Buren (Ric) Moore

Homeland Security Intelligence Officer
Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP)

Ric Moore serves as an Homeland Security Intelligence Officer in Fusion Center Support of the Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) and has been assigned as Fusion Center Liaison to the Louisiana State Analytical and Fusion Exchange (LA-SAFE) aka, State Fusion Center, since 2007.

After 28 years of service Ric retired as a Sergeant Major (SGM) from the military in 2007. His career included service in military operation specialties of Special Operations Electronic Specialist, Infantry, Logistics, Combat Medic, Nuclear/Biological/Chemical Specialist, and Military Police Investigator. Ric’s numerous tours of duty included Southeast Asia, Central America, Europe, and Middle East/Southwest Asia. His last eight years was serving as Combat Medic/Lab Specialist and Military Police Investigator/First Sergeant with the 62nd Civil Support Team, Weapons of Mass Destruction and Operations and SGM of the 61st Troop Command. In 2005 – 2006 he was the CSM of Civil Support Task Force for Hurricanes Katrina/Rita and the Operations SGM for Task Force Gator supporting New Orleans Police Department.

Ric received a Bachelor of Criminal Justice from LSU and attended graduate school in Public Administration.

He has published numerous articles and information papers on weapons of mass destruction issues, security elements of risk, and Risk/threat assessments of various sites and events.