- Member for
- 1 year 11 months 2 weeks
- Full Name
- Darryl Biggs
Mr. Darryl Biggs is the Founder and President of Threat Mitigation-Risk Control Group, an Arizona-licensed private investigation firm, and a Managing Partner of Red Variable Concepts. Both companies were conceptualized to deliver specialized consultancy services with its core competencies being security management, business continuity planning, executive protection, threat management, kidnap & ransom, risk/ threat assessments and the design and delivery of industry-specific training programs.
Mr. Biggs commenced his professional career by enlisting in the U.S. Army where he served in a variety of domestic and international assignments from January 1986 to April 1994. Mr. Biggs served as an original member of F Co. 51st Infantry (LRS) and XVIII Airborne Corps (LRS), which specializes in conducting surveillance, reconnaissance. target acquisition and target interdiction operations in a combat environment.
Mr. Biggs also served with 3/505 PIR, 82nd Airborne Division as a fire team leader and as a assistant team leader in the scout/ sniper section. Mr. Biggs last duty station was a assistant team leader in a special reconnaissance and intelligence unit in the Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM), assigned to the U.S. Army Special Operations Command.
Mr. Biggs conducted combat operations in Panama (Operation Just Cause), Saudi Arabia/ Iraq (Operation Desert Shield/ Storm) and Somalia (Operation Restore Hope/ Gothic Serpent). Mr. Biggs was honorably discharged April 1994 with the rank Staff Sergeant. Mr. Biggs completed several military training courses including Infantry, Airborne, Pathfinder, Long Range Surveillance Leaders Course, Marine Corps Scout Swimmer Course, several ILRRP Courses (Germany), Jumpmaster, Sniper, Ranger, Special Reconnaissance Tactics & Techniques, Human Intelligence, Imagery, and SERE course.
From April 1994 until May 1997, Mr. Biggs was employed by Vance International as an Executive Protection Specialist. He provided executive protection services for clients up to heads of state-level, Fortune 500 executives, and also for clients of the entertainment and sports industry. While employed with Vance International, Mr. Biggs graduated from the Vance International Executive Protection Course; Vance International Tactical Security Operations Course; Bill Scott Racing Course (BSR); Scotti School; Executive Security Associates Course; and the H&K Tactical Medicine Course.
From June 1997 to July 2000, Mr. Biggs was employed by the Arizona Department of Corrections as a correctional officer. He additionally served as a liaison sworn officer to the Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) Intelligence Unit (G.I.T.E.M.) where he conducted several gang intelligence operations. While serving in this capacity, he graduated from the Basic and Advanced Gang Intelligence Courses; Arizona Department of Corrections Officers Course; Hostage Negotiators Course; and several other Department of Corrections and Department of Public Safety training programs.
From July 2000 to December 2007, Mr. Biggs was employed by a Fortune 500 finance company in Phoenix, Arizona as a Risk Manager. In this role, he supervised a 40-person department that provided oversight of internal/external investigations, threat management unit, asset protection, collateral recovery, and executive protection of C-Suite executives.
Upon founding Threat Mitigation-Risk Control Group in 2007, Mr. Biggs provided independent contractor services to the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) and the U.S. Department of State (DOS) to deliver intelligence services and products in Africa. In 2011, he was providing services at the United Nations Building in Abuja, Nigeria when it was attacked by terrorists with a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED). Mr. Biggs was injured during the attack and suffered a concussion. During recovery from his wounds, he contracted malaria and typhoid and was sent back to the United States to recover.
In his role as the President and Managing Partner of two companies, Mr. Biggs has strived to continuously broaden his professional development through the attendance of several formal training programs, including the Select International-Protective Detail Specialist Course; Mira Costa College- Kidnap, Ransom, Extortion and Terrorism Course (KRET); Reid Technique- Interviewing and Interrogations Course; Chameleon Associates- Human Intelligence Course; Forward Observer- Area Intelligence Course, and other related formal training programs.
Mr. Biggs is Arizona state-certified as a Private Investigator; Concealed Carry Weapon (CCW) Instructor, and Hostage Negotiator.
His membership and associations include:
Association of Former Intelligence Officers (AFIO)- Life Member
International Association of Hostage Negotiators (IAHN)- Member
Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM)- Member
International Security Driver Association (ISDA)- Member
Long Range Reconnaissance Association (LRRA)- Member
Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP)- Member
Overseas Security Advisory Council, Bureau of Diplomatic Security (OSAC)- Member
- Threat Mitigation- Risk Control Group
- Job Title
- Business Website
- Security and Investigations
- Executive Protection; Threat Assessments; PSVA; Safety Seminars; Intelligence
- Business Description
Threat Mitigation- Risk Control Group is a licensed Private Investigation Agency that specializes in a very niche market in the industry, which includes: Executive Protection, Threat Management, Workplace Violence, Hostile Termination, Personal Security Vulnerability Assessments (PSVA), Vulnerability/ Threat/ Risks Assessments (VTR), Travel Risks Advisory, Site Security Surveys, Intelligence Briefings, Kidnap & Ransom Consultancy, and providing Safety and Security Training seminars in which some are provided for free of charge including Security Awareness and Active Shooter.
All personnel receive approximately 100 hours of certification training per year and an additional 100 hours of in-house training per year to include Executive Protection, Kidnap & Ransom, Hostage Negotiations, Crisis Intervention, Threat Assessments, Behavioral Analysis & Intelligence, CPR/ First Aid/ AED and B-Con Training, Security Driving, and other specific driven training within our expertise.
Our motto is: "Mitigating Your Risks; Not Managing Them"
- 12280 West Indian School Road
- Address Line 2
- Suite 125
- Litchfield Park
- (623) 335-9586