Brinson, Jim

Brinson, Jim,

Director of Operations
MS Office of Homeland Security

James Brinson is a Specialist in Terrorism and Chemical, Biological, Radioactive, Nuclear and Explosive (CBRNE) Weapons of Mass Destruction. Mr. Brinson is an Instructor in active shooter preparedness and response, training military, law enforcement and civilians in responding to and surviving active shooter type attacks.  Prior to working for the Mississippi Office of Homeland Security, Mr. Brinson worked for the U.S. Air Force where he responded to some of the most notorious terrorist incidents in modern history.  He oversees the protection of the State of Mississippi’s Critical Infrastructure, conducts training for major sporting events on security measures and trains law enforcement agencies across the state in various counterterrorism areas.

Mr. Brinson is employed as the Director of Operations for the Mississippi Office of Homeland Security and The FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force.  He has been employed there since 2004. Responsibilities include managing response assets for WMD related responses, oversees active shooter preparedness and training program for Mississippi, along with State Search and Rescue (SAR) operations, as well as being a sworn law enforcement officer that also works cases that are either potentially or actually terrorism related.