Michael S. D’Angelo, CPP
, is the Lead Consultant and Principal for Secure Direction Consulting, LLC. He has been in the Public Safety and Private Security
industries for over 25 years.
- Before transitioning into security management, Mr. D’Angelo was a Police Captain, serving 20+ years with the South Miami Florida Police Department. During his law enforcement career, he served in a variety of specialized units and gained significant managerial experience as a supervisor, middle manager, and senior commanding officer.
Upon transitioning to the private security profession, Mr. D’Angelo was hired as the Corporate Security Manager for Baptist Health South Florida where he served as an internal consultant for security and emergency preparedness to six hospitals and a multitude of outpatient/non- hospital facilities.
Mr. D'Angelo sat for the Certified Protection Professional exam, and in September of 2012 received his board certification in security management. Expanding his expertise in the healthcare sector, he went on to achieve both the Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator
and Certified Healthcare Emergency Professional
- Michael S. D’Angelo has over 20 years of experience in court and legal proceedings, both civil and criminal. He provides Forensic Litigation Support for cases involving Security and Law Enforcement
. Mr. D'Angelo's services include case review, expert testimony, and consultation on security standards and best practices.
Areas of Expertise
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- Physical Security
- Premises Liability / Negligence
- Healthcare Security
- Victims of Violent Crimes
- Officer Compliance
|Officer Policy and ProcedureHigh Liability PoliciesOfficer MisconductUse of ForceInternal Reviews|
Michael S. D'Angelo
Former police and military personnel possess attractive skill sets for the private security industry; however, the transition to the corporate arena is not without challenges. Competition for these jobs is fierce. Many candidates possess degrees in security management?some having spent their entire professional careers in private security. From Police to Security Professional: A Guide to a Successful Career Transition provides tips on overcoming the inherent obstacles law enforcement professionals face in making the switch and supplies a practical roadmap for entry into the private security world.