Abraham S. Kromah

Abraham S. Kromah

Deputy Inspector General - Operations

2011      Eds - Masters of Education, emphases in primary Education and Curriculum Development, Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey

2010       Masters of Arts, Criminal Justice, with emphases in Police Operations and Administration, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York, New York

2007       Masters of Arts- Human Resources Development and Training
Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey

1994      Bachelor of Arts -Management & Sociology
University of Liberia, Monrovia, Liberia

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016      Deputy Inspector General of Police for Operations

with supervisory responsibilities of the Uniform Divisions of the Liberian National Police. Police academy trained in report writing techniques and fire-armed usage and an effective community police officer.

Execute all operation instructions in the Liberia national Police.
Chairman of the Executive Committee of the National Election Task Force

2015               President & CEO 
Pilot/ Sigakama Consultancy LLC, Monrovia, Liberia

Managed the Affairs of the Privately Owned Consultancy and Security Firm.

Provide advice to client on issues of personal and corporate protection. Perform threat assessment and analysis of potential interests, be it business or political. We perform follow-up on our client interest everywhere in the USA, Europe and Africa. We work with local authorities on issues of concerns, on our clients’ behalf.

2012-2015       Deputy Director of Police for Operations (U-102) Liberian National Police, Monrovia Liberia

Directed and coordinated the affairs of the operation wings of the LNP-comprising the Patrol, Traffic, CID, CSD, PSU, and the ERU, divisions. Drafted and implemented the Operations Agenda for Transformation in the LNP-which encompassed, 1-formulating crime reduction Strategies to address the level of lawlessness and crimes permeating in the society at the time, and 2-Strategies aimed at ensuring accountability and responsibility, with police misconducts a focus. Spearheaded the operation that arrested and prosecuted the criminal that killed peacekeepers in the Ivory Coast. Supervised strategy aim at addressing armed robbery and lawlessness in the Liberian society.

2013                Lecturer

African Methodist Episcopal Zion University, Monrovia Liberia where I teach, introduction to Police Administration, Comparative Criminal Justice, and Private Security Administration

2004-2012       Probation Officer/ Investigator - The Superior Court of New Jersey, New Jersey, USA

Investigated and supervised defendants on probation by the courts. Supervise offenders placed on supervision, and investigated offender's personal and criminal history for the Court, prior to sentencing. Oversaw a case load of 778 for the purpose of ensuring compliance with the court directives. Perform any function assigned by the court with the goal of administering Justice to party litigants.

1999-2004       Supervisor/Intervention specialist
Allegro School of Special Needs Student, Morris Plains New Jersey

Where I provided mentoring for students with special needs and assisted in residential setting. Provided behavioral intervention and couching lesson to care givers in a residential setting

1996- 1997      Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of Liberia
 Ministry of Defense

Coordinated the affairs of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) during the interim transition period. Set the basis for the Restructuring of the Armed Forces of Liberia, coordinated the affairs of the Armed Forces of Liberia, before the 1997 elections. Hosted the first conference of the ECOWAS Chief of Staff and represented Liberia at several regional conferences.

1996                Deputy Commissioner for Administration

Bureau of Maritime AffairsMonrovia, Liberia

Principal Deputy to the Commissioner of Maritime responsible for the internal administration including the accounting, operations and administration of the Bureau.

1986-1996      Police officer / Detective/ Deputy Director of Police for CID Affairs, Liberian National Police

Detected and investigated crime and helped in the prosecution of offenders; work as a narcotic agent before, Base commander of the Intelligent division, being appointed as Deputy Director of Police for CID and Interpol affairs; with supervisory responsibilities of the plain cloth divisions of the Liberian National Police. Police academy trained in report writing techniques and fire-armed usage and an effective community police officer. Steered the intern government’s strategy against Armed Robbery, drug trafficking and possession; contributed to the reduction and elimination of threats post by Armed Robbers and drug traffickers. Proficient in tactical Operations and VIP protection, surveillance, and threat detection.

 COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

  1. Founding member and press and public affairs officer of the Student Democratic    Alliance (STUDA), University of Liberia
  2. Founding Member and elected to two terms as Chairman, Board of Directors, Federation of Liberian Mandingo Association in the USA (FELMAUSA), USA.
  3. Elected as the Northern New Jersey Representative to the Board of Directors of the Union of Liberia Association in the Americas (ULAA) 2009 and subsequently elected 2nd Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Union of Liberian in the Americas (ULAA) during the 2011 convention.
  4. Elected Secretary General of the Board of directors of the IE Majestic Sport Association in New Jersey, USA- 2009.