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Kenneth Murphy earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications from the University of Texas at Austin.  He holds a license from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and numerous certifications from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Incident Command and National Incident Management System (NIMS).  Kenneth is a member of the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) and also the well-respected American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS).  He has accrued 28-years of professional security-related experience, and has obtained and maintained the security industry’s highest professional designation as a Certified Protection Professional (CPP).
Kenneth began his security-oriented career as the Operations Supervisor for the Fox Television Center in Hollywood and later ABC Television.  At FOX, he managed facility support services operations for the 1.6-million square-foot production center.  He also provided executive and property protection for numerous celebrities, their homes, and offices.
Later, Kenneth worked for the Austin Police Department as the Special Assistant to the Chief of Police, and then created and managed the city’s Corporate Security unit.  As a member of the City of Austin’s Incident Command, Kenneth gained first-hand experience in disaster response and operations during hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
Kenneth later accepted the position of Director of Access Control & Security Systems and the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) for Cleveland State University.  There, he created policy, procedures, and directed operations for the EOC, security systems, surveillance systems, access control systems, key control systems, mass notification systems, PSAP, and the university’s security guard force.  Additionally, he was responsible for designing all security-related equipment specifications and operational procedures for the President’s residence and for all building construction projects.
Recently, Kenneth was the Manager of Electronic Security Systems & Technology at the University of Denver.  There, his responsibilities included policy/procedure writing, security systems, surveillance systems, access control system, fire alarm systems, security specifications for construction projects, and all division technology.   Kenneth also created and managed the Multi-Agency Command Center for the hosted Presidential Debate, which involved a partnership with the Secret Service, White House Communications, FBI, Colorado State Police, Denver Police, Aurora Police, Denver Fire, Denver EMS, and Denver’s mass transit authority.

Currently, Kenneth is the Security Systems Administrator at the Denver International Airport; a 53-square-mile site, the largest airport in the United States.  He is also the subject-matter expert for new security-related project solutions and forward-thinking for the world-class airport; Facial Recognition, Physical Access Control System ($60-million), Video Management System ($10-million), Camera Replacement ($3-million), Great Hall and Concourse Expansion camera system design ($30-million of $3-billion project).


As a CPP and subject-matter expert in physical security elements, Kenneth serves as a security consultant and expert witness to select clients.  To help protect clients from costly litigation due to faulty or inadequate physical security or plans, Kenneth provides comprehensive on-site security surveys, policy and procedure evaluation or creation, event monitoring/management, disaster recovery, dispatch center or EOC operation plans, personal protection, and security system specifications and designs (access control, CCTV, alarm systems, dispatch or emergency operation centers, key systems, safes/vaults, mass notification systems, fire alarm systems).