Federal Security Guard President Sentenced for $250K+ Theft, Records Fraud

security-guardOn April 8, Caleb Gray-Burriss, founder-president of the National Association of Special Police and Security Officers (NASPSO), was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to 76 months in prison, to be followed by 36 months of supervised probation, for multiple acts of mail fraud and embezzlement against the Washington, D.C.-based union and its benefit funds totaling $252,376.42. He also will have to pay full restitution and perform 100 hours of community service. Gray-Burriss had been found guilty by a jury in December following a protracted legal battle against federal authorities, extensively documented in Union Corruption Update. The actions follow a probe by the Labor Department’s Office of Labor-Management Standards, Employee Benefits Security Administration and Office of Inspector General.