mr. Talijan departed CSI Technologies, for a position with Centurion Shield Protection Services, as their Director of Operations and Business development, providing security solutions through risk assessment and mitigation efforts.
In February, 2017, Mr. Talijan was hired by the Durst Organization, to join their talented critical incident staff, as a security supervisor of One World Trade Center’s “Freedom Tower”. Within this capacity, Mr. Talijan, supervises staff, and maximizing, productivity, risk analysis, staff training and mitigation through a multi-disciplined assessments of OWTC Infrastructure. This corporate tasks assignment involves a joint venture between the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey and the Durst Organization.
Accompanying his law enforcement career, he has over 26+ years of Strength & Conditioning experience as a Strength coach and rehabilitation trainer.