Michael S. D'Angelo, CPP, CSC, CHPA Expert Witness

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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Security and Premises Liability

Specialty Focus: Premises Liability, Negligent Security, Violent Crimes, Workplace Violence, Healthcare Security, Guard Services, Risk Assessment, Hospital Security, Incident Reporting, Security Training, Security Systems Design, Active Shooter

Education: BA Social & Criminal Justice, Ashford University; AS Criminal Justice Administration, Miami-Dade College; Command Officers Development Course, Southern Police Institute

Years in Practice: 25+


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Michael S. D'Angelo, is the Principal & Lead Consultant for Secure Direction Consulting, LLC, provides case review, expert testimony and consultation on security standards and best practices in cases involving premises liability, negligent security, and related civil litigation, with a special focus on healthcare security and workplace violence. D'Angelo has been in the public safety and private security industries for nearly 30 years. He retired as a Police Captain with the South Miami Police Department, having served 23 years through the ranks of Officer, Sergeant, Commander, and Captain. Upon transitioning to the private sector, he was hired as the corporate security leader 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 facilities. He now provides risk assessments, security plans, guard force planning and program management as well as workplace violence prevention programs to businesses and organizations. D’Angelo holds an Associates degree in Criminal Justice Administration (Miami-Dade College) as well as a Bachelors degree in Social and Criminal Justice (Ashford University). Additionally, he is a graduate of the prestigious Southern Police Institute’s Command Officer Development Course. He is certified in both Security Management (CPP) and Security Consulting (CSC), as well as being a Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator(CHPA), Certified Healthcare Emergency Professional (CHEP), and Certified Workplace Violence Prevention Specialist. *Please email us for Mr. D’Angelo’s current CV.