SGI Global, LLC. (SGI) is a global capacity building organization focused on enhancing the rule of law worldwide through our commitment to American security, diplomatic, and intelligence organizations. Our people are the best at what they do: with an average tenure of more than 20 years, serving in more than 25 countries in fields such as intelligence analysis, operational support, and security training, SGI provides experts who are generally vested in the success of our country, our customers and our partners. SGI provides law enforcement-centric  services making SGI a trusted high-value partner to US Government agencies, partner nations and the commercial sector worldwide. SGI has trained over 4,000 foreign and U.S. law enforcement investigators and intelligence personnel on five Continents.

SGI Managing Partner, Robert Reed is a 28-year career Department of State Diplomatic Security veteran with extensive and diverse exposure to international security environments, having served 24 of the 28 years in international stations, including postings in Mali, Haiti, Jamaica, Germany, Russia, Pakistan and Iraq. 

Applied Security Technologies, Inc. (AST) is a professional security management and fire life safety services firm specializing in consulting, engineering and design, systems integration and program management. AST has worldwide experience and a strong knowledge of planning, designing, engineering, integrating, installing, and managing security programs and systems. We have proven capabilities and experience in security program management, design, and implementation.  AST has a strong history of planning, designing, engineering, integrating and constructing a broad range of security and life safety applications. AST has successfully installed hundreds of technical and physical security systems in US Embassies and Consulates worldwide.

AST Founder Stephen Polnick is a former Department of State Security Engineering Officer with more than 27 years of experience in security engineering management, security program management, and security system design. 

AST-SGI is a joint venture between Applied Security Technologies and SGI Global LLC. With AST’s highly specialized technical security expertise and SGI’s extensive training and intelligence analysis expertise, the AST-SGI Joint Venture was created to offer a broad portfolio of technical, operational, and analytical security services to address global security challenges. 


TO Provide a unique, integrated approach to address the technical, political, and operational aspects of global security challenges.

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