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William J. Smith is the president, licensee and founder of Jennings Smith Associates, a fully licensed Connecticut investigative and security consulting firm which has provided superior quality investigative, security and forensic services to the corporate, industrial and governmental sectors for the past 25 years.

Mr. Smith and his company have assisted several Fortune 500 companies in the investigation of issues of Workplace Safety and provided expertise to nullify threats of violence directed against senior management and/or facilities. In addition, Jennings Smith Associates provides a worldwide network of outside Security Consultants to assess potential risks to it’s client’s and provides written guidelines as counter measures for dealing with problem situations within the workplace. Mr. Smith has conducted and supervised investigations involving serious assaults on college campuses.

Mr. Smith’s skill sets were derived from the beginning of his military service in the U.S. Army and CONNANG where he rose to the rank of Captain with attendant Security Ratings of Top Secret Cryptographic. Mr. Smith was in charge of all operational and physical security of nuclear missile installations including access verification control by civilian technicians assigned to the facilities. After his military career, he was employed by a major insurance company and worked as an Special Investigator attached to the Legal Department where his principal duties were to assist it’s legal department in developing information in the defense of complex and major claims. He subsequently joined Mulligan Associates, Inc. and became a member of a multi-state private sector task force financed by the insurance industry to combat arson related organized crime in the New England area.

In 1982, Mr. Smith was retained as a Security Consultant by the Office of the Chief State’s Attorney to form a special security unit to assist in an ongoing investigation of the gaming industry. In 1986, he was independently contracted to investigate workplace violence issues and to assist management of numerous companies in formulating crisis response plans to deal with the growing problem of crimes in the workplace.

Mr. Smith currently provides security consulting services to several school superintendents and directs security audit operations for the firm. Additionally, he offers situational response protocols to client districts and works with school officials, law enforcement and fire marshall’s to effect their implementation. He has co-authored the Security Evaluation and Planning Guide and currently serves as on the Executive board of the Connecticut Licensed Private Investigator’s Association.

Contact us by telephone at 866-629-3757 or via e-mail with questions or specific service requests.

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  • Jennings Smith Associates Professional Certifications

    • Professional Certified Investigator (PCI), ASIS International
    • Certified Protection Professional (CPP), ASIS International
    • Physical Security Professional (PSP), ASIS International
    • Certified Homeland Security Level 5 (CHS-V), American Board for Certification in Homeland Security
    • Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP), Disaster Recovery Institute International
    • Certified Healthcare Safety Professional (CHSP), Board of Certified Hazard Control Management
    • Certified Healthcare Emergency Professional (CHEP), Board of Certified Hazard Control Management
    • Certified Safety & Health Manager (CSHM), Institute for Safety and Health Management
    • Certified Hazard Control Manager (CHCM), Board of Certified Hazard Control Management
    • Certified Forensic Consultant (CFC), American College of Forensic Examiners International

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    Cyber Forensic Investigations

    JSA's cybersecurity experts are ready to assist you with a complete array of cybercrime protection, data recovery, and evidence collection services. Cyber forensic Investigations include: unauthorized data access; PII (personal identifiable information) exposure; IP (intellectual property/proprietary information) theft; employee social media/email/messaging abuse; ransomware data corruption; and more.

    Cyber Forensics Continued

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