General Meeting featuring Douglas J. Burig

January 28, 2021 (Thursday), 6:00 pm

General Meeting featuring Douglas J. Burig

Join us for *online presentation by Douglas J. Burig on the Amish Community's West Nickel Mines School shooting that occurred on October 2, 2006.

*This event will be held online. Meeting details and a link will be sent prior to the event.

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Douglas J. Burig, Executive Director of the Middle Atlantic Greater Lakes Organized Crime Law Enforcement Network MAGLOCLEN), will be presenting on the investigation of the Amish Community's  West Nickel Mines School shooting that occurred on October 2, 2006. West Nickel Mines School was an Amish one-room school house in the Old Order Amish community of Nickel Mines, a village in Bart Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Mr. Burig enlisted in the state police in 1995.  Upon graduating from the academy, he was assigned to Troop J, Lancaster.  As he progressed through the ranks, he served in Troops J and H and the Bureaus of Forensic Services and Criminal Investigation.  He served in the Criminal Investigation Units in the Lancaster, Avondale and Carlisle Stations and as the commander of the Analytical Intelligence Section.  He was an Amber Alert designee and a member of the All-Hazards Incident Management Team.  He was promoted to corporal in 2004, sergeant in 2005, lieutenant in 2008, captain in 2013, and major in 2017, and served as the director of the Intelligence Division in the Bureau of Criminal Investigation.

Mr. Burig earned a bachelor of arts degree in political science from Salisbury University and a master of science degree in administration of justice and homeland security from Wilmington University.  

He is also a graduate of the 255th session of the FBI National Academy and attending the FBI’s International Leadership in Counterterrorism Program.