Subject Matter Expert Faculty, Security Executive Council
Brit Weber joined Michigan State University in 2002 and is the program director of Leading from the Front: WMD Awareness for the Law Enforcement Executive and Critical Incident Protocol (CIP)-Community Facilitation programs at the School of Criminal Justice. He manages the daily operations of the CIP-Community Facilitation program, which is a no cost, U.S. Department of Homeland Security grant-funded initiative for communities across the nation that builds public and private sector partnerships in joint critical incident preparedness and weapons of mass destruction planning. Additionally, he is involved in several homeland security, emergency management, and criminal justice directives and partnerships.
Brit served 28 years with the Michigan State Police in the Uniform Division at the Lansing, Detroit, Coldwater, Jackson, and Ypsilanti posts. As a field facilitator, he taught management and other courses, and was a Community Service Officer specializing in juvenile, security, and crime prevention issues. Brit worked on various projects in emergency preparedness, public safety, and community service, in addition to local, state, and federal multi-agency cooperatives. His career included earning bravery and other departmental and community commendations. He retired as a lieutenant, Assistant Commander of the Ypsilanti Post in 1998.
After serving with the Michigan State Police, Brit joined the R.W. Mercer Company as the Manager of Safety and Human Resources. He was responsible for safety, risk management, security, regulatory compliance, HAZMAT and training, as well as employee development programs, employment law, and related human resource functions. He instituted a number of safety and human resource programs and policies, which resulted in reduced employee injuries, increased regulatory compliance, and decreased general liability costs. In 2001, Brit served with the United Nations Peace Keeping Mission in Kosovo (formerly Yugoslavia) where he was a project coordinator, instructor, and supervisor with the United Nations Police Force. He was responsible for the development and supervision of various employee training programs for the Kosovo Police Service and the United Nations Police. Further, he instructed management and leadership classes and supervised specialized police training units.
Brit received his Bachelor of Science degree in public safety from Eastern Michigan University. He successfully completed the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command, and earned the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification. Brit is currently pursuing MSU’s certificate in homeland security, in addition to a master’s degree in security management. He has over twenty-five years experience in providing training and program development in management, criminal justice, homeland security, and employee performance.