Longwood Management Team

John (Jack) T. Connelly, Esq., CPP,
Jack began his security career in 1975 with the Medical Area Police operating in the Longwood/ Harvard Medical Area of Boston.
A graduate of Boston Latin, Holy Cross and New England Law-Boston, Jack is a member in good standing of the Federal, Massachusetts and Tax bars.
Jack served on the Governor’s Anti-Crime Council’s Security Committee; on the Commonwealth’s State Police Security Committee; and more recently on the Boston Police Commissioner’s Special Officer Rules Committee. Jack is also a former Northeastern University Criminal Justice adjunct professor.

In addition to currently serving as legal advisor on the IAHSS Security Standards Board, Jack authored the IAHSS’ educational material and regularly instructs on civil liability.

Jack occasionally serves as security expert to attorneys in matters involving civil liability. He was the defense security expert in the Massachusetts landmark case Whittaker v. Saraceno, 418 Mass. 196 (1994). Whittaker reversed the prior 25 year trend and placed limits on an organization’s [and other landowners] liability for incidents over which they have limited foreseeability or control.