Frank G. Pearce, B. S.
Frank G. Pearce; is a member of the faculty at the World Institute For Security Enhancement and is associated with the Bryant Group. He is currently employed by the University of California as Senior Security Specialist for the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), with primary responsibility for protection planning and security oversight of the Special Nuclear Material Facilities including the Plutonium Research Facility. Additionally, Mr. Pearce has served as an Emergency Manager for LANL, with responsibility for Emergency Planning, Response, and Incident Command for major emergencies including high-level security affecting national defense. He has extensive training and current experience in Threat Assessment for conventional bombings and nuclear threats worldwide.
Mr. Pearce has 10 years experience as a Certified Bomb Disposal Technician, as a member and Team Leader of the LANL Hazardous Devices Team — specializing in bomb disposal and reactive / explosive chemical removal and destruction for LANL and Los Alamos County. He is a graduate of the FBI Hazardous Devices School for Public Safety Bomb Disposal Technicians and Investigators, and has attended several courses at the U.S. Naval School of Explosive Ordnance Disposal, including Improvised Explosive Devices and Demolitions. Frank is also an active member of the International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators (IABTI) and past New Mexico Chapter Director. He is a trained Special Operations Explosive Breacher for rapid entries for barricade and hostage rescue, and is a trained Crisis Negotiator for such incidents.
Mr. Pearce has vast experience in bomb threat planning and training. He has developed plans and conducted training programs in the areas of bomb threat planning, assessment and management decision making, and employee reaction training for LANL and other Department of Energy (DOE) facilities. He has also conducted management and employee training for numerous other organizations, including private industry and several law enforcement agencies. He served as Adjunct Instructor for several years at the DOE Central Training Academy, instructing in “Explosives Recognition and Bomb Threat Planning” — instruction given to DOE, DOE contractor, military, and Nuclear Regulatory Commission personnel.
He holds a B.S. Degree and is a retired U.S. Marine Corps infantry and reconnaissance officer with a background in special operations. He is also a graduate of the U.S. Army Special Warfare School, U.S. Navy Divers School, and the Marine Corps Command and Staff College. In addition to his current employment, he also consults and teaches through his own Specialized Training Institute in Santa Fe, New Mexico.