Vincent Noce, a staff member of the Mississippi Office of Homeland Security, recently completed a master of arts degree in security studies at the Naval Postgraduate School Center for Homeland Defense and Security. Noce has served in various investigative and intelligence roles in government for the past 17 years, and recently served a two-year tour as director of Mississippi’s U.S. Department of Homeland Security-designated fusion center. He currently serves as a program director at state homeland security headquarters. He earned a bachelor of arts degree from Marquette University and currently resides in Flowood.
During the 18-month online and in-residence program, Noce collaborated with homeland security officials from across the nation on current policy, strategy and organizational design challenges. He wrote a thesis titled “Collective Impact and its Application to the Domestic Intelligence Enterprise.”