Practitioner Profile - First Level II National Crime Prevention Specialist
Trooper First Sergeant Becomes First to Take Highest Level of NCPS Certification
Virginia State Police First Sergeant Takes the First National Crime Prevention Specialist Level II Certification
The National Crime Prevention Association and the National Crime Prevention Council applaud Virginia State Police First Sergeant Thomas “Tom” Bradshaw, as the first candidate to receive the highest level of professional certification for crime prevention practitioners – National Crime Prevention Specialist Level II.
Bradshaw serves as one of the most influential Virginia State Troopers certified in Virginia as a Crime Prevention Specialists. Because of his extensive background in dignitary protection and threat management, Bradshaw is a much sought-after instructor in the state. He has been instrumental in developing and designing several courses in the Commonwealth of Virginia, incorporating crime prevention as a vital component in Homeland Security.
Bradshaw is trained and certified as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Tactical Medic for his current position within the Dignitary Protection Unit; and serves as a member of the Virginia State Police Special Weapons and Tactics Team. He holds several law enforcement certifications and completed extensive training over the years, which once led to his position as an Assistant Unit Commander and Executive officer for the Governor of Virginia.
Sergeant Bradshaw holds a Master Degree in Public Administration, Summa Cum Laude from Troy State University; Bachelor of Science in Governmental Administration, Christopher Newport College; and, a Post Graduate Diploma in Executive Management and Leadership, Summa Cum Laude from University of Virginia.
Congratulations to NCPA’s First-Awarded Crime Prevention Specialist, Mr. Thomas Bradshaw.