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D.A.R.E. America Regional Director responsible for Region #1:
Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont and Virginia.
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (917) 539-8170
306 Carter Street
New Canaan, CT 06840
Mr. Ron Brogan is a 26-year veteran of the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), having retired from this organization in 1997. During his career as a Special Agent with the DEA, Mr. Brogan held a number of important positions of increasing responsibility. As an experienced criminal investigator, Mr. Brogan successfully managed many key investigations ranging from international organized crime syndicates to local drug trafficking groups.
In addition to his considerable expertise as a criminal investigator, Mr. Brogan also is recognized for his expertise in the enforcement of the civil provisions of the federal Controlled Substances Act (21 USC 801, et seq.). Because of his expertise in this very specialized field, Mr. Brogan served for years as an adjunct professor at the New Jersey Medical School where he lectured medical students on regulatory policy and the diversion and abuse of controlled substances. In addition, he has served as a guest lecturer on the same subject at the Rutgers School of Alcoholism and Drug Education.
Since retiring from DEA in 1997, Mr. Brogan has been employed as the Bureau Chief for the New York City office of D.A.R.E. America, the nation’s largest youth drug-abuse education and violence-prevention initiative.
Mr. Brogan has authored numerous papers and professional articles on drug control and drug abuse prevention and education. He has contributed and edited relevant sections of the Merck Manual of Medical Information: Home Edition (Merck & Co., 1997). Mr. Brogan also has contributed to several drug-abuse education and prevention books published by the Boy Scouts of America (Drugs are a Deadly Game, 1995) and D.A.R.E. America (The D.A.R.E. Parents Guide, 1998).
Mr. Brogan was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice in 1972 by the City University of New York. He received a Masters in Criminal Justice degree from the same university in June 1976. Besides his formal degrees, Mr. Brogan received extensive in-service training with the DEA, Department of Justice, and the United States Army.
Mr. Brogan is a decorated Vietnam veteran, having served as a counter-intelligence agent in the United States Army. During his long and successful career with DEA, Mr. Brogan received over 15 Citations for Exceptional Performance. In 1991, Mr. Brogan was gravely injured in the line of duty for which he received a DEA Purple Heart Award for Valor. Throughout his busy career, Mr. Brogan always found time to work with inner-city children’s groups. He has received numerous commendations for his charitable work, including recognition by the Department of Justice as its Volunteer of the Year. His tireless work on behalf of the Boy Scouts of America earned him two of the highest awards ever presented by that organization.