Michael S. D'Angelo offers expert independent security consultation, advice, and expertise based on best practices and professional industry guidelines.
- Security Consulting - includes risk assessments, security surveys, management plan development, and guard force planning for client organizations, provided by a Certified Protection Professional
- Workplace Violence Prevention / Education - From workplace violence/ active shooter threat assessments, to employee education, as a Certified Workplace Violence Prevention Specialist, D'Angelo provides customized, effective programs to organizations. The in-house designed, 4 hour program, Workplace Violence: Recognize & Respond to Aggressive Behavior, teaches staff practical measures to effectively de-escalate potentially violent encounters
- Forensic Consulting - Case review, expert testimony, and consultation on security standards and best practices.
Michael S. D’Angelo, CPP, CSC, CHPA, founder of Secure Direction Consulting, LLC. He has been in the public safety and private security industries for over 25 years.
Background - Before transitioning into security management, Mr. D’Angelo was a Police Captain, serving 23 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. D'Angelo achieved both Board Certification in Security Management (CPP) and Board Certification in Security Consulting (CSC). Expanding his expertise in the healthcare sector, he went on to achieve both the Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator (CHPA) and Certified Healthcare Emergency Professional (CHEP) designations.
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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.