Sal Lifrieri
Sal Lifrieri served as the Director of Security and Intelligence Operations for Mayor Rudolph Giuliani's Office of Emergency Management where he was responsible for the management of security, intelligence and counter surveillance operations. He also served as a member of the elite NYPD hostage negotiation team for twelve years.
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Mr. Lifrieri's Assigments as the Director of Security and Intellegence Operations included:
  • Crisis and Contingency Planning for the city and some of its larger corporate residents;
  • Risk Assessment and Crisis/Consequence Planning for the city's key buildings and critical infrastructure;
  • Coordination of Intelligence and Anti-terrorism Operations with city, state, federal and international agencies/countries;
  • Security, Design and Construction of New York City's Emergency Operations Center.
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Sal Lifrieri in New York City

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.

Sal Lifrieri on Russian Crime

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.

Sal Lifrieri at the New York Police Department

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."

Positions as an Instructor on Security Related Subjects

Sal Lifrieri at the Department of Defense
A Lecturer for the United States Department of Defense.
"Marshall Center for International Security Studies," located in Garmisch, Germany.
Sal Lifrieri at the Department of Justice
A Certified Technical Assistance Provider for the United States Department of Justice.
Specializing in Threat and Vulnerability Assessments.
Sal Lifrieri at Fordham Univserity
A Lecturer at Fordham University.
White Plains, NY, guest lecturer on Stalking.
Sal Lifrieri at Iona College
A Lecturer at Iona College.
New Rochelle, NY, guest lecturer on "Terrorism & Executive Protection" and "Terrorism & Crisis Management."

. . . : : : Sal Lifrieri's Most Sought-after Speeches include : : : . . .
Security Awareness Intelligence Social Networking Crisis Management
  • Crisis Planning & Intelligence Operations
    (Using Intelligence for Crisis Planning)
  • The Crisis Management Planning Process
  • Crisis Management Versus Consequence Management
  • Identifying and Planning for the Modern Day Terrorist
Specialty Talks
  • Guarding elected officials
    (Real) Life Experiences from the Detail)
Talks can be from 60 minutes to a full day, depending on
the topic.   Many topics can be linked to a "table top"
exercise or to "round table" facilitated discussions.

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