*Board Certified in Security Management & Board Certified in Security Consulting*
Michael S. D’Angelo, CPP,CSC, CHPA 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.
Background - 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.
To succeed at his transition from Police professional to Security professional, 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 and Certified Healthcare Emergency Professional designations. Expanding his expertise in the healthcare sector, he went on to achieve both the Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator and Certified Healthcare Emergency Professional designations.
Litigation Support - 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.
*Please contact for Mr. D'Angelo's current CV.
Areas of Expertise
- Apartment/Condominium Security
- Bars/Lounges/Night Clubs
- Hospital Security
- Hotel Security
- Inadequate/Negligent Security
- Premises Liability
- School Security
- Security Management
- Violent Crimes
- Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
- A: Advanced Education: BA Social & Criminal Justice (Ashford University). AS Criminal Justice Administration (Miami-Dade College).
Professional Certifications: Certified Protection Professional, Certified Security Consultant, Certified Workplace Violence Prevention Specialist, Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator, Certified Healthcare Emergency Professional.
- Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
- A: ASIS International
Forensic Expert Witness Association
Leader's Excellence at Harvard Square
International Association of Professional Security Consultants
International Association of Healthcare Security & Safety
- Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
- A: Researcher and course developer for Workplace Violence. Developed program: Workplace Safety: Recognize and Respond to Aggressive Behavior (over 1000 students).
- Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
- A: No.
- Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
- A: Hospitals, Hotels, Bars, Apartment complexes, Retail outlets and public spaces.
- Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
- A: 60
- Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
- A: 40
- Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
- A: Full service consultancy providing all aspects of Forensic consulting (document review, site inspection, interviews, report drafting).
Available Upon Request