Bo Mitchell, CEM, CPP, CBCP, CHCM, CHSP, CHS-V, CSSM, CSHM, CFC, CIPS, CSC, CAS, TFCT3, CHEP, CERT, CMC

911 Consulting
Wilton, CT
Wilton, CT 06897
Web Site
Phone: 203-563-9999

911 Consulting is led by its founder and president, Bo Mitchell.

Bo was Police Commissioner of Wilton, CT for 16 years. He retired in February 2001 to found 911 Consulting which creates emergency plans, training and exercises for organizations like GE Headquarters, Health Net, Cablevision, Goodrich, Western Connecticut State University. He serves clients headquartered from Boston to LA working in their facilities from London to San Francisco. Bo has earned 16 certifications in homeland security, organizational safety and security. He also serves as an expert in landmark court cases nationally.

Bo is a Certified Business Continuity Professional, a Certified Emergency Manager and Certified in Homeland Security

Bo has earned certifications in a broad array of skills with a great depth of training:

• CEM (Certified Emergency Manager) International Association of Emergency Managers, the most respected emergency manager practitioners in the world.
• CPP (Certified Protection Professional) ASIS International (American Society for Industrial Security) is awarded to security professionals. Recognized by federal law (SAFETY Act) to protect the Certificant and his Clients in law suits regarding work done for protection against terrorism.
• CBCP (Certified Business Continuity Professional) Disaster Recovery Institute International regarding all the issues necessary to create BC plans and responses.
• CHCM (Certified Hazard Control Manager) Board of Certified Hazard Control Management to safety professionals qualified in the entire range of hazard control in the workplace.
• CHSP (Certified Healthcare Safety Professional) Board of Certified Hazard Control Management to safety professionals qualified in the entire range of healthcare issues including Joint Commission, CMS and the DPH.
• CHS-V (Certified, Homeland Security-Level 5) American Board for Certification in Homeland Security to those qualified in a broad base of Homeland Security, terrorism and WMD Issues. Level 5 is their highest certification
• CSSM (Certified in Security Supervision & Management) International Foundation for Protection Officers, the premier association for security and protection officers.
• CSHM (Certified Safety & Health Manager) Institute for Safety & Health Management to professionals who demonstrate knowledge of health and safety management skills and techniques through examination and experience.
• CFC (Certified Forensic Consultant) American College of Forensic Examiners to those qualified to consult in their expertise in the judicial process and testify in court, both criminal and civil.
• CIPS (Certified Infrastructure Protection Specialist) Office of Infrastructure Preparedness to professionals trained in NFPA 1600, NIMS (National Incident Management System), NRP (National Response Plan), ICS (Incident Command System), response to terrorism and emergency management
• CSC (Certified Security Consultant) IAPSC (International Association of Professional Security Consultants) to qualified and experienced security consultants who demonstrate expertise in a broad array of security consulting issues.
• CAS (Certified Anti-Terrorism Specialist) ATAB (Anti-Terrorism Accreditation Board) to qualified and experienced experts in this discipline.
• TFCT3 (Trained Field Controller, TOPOFF 3) DHS (Department of Homeland Security) for its Congressionally-mandated terrorism exercise in April 2005 in Connecticut and New Jersey
• CHEP (Certified Healthcare Safety Professional) Board of Certified Hazard Control Management to experienced and educated healthcare emergency management professionals.
• CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) is awarded by FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) to individuals trained to assist local emergency services in disaster response
• CMC (Certified Management Consultant) is awarded by the Institute of Management Consultants

He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from New York University and served in the U.S. Army Reserve for five years.

Bo continues his education by participating in these organizations:

1 ABCHS: American Board for Certification in Homeland Security
2 ACFEI: American College of Forensic Examiners International
3 ANSI: American National Standards Institute
4 ASIS: American Society for Industrial Security International
5 ASSE: American Society of Safety Engineers
6 ATAB: Anti-Terrorism Accreditation Board
7 BCHCM: Board of Certified Hazard Control Management
8 CBIA: Connecticut Business & Industry Association
9 CEMA: Connecticut Emergency Management Association
10 CPCA: Connecticut Police Chiefs Association
11 CSS: Connecticut Safety Society
12 CUPIC: College & University Police & Investigators Conference
13 DRII: Disaster Recovery Institute International
14 IACLEA: International Association of Campus Law Enforcement
Administrators
15 IACP: International Association of Police Chiefs
16 IAEM: International Association of Emergency Managers
17 IAPSC: International Association of Professional Security Consultants
18 ICC: International Code Council
19 IFPCPP: Int'l Foundation for Cultural Property Protection
20 IFPO: International Federation of Protection Officers
21 IHMM: Institute of Hazardous Materials Management
22 IMI: Int'l Maintenance Institute
23 IMC: Institute of Management Consultants
24 InfraGard: FBI/Private-Sector alliance dedicated to sharing information
& intelligence to prevent hostile acts against the United States.
25 ISHM: Institute of Safety & Health Management
26 NCA: National Constable Association
27 NECOP: New England Chiefs of Police
28 NECUSA: Northeast Colleges & Universities Security Association
29 NENA: National Emergency Number Association
30 NFPA: National Fire Protection Association
31 NYPD Shield
32 NYSCOP: New York State Chiefs of Police
33 OIP: Office of Infrastructure Preparedness
34 OSAC: Overseas Security Advisory Council
35 PCAC: Police Commissioners Association of Connecticut
36 SIA: Security Industry Association
37 WSO: World Safety Organization

Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: CEM, CPP, CBCP, CHCM, CHSP, CHS-V, CSSM, CSHM, CFC, CIPS, CSC, CHEP, CAS, TFCT3, CHEP, AEM, CERT, CMC

CERTIFICATIONS
Bo has earned certifications in a broad array of skills with a great depth of training:
• CEM (Certified Emergency Manager) International Association of Emergency Managers, the most respected emergency manager practitioners in the world.
• CPP (Certified Protection Professional) ASIS International (American Society for Industrial Security) is awarded to security professionals. Recognized by federal law (SAFETY Act) to protect the Certificant and his Clients in law suits regarding work done for protection against terrorism.
• CBCP (Certified Business Continuity Professional) Disaster Recovery Institute International regarding all the issues necessary to create BC plans and responses.
• CHCM (Certified Hazard Control Manager) Board of Certified Hazard Control Management to safety professionals qualified in the entire range of hazard control in the workplace.
• CHSP (Certified Healthcare Safety Professional) Board of Certified Hazard Control Management to safety professionals qualified in the entire range of healthcare issues including Joint Commission, CMS and the DPH.
• CHS-V (Certified, Homeland Security-Level 5) American Board for Certification in Homeland Security to those qualified in a broad base of Homeland Security, terrorism and WMD Issues. Level 5 is their highest certification
• CSSM (Certified in Security Supervision & Management) International Foundation for Protection Officers, the premier association for security and protection officers.
• CSHM (Certified Safety & Health Manager) Institute for Safety & Health Management to professionals who demonstrate knowledge of health and safety management skills and techniques through examination and experience.
• CFC (Certified Forensic Consultant) American College of Forensic Examiners to those qualified to consult in their expertise in the judicial process and testify in court, both criminal and civil.
• CIPS (Certified Infrastructure Protection Specialist) Office of Infrastructure Preparedness to professionals trained in NFPA 1600, NIMS (National Incident Management System), NRP (National Response Plan), ICS (Incident Command System), response to terrorism and emergency management
• CSC (Certified Security Consultant) IAPSC (International Association of Professional Security Consultants) to qualified and experienced security consultants who demonstrate expertise in a broad array of security consulting issues.
• CAS (Certified Anti-Terrorism Specialist) ATAB (Anti-Terrorism Accreditation Board) to qualified and experienced experts in this discipline.
• TFCT3 (Trained Field Controller, TOPOFF 3) DHS (Department of Homeland Security) for its Congressionally-mandated terrorism exercise in April 2005 in Connecticut and New Jersey
• CHEP (Certified Healthcare Safety Professional) Board of Certified Hazard Control Management to experienced and educated healthcare emergency management professionals.
• CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) is awarded by FEMA (Federal Emergency
Management Agency) to individuals trained to assist local emergency services in disaster response
• CMC (Certified Management Consultant) is awarded by the Institute of Management Consultants

Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: 1 ABCHS: American Board for Certification in Homeland Security
2 ACFEI: American College of Forensic Examiners International
3 ANSI: American National Standards Institute
4 ASIS: American Society for Industrial Security International
5 ASSE: American Society of Safety Engineers
6 ATAB: Anti-Terrorism Accreditation Board
7 BCHCM: Board of Certified Hazard Control Management
8 CBIA: Connecticut Business & Industry Association
9 CEMA: Connecticut Emergency Management Association
10 CPCA: Connecticut Police Chiefs Association
11 CSS: Connecticut Safety Society
12 CUPIC: College & University Police & Investigators Conference
13 DRII: Disaster Recovery Institute International
14 IACLEA: International Association of Campus Law Enforcement
Administrators
15 IACP: International Association of Police Chiefs
16 IAEM: International Association of Emergency Managers
17 IAPSC: International Association of Professional Security Consultants
18 ICC: International Code Council
19 IFPCPP: Int'l Foundation for Cultural Property Protection
20 IFPO: International Federation of Protection Officers
21 IHMM: Institute of Hazardous Materials Management
22 IMI: Int'l Maintenance Institute
23 IMC: Institute of Management Consultants
24 InfraGard: FBI/Private-Sector alliance dedicated to sharing information
& intelligence to prevent hostile acts against the United States.
25 ISHM: Institute of Safety & Health Management
26 NCA: National Constable Association
27 NECOP: New England Chiefs of Police
28 NECUSA: Northeast Colleges & Universities Security Association
29 NENA: National Emergency Number Association
30 NFPA: National Fire Protection Association
31 NYPD Shield
32 NYSCOP: New York State Chiefs of Police
33 OIP: Office of Infrastructure Preparedness
34 OSAC: Overseas Security Advisory Council
35 PCAC: Police Commissioners Association of Connecticut
36 SIA: Security Industry Association
37 WSO: World Safety Organization

Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Presentations Delivered, topics all in the field of emergency management and preparedness:
FEMA Emergency Management Institute Nat'l Higher Ed Conference (3X)
NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) National Conference
ASSE (American Society for Safety Engineers) Regional & National Conferences
SHRM (Society for Human Resources Managers) National Conference
WSO (World Safety Organization) National Conference
ABCHS (American Board: Certified Homeland Security: Nat'l Conference (2X)
GovSec/US Law Enforcement: National Conference
IAPSC (Intl. Ass. of Professional Security Consultants) National Conference
NCEF (National Catholic Education Association) National Conference
TFM (Today's Facilities Managers) National Conference
NASRO (National Association of School Resource Officers) Nat'l Convention
CUPIC (Campus & University Police Investigators Conference) Nat'l Conf. (2X)
AIMCAL (Ass. of Indust. Metalizers, Coaters & Laminators) Natl. Conference
CPM (Contingency Planning & Management Conference)
NECUSA (N.E. College & University Security Administrators) Annual Conference
ASIS* Boston, MA
ASIS* Fairfield County, CT
ASIS* Hartford, CT
ASIS* CPP Certification Preparation Courses in Connecticut (2X)
PCAC (Police Commissioners Association of Connecticut)
CSS (Connecticut Safety Society) Annual Symposium
CBIA (Connecticut Business & Industry Association) 2X
ACHM (Academy of Certified Hazard Material Managers) CT Chapter
IACLEA Int'l Assoc of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators CT Chapter
IMI (International Maintenance Institute) CT Chapter
Connecticut & New York State Associations of Independent Schools
Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA

Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No

Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: 2 Cases

Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Emergency Preparedness and Training

Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 50%

Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 50%

Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: None

Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: N/A

Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: None

Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: None

Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 3 years

Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.

Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $385

Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $385

Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $385

Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $385

Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Net all out of pocket expenses.

References

References available upon request to BoMitchell@911Consulting.net