Celebrating 10 years of

providing consulting services and training in security
and public safety


Founded in 2009 by Brian Higgins, former Chief of the Bergen County Police and Bergen County Director of Public Safety, Group 77 is a skilled team of security and public safety professionals. This year we are celebrating 10 years of providing consulting services and training in security and public safety and expanding.  Group 77 acquired STA-Precision, a consulting firm founded by the commanding officers of a bomb squad and SWAT Team.  The merger provides a more expansive pool of experienced law enforcement, military and professional security personnel, from all ranks of service -- practitioner to command level. It also expands our training services.  Our trainers develop and deliver customized training programs based on each client’s unique needs, size and operations. 

An Elite Team
Our team members possess extensive knowledge and experience in security management, public safety administration, physical security, infrastructure protection, safety, emergency practices and response, tactics, as well as asset protection and recovery.

Our group of consultants also includes:

  • School resource officers

  • School security professionals

  • School teachers and administrators

  • Clergy and non-profit leaders

  • Physical security specialists

  • Emergency management specialists

  • Emergency medical personnel trained in trauma with focused expertise in pediatric critical care


Our 360 Approach
At Group 77, we believe in a holistic approach, offering tailored services to assist clients in developing their security program and training. We understand that each location is unique in design, location, staff and the communities they serve.  We believe that a one-size-fits-all approach is not the way to address safety and security. When Group 77 partners with a client, we create a unique team of experts with the skills that are most appropriate for their needs and their facility.

Certified & Prepared to Serve

Group 77 consultants possess internationally recognized certifications and licenses including Certified Protection Professionals (CPP’s) by the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) International. In addition, we have members who have been designated as Crime Prevention Specialists by several organizations, including the New York City Police Department. In addition to their vast knowledge and experience, all of our team members have post-graduate degrees in related fields.  


Our professionals have demonstrated competency in a large variety of security solutions, including loss prevention, bomb threat mitigation, access control, closed circuit television, protective lighting, protective barriers, emergency planning and security best business practices, through an intensive qualification and testing program.

Certified Protection Professional, CPP
Certified Sport Security Professional, CSSP