The Investigations Unit is also responsible for providing executive
and dignitary protection for individuals who visit the MIT campus.
The security needs and concerns are correlated between numerous federal,
state, and local law enforcement agencies. Often times this includes
working with the F.B.I., the Secret Service, the Department of Homeland Security, the State Department,
the Massachusetts State Police, Boston Police Department, and the Cambridge Police. Some of
the dignitaries visiting MIT were: Department of Elder Affairs
Dr. Leo MacKay, Retired US Army General Norman Schwartzkof, Former
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Deputy Prime Minister of
Singapore Dr. Tony Keng Yam, Irish Peace Activist John Hume, Nokia
CEO Jorma Ollila, His Holiness the Dalai Lama and president Barack Obama.
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