Special Agent Kevin Crane (retired) grew up in a small Catskills Mts. town called Hancock, NY. He attended The Pennsylvania State University where he earned his BA in Pre Law. Kevin spent his first year after graduating college working at Bamberger’s Dept. Store (now Macy’s) in Springfield, PA, as an under-cover security officer while learning to be a junior manager. He then accepted an offer from the I.E. DuPont Company in Wilmington, DE, where he worked for a year in corporate security.
In 1985 he began his career as a U.S. Special Agent with the Defense Investigative Service which later became the Defense Security Service and finally the Federal Investigative Service under the Office of Personnel Management. Prior to his retirement in 2006, Kevin had worked eight of his federal government years as an Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Wrightstown, NJ, Investigative Field Office. He has been a long time member of the Fraternal Order of Police, 1st Federal Lodge, Philadelphia, PA.
Kevin has practiced martial arts for 38 years, holds the rank of 3rd Degree Black Belt in the Korean style of Tang Soo Do, is a national certified AAU Taekwondo coach and referee, and is certified as an anti-child abduction instructor. He has taught thousands of students karate over the years to include community service work in 10 free anti-bully clubs he implemented for two local school districts.
In addition to his public speaking engagements over the last 25 years, Kevin and his wife Phyllis currently own and operate a large child care center with over 200 children and a staff of 50.