Brandon Kennedy
Policy, Intelligence, Exercise, & Simulation (PIES) Section Chief

Brandon Kennedy

Brandon joined the NCSP in August of 2011 and is currently the Policy, Intelligence, Exercise, & Simulation (PIES) Section Chief.

Prior to joining the NCSP, Brandon served as intern for the Ulster County District Attorney's and Sheriff's Offices where he assisted in the preparation and litigation of felony jury trials. Additionally, Brandon interned with the United States Secret Service in the New York City Field Office. In his time there, he participated in protective events for the President, Vice President, and First Lady of the United States, as well as multiple foreign heads of state. In addition to assisting with investigations ranging from mortgage fraud, credit card fraud, identity theft, and counterfeiting, he participated in the Operation Safe Kids program in community schools.

Brandon received his Master of Public Administration from the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, University at Albany, with a concentration in Homeland Security. His graduate studies included intelligence analysis, crime and public policy, political violence, terrorism, strategic management, and homeland security preparedness. Brandon also received his B.A. in Criminal Justice, summa cum laude, from the School of Criminal Justice at the University at Albany. His course work included criminal law, business law, crime and economics, business management, and international relations. In addition to working at the NCSP, Brandon served as a teaching assistant at the University at Albany's School of Criminal Justice in the American Collegiate Moot Court Program.