New York City's Municipal Security Section. From 1994 to 1997, Mr. Lifrieri was a member of New York City's prestigious Municipal Security Section where he headed the Protective Operations Unit. The Protective Operations Unit was responsible for the technical protection of Mayor Giuliani, his family and other elected NYC officials. In this capacity, Mr. Lifrieri developed the current protocol for threat assessment and investigation, as well as the protocol for conducting site security surveys as related to all mayoral appearances.
As head of the Protective Operations Unit, Mr. Lifrieri's responsibilities also included protecting critical NYC infrastructure and key public buildings. He was instrumental in the security designs and personally oversaw the implementation of security upgrades.
Russian Organized Crime Project. While he was a member of the New York Police Department's Intelligence Division. Mr. Lifrieri was specially assigned to create the Department's Russian Organized Crime Project.
Service as a Member of the NYPD. Mr. Lifrieri retired from the NYPD in January 2001 after 20 years of service. Over the years he has received numerous decorations and awards including the prestigious rank of "Detective First Grade."