John Strauchs

  • John J. Strauchs has forty years of experience in security and intelligence.
  • Security consultant
  • He led Systech Group, Inc. from 1985 to 2007-a security and fire professional engineering firm.
  • Prior to that he was a principal in charge of security engineering for Gage-Babcock & Associates (GBA).
  • Formerly he was an operations officer with the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
  • Testified before Congress on security matters several times
  • One of the chief authors of the ISC (GSA) Security Design Criteria.
  • Authored or contributed to more than 90 professional articles and 10 books.
  • Co-authored The Hallcrest Report II: Private Security Trends 1970 to 2000.
  • Appeared on Today Show, NBC Nightly News, Jim Lehrer News Hour, Equal Time, and others.

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Clients served by John Strauchs include:

  • JFK International Airport, LaGuardia Airport, and Newark Airport
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • State of Mississippi
    • Designed security for 7 state buildings
  • Defense Intelligence Agency
  • Department of Justice, Information Facility
  • FDIC Complex, Arlington, VA
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Atlanta, GA
    • Designed security for BSL-4 facility
  • Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
  • Kingdom of Jordan, Royal Offices Complex
  • World Trade Center, New York, NY (post-1993 attack)
  • Ronald Reagan Building, Washington, D.C.
    • Second largest federal office building in the U.S.
  • Ben Gurion Airport, Israel
  • Mobil Headquarters, Fairfax, VA
  • Florida Supreme Court, Tallahassee, FL
  • U.S. Courthouse, Islip, NY

John Strauchs has completed more than 750 consulting and engineering projects since entering the private security sector in 1975. These projects include:

  • 15 colleges/schools
  • 70 government buildings
  • 18 corporate headquarters
  • 27 courthouses
  • 28 health care facilities
  • 38 museums and archives
  • 40 historical sites
  • 100+ office buildings
  • 100+ justice design projects
  • Projects in 20 countries

John J. Strauchs