Raymond Bisogno retired after more than twenty years as a civilian planner and analyst for the New Jersey State Police, having worked in various assignments throughout his career including radiological preparedness, grants administration, and duty in the State Emergency Operations Center. Immediately prior to his retirement, he was serving as Senior Policy Advisor on the command staff in the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management. Much of his work focused on joint initiatives and integration with homeland security and intelligence partners in the New Jersey Regional Operations Intelligence Center (ROIC) and the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (OHSP).
During his tenure he also served as Senior Policy Advisor for the Deputy Superintendent, Homeland Security, where he worked on strategic planning initiatives, and was detached to the Office of the Superintendent for a year and a half as a writer on an international publication for the International Association of Chiefs of Police. He also spent several years as an analyst for the ROIC working on gun violence reports and initiatives.
Mr. Bisogno holds a Bachelor of Science in Public Health from the Edward J. Bloustein School of Public Policy and Planning at Rutgers University and a Master of Arts in Security Studies from the Center for Homeland Defense and Security at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, where he was selected by his peers to receive the Mark Carr Esprit DeCorps Award. He served for twenty-two years in the Navy at various commands ashore and afloat, including six years with a U.S. Marine Corps aircraft wing. Mr. Bisogno completed his career in the reserves, retiring as a Chief Hospital Corpsman.