ME: Court Certified Expert Organized Criminal Groups & Narcotics Trafficking
Degree: Masters Professional Education Bachelors of Science Business Adm.
Area of Study: Criminal Justice
Professional Membership: FBI National Academy Association Tri State Troopers Association
Captain Robert “Bob” Gaugler is a highly decorated police officer who has over 27 years of law enforcement experience with the New Jersey State Police. Captain Gaugler enlisted as a “Trooper” in 1986, and has risen through the ranks of the New Jersey State Police to his current assignment as the Commander of the Intelligence Section -Official Corruption Bureau. As a veteran in law enforcement, Captain Gaugler possesses extensive leadership and supervisory
experience. He provides expertise in criminal investigations, intelligence development,
informant development, Homeland Security, and innovative law enforcement practices and procedures. Over the course of his distinguished career, he has held assignments in several high profile investigative units, including Organized Crime, Drug Trafficking, Violent Street Gangs, Cargo Theft & Robbery, Official Corruption and Office of Professional Standards. Captain Gaugler has developed an extensive experience and knowledge of transnational criminal organizations, violent gangs and drug smuggling networks. He is a Court recognized and certified expert in the field of Organized Criminal Groups and Drug Trafficking Techniques. He has created and instituted various strategies to investigate and combat global crime and terrorist activity, enhanced intelligence efforts and provided innovative Homeland Security efforts. Captain Gaugler has also provided training and instruction on topics related to transnational criminal activity, traditional and non-traditional organized criminal groups/gangs, smuggling trends & techniques, and Intelligence-Led Policing to various law enforcement forums and academies. He has Instructed at the International Law Enforcement Academy for the US State Department Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, on the topics of Transnational Organized Crime, Terrorism and Anti-Corruption. Captain Gaugler possesses a proven history of successful partnerships with other law enforcement agencies, jurisdictions, and personnel throughout the United States and abroad. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy Executive Leadership School (Session 249), and holds a Masters of Professional Education and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Degrees from Seton Hall University.