BiographyJ.J. Coughlin is currently VP of Law Enforcement Services for LoJack Supply Chain Integrity. He is responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing security processes, procedures, and investigations for SCI Members. JJ also works closely with Law Enforcement Officers in deployment of SCI’s LoJack In-Transit Service to support covert surveillance, dispatch and recovery operations, and investigations. He also serves as the Director of the Supply Chain - Information Sharing and Analysis Center (SC-ISAC)and supervises the collection, analysis and dissemination of cargo theft/crime data.
J. J. serves as the Chairman of the Southwest Transportation Security Council (SWTSC), which is a non-profit organization he founded to facilitate the sharing of information and networking with law enforcement and the private industry. He has been a driving force behind the expansion of regional security councils and promoting information sharing between the regional councils, law enforcement, and private industry. JJ is an active member in the following organizations: Western States Cargo Theft Association, Southeast Transportation Security Council, Virginia Carolinas Cargo Security Council, American Society Industrial Security (ASIS) Supply Chain Security Committee, International Associations of the Chiefs of Police, International Association of Auto Theft Investigators, Advisory Committee of National Cargo Theft Task Force, National Council of ISACs and the Trans-Border International Police Association. J.J. also is a Principal of Trans-Secure Compliance and Solutions.
Prior to joining SCI, JJ spent ten years in the Transportation Industry as a Regional Security Manager for CNF/Conway, a national Transportation and Logistics company. Prior to joining CNF/Conway, he spent twenty-two years with the Dallas, Texas Police Department. Seventeen of those years he was assigned as a Detective or Detective Supervisor in areas including Assaults, Homicide, Intelligence and Public Integrity. J.J. has also instructed classes in Interview and Interrogation Techniques and numerous Supply Chain and Cargo Transportation related subjects.
Transportation and Supply Chain Security
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Through the SC-ISAC and the SWTSC, research is conducted on Cargo Crime and Theft.
JJ enjoys reading and playing golf when time allows.