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New Vice President at CTC, Inc.
Thomas J. Kennedy, Former Law Enforcer

Thomas J. Kennedy has been appointed Vice President at the Center for Technology Commercialization, Inc. (CTC) in Westborough, Massachusetts.

Prior to joining CTC, then Lieutenant Colonel Kennedy was the Deputy Superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police where he initiated several major programs including the development of the State Police Training Academy at Braintree, a state-of-the-art crime lab, community policing initiatives, new communications systems and regional dispatch centers, and a Total Quality Management program.

Kennedy, who has been the Director of the Public Safety Technology Center at CTC since 1998, was responsible for CTC's services in public safety and law enforcement. This major new CTC initiative will bring leading edge technology solutions to public safety. Tom's new duties will include the continued development of the Public Safety Technology Center, strategic planning, outreach to colleges and businesses in New England, coordination of new technology development with the National Institute of Justice, and the commercialization of NASA technology.

CTC's services in public safety technology include technology assessments, testing and evaluation, deployment of shared protocols, facility assessments, senior executive seminars and training.

Kennedy earned a B.S. from Northeastern University, Boston, MA; an M.A. in Criminal Studies from the American International College, Springfield, MA; and an MBA from Anna Maria College, Paxton, MA. He was an Adjunct Professor of the Criminal Justice Program at Anna Maria College. Kennedy was a long-time resident of Worcester and currently resides in Auburn, Massachusetts, with his wife Ann.

Tom Kennedy states, "We are prepared to assist the public safety community in facilitating cooperation and communications among all police, fire and emergency management agencies to ensure efficient and effective deployment of first responders to critical incidents." Call (508) 870-0042 for a desk telephone interview; training police, fire and emergency services for community safety.